On a recent episode of the popular podcast, The MediCast.
They were selected by the podcast’s team because they were one of the most cutting-edge and interesting products at the convention.
Even if you are not in the EMS or first responder community, this a fantastic introduction into Mangar’s physical and financial solution.
Ambulance Victoria in Victoria, Australia installed an Elk into every ambulance in their fleet. After having completed a 2 year study, Ambulance Victoria found that the highest musculoskeletal injuries had come from lifting patients from floor level to trolley or gurney height.
Chris Montera follows up that the typical back injury can cost an ambulance service anywhere from $50,0000-$100,000.
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The Raiser Lifting Cushion is a new companion system to their patient, bathroom, and bedroom lifting systems. Applying their innovative, battery powered, pneumatic technology to the living room and beyond. The Mangar Raiser Lifting Cushion is designed to give an extra boost standing up from chair and support while sitting back down.
Developed by the National Council on Aging (NCOA), Falls Prevention Day was started to highlight the significant issue of falls and help older Americans prevent future falls. The day, September 22nd (the first day of fall), included special, scientifically proven fall prevention exercise classes. Including everything from Ta-Chi to the groundbreaking FallScape.