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James Patrick - A Chicago Inventor

Inventor of the LIFTAEM

Lateral patient transfers pose a significant safety challenge for health care workers today. Approximately 52% of nurses complain of chronic back pain, which is primarily attributed to lifting and transferring patients.

Smart Medical Technology's patented Liftaem patient transfer system significantly reduces the time and number of health care workers needed for lateral transfer of patients.

The Liftaem is designed to safely and effectively move a patient from one lateral surface to another using a cushion of air. An example would be moving a patient from the stretcher to the operating table. The Liftaem can even move patients up to 1,000 pounds. What used to take a whole team of workers now takes only one.

James Patrick

Inventor of the LIFTAEM

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