EarlySense Gains Patent For Respiratory Trending Analysis Designed For Reducing “Never Events”
In March 2013, EarlySense Ltd. gained a US patent for the respiratory trending analysis portion of its EarlySense System, a touch-free monitoring system that detects a patient’s heart rate, respiration, and movement using a sensor placed under the bed mattress. The company is initially targeting the estimated two million medical surgical beds in US and European hospitals in hopes of improving patient safety and reducing preventable adverse events.
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