Bariatric Times

AUG 2016

A peer-reviewed, evidence-based journal that promotes clinical development and metabolic insights in total bariatric patient care for the healthcare professional

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Bariatric Times Buyers Guide 2016 37 Bariatric Times • August 2016 PATIENT TRANSFER H OVERTECH INTERNATIONAL HoverJack ® Air Patient Lift In the event of a patient fall, the air-assisted H overJack allows caregivers to gently lift patients from the floor to bed or stretcher patients from the floor to bed or stretcher height in supine position, maximizing patient comfort and dignity and minimizing the risk of injury to both patient and caregivers. The HoverJack has a 1200 lb. weight limit and is available in two sizes to accommodate most patients. HoverMatt ® Air Transfer System Air-assisted lateral transfer and repositioning system reduces force required to move a patient by 80-90%, reducing caregiver injury and increasing patient comfort and safety. The HoverMatt has a 1200 lb. weight limit and is available in multiple sizes and models to accommodate patient size and equipment. HoverMatt ® Single-Patient Use Air Transfer System Air-assisted lateral transfer and repositioning system that reduces the force required to move a patient by 80-90%, minimizing caregiver injury and increasing patient comfort and safety. The Single-Patient Use (SPU) model eliminates the costs and logistics associated with reprocessing, while reducing the risk of cross-contamination. The HoverMatt SPU has a 1200 lb. weight limit and is available in multiple sizes and models to accommodate patient size and equipment. HOVERTECH INTERNATIONAL HoverSling ® Transfer & Lift Device HoverMatt air-assisted transfer technology and a lift sling are combined into one disposable product, providing a seamless transition for lateral transfers and over-head lift transfers. Air Transfer Devices P ATIENT MANAGEMENT TOOLS EXEMPLO MEDICAL, LLC e MD for Bariatrics Patient Tracking Software I ndustry leader in highly flexible fully ndustry leader in highly flexible fully i ntegrated software used to track candidates seminar thru surgery, collect/report patient/COE data, review/analyze results and shape program/marketing goals. Optional: shape program/marketing goals. Optional: Meaningful Use Stage 2 & Billing. Software PRACTICE MANAGEMENT TOOLS BARIATRICPAL B ariatricPal.com T his social network acts as an additional peer s upport resource for weight loss surgery patients. Joining the BariatricPal.com network allows you to show your support of this community. Patients turn to each other every day for peer-to-peer support, including tips on diet and exercise, pre-surgery expectations and post-surgery encouragement. BariatricPal.com complements your efforts to promote patient health. Assistance Sling Lifts g Education and Training g B ARIATRICPAL BariatricPal Magazine An electronic publication that provides advice and information to the weight loss s urgery community. Writing articles for this magazine is an opportunity to build trust and promote your name and expertise to h undreds of thousands of BariatricPal.com members who may become your patients and/or recommend you to their friends. All bariatric experts, including surgeons, dietitians, mental health professionals, and n urses, are encouraged to contribute to the magazine. Contact us to let us know about your interest and expertise. The Big Books on Weight Loss Surgery The Big Book series provides more tools for patient success. Currently, the series includes books that address the following: Gastric Sleeve, Lap-Band, Gastric Bypass, and Bariatric Surgery. All books are available i n hard print copies and in digital download forms. Visit http://www.bariatricpal.com/page/books/reco http://www.bariatricpal.com/page/books/reco http://www.bariatricpal.com/page/books/reco http://www.bariatricpal.com/page/books/reco http://www.bariatricpal.com/page/books/reco mmended.html to learn more. C INÉ-MED, INÉ-MED, INC. INC. Abdominal Wall Reconstruction This book is a comprehensive and up-to-date a ccount of the field of Abdominal; Wall Reconstruction (AWR), including fundamentals of different methods and materials used in the repair of the abdominal w all after hernia, including both general surgery and plastic surgery techniques. Also included is a section on outcome-based r esearch and a discussion on Centers of Excellence. Atlas of Metabolic and Weight Loss Surgery A fully illustrated step-by-step guide to 51 o pen and laparoscopic procedures for metabolic and weight loss surgery, including the latest information on sleeve gastrectomy, gastric banding, biliopancreatic diversion, and more. Evidence-based Approach to Minimally Invasive Surgery A review of scientific literature in the field of minimally invasive surgery. Each chapter includes a summary of the current management strategy for the disease process, review of published literature on the topic, and a summary of potential changes in the treatment algorithm. Continued on following page

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