Winners of the 2018 SPHM Technology Innovation Award!

In recognition of the essential partnership between end users and technology companies, the International Journal of SPHM sponsored the first SPHM Technology Innovation Award. The award was presented at the conference dinner at the 1st International SPHM Conference and Expo in Atlanta, GA on September 6, 2018. Please see the top three technology innovations below!

1st Place – Supply Track (Clear Point Solutions)
2nd Place – Single Patient Use Bariatric Kit (Alpha Modalities LLC)
3rd Place – Positioning Lock (Guldmann Inc))

Each submission was judged by a team of international SPHM experts using the following criteria:

  • The innovation
  • The problem the technology solves
  • The technology’s compatibility with existing SPHM equipment (if appropriate)
  • Ease of use for the end user
  • Affordability
  • Durability
  • How intuitive the technology is to use

For the purpose of the award, “technology” means equipment, slings, or other accessories that relate to the safe patient handling and mobility of patients or residents.

We thank all of those who submitted nominations ans will open submissions for 2019 in January!