Singapore-based ABM Respiratory Care launches remote-managed "tele-ventilator" in the fight against COVID-19

May 14, 2020
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by Danielle Bradnan
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Much has been made of ventilator shortages in fighting COVID-19; however, a lack of skilled respiratory staff continues to place an overwhelming burden on the current staff. While telehealth is often perceived as video conferencing for patients to receive care from their homes, prior to COVID-19, one of its strongest value propositions was being able to provide remote specialist care in-hospital. The tele-ventilator, sold under the name BiWaze Ion, will reduce the enormous pressure seen on respiratory care specialists in the fight against COVID-19. Clients newly interested in telehealth should be looking beyond home-based care and at the rich opportunities available in the clinical setting.

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