Pressure ulcers are a problem with a major impact on the quality of care and a drain on the healthcare budget. Once pressure ulcers develop, it takes a long time to heal and sometimes it cannot be cured.
For this reason, prevention is essential. Alternating positions is a proven method of improving mobility in bedridden patients. In practice, however, the implementation of good alternating positioning is a challenge: the effect is not immediately visible and the pressure on care is great.
The Momo BedSense developed by Momo Medical is an innovative solution in the form of a sensor plate that is placed under a mattress. The sensors measure movements and an algorithm provides insight into the patient's movement and posture changes. The time until the next change of posture is shown by a circle of light. In this way, changing positions can be better integrated into the daily nursing routine.
This investment was made by innovation fund FundIQare: a cooperation of investors. Partners are Fundis, regional development company for Zuid-Holland InnovationQuarter and Noaber