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Leaf Healthcare Inc.

Wearable sensor wirelessly monitors patients to prevent pressure ulcers

This article was originally published in Start Up

Executive Summary

Leaf Healthcare Inc. is betting that caregivers of bedridden patients at risk of developing pressure ulcers will be willing to follow a turn protocol based on feedback from the Leaf Patient Monitor. The disposable, wearable, wireless patient sensor monitors patient orientation, so that patients can be turned properly every two hours, day and night, during their stay.


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