University of Iowa startup and medical device developer iotaMotion Inc. has raised $2 million in a seed financing round to fuel the development of novel robotic systems for cochlear implantation surgery.
The Technology Association of Iowa last night honored three Corridor companies, along with NewBoCo and its Executive Director Eric Engelmann, in the organization's annual Prometheus Awards for technology industry leadership.
The University of California, San Francisco/University of California Berkeley (UCSF/UC Berkeley) is now working with the Santos® Institute to integrate Santos® technologies into its teaching curriculum and research programs.
Dr. Carisa Harris Adamson, Assistant Professor at the Division of Occupational & Environmental Medicine at UCSF and Director of Ergonomics Research & Graduate Training at UCSF/UC Berkeley, is working with the Santos® Institute to integrate two SantosHuman Inc. (SHI) products, Santos® Pro and Santos® Lite into her research and teaching curriculum.
At any given time, 33 percent of patients in hospital intensive care units and 9 percent of all others are physically unable to use a standard nurse call button.
In addition, many cannot speak because of a breathing tube and/or paralysis.
This lack of communication can lead to costly common medical complications such as adverse reactions to medications, aspiration pneumonia or pressure ulcers.