Unsung Heroes of COVID-19: Respiratory Therapists

We’ve been talking a lot about the heroism of doctors and nurses in this crisis, but there’s another critical health care practitioner who deserves a ton of recognition: respiratory therapists.

Maxtec Named Finalist for ChamberWest “Best Place to Work”

The ChamberWest Chamber of Commerce recently released a list of Award Finalists for their 2020 Annual Awards Gala. Maxtec has been named a finalist for “Best Place to Work” along with two other area companies. The ChamberWest 2020 Annual Awards Gala will be held on Thursday, February 20th from 5pm to 8:30pm at the Maverick … Read more

Celebrating Respiratory Care Week

Celebrating Respiratory Care Week with customers and friends. One of them retires after next week! Left to right:– Bernard Williams, RRT, Kettering Health Network, Respiratory Care Manager– Diane Westhafer, RRT, Kettering Health Network, Respiratory Care Manager (11-1-18 freedom)– Brian Laycock, RRT, Maxtec, Vice President for Clinical Sales– Greg Rittenhouse, RRT, Kettering Health Network, Education Coordinator, … Read more

Maxtec’s EyeMax 2 Helps “Miracle” Baby During Time Spent in NICU

A “miracle” baby born four months premature and so small she could fit in her mother’s palm has defied the odds and is just about to turn a half-year old. Baby Elsie spent months in the NICU and Maxtec’s EyeMax 2 (pictured) helped her on her road to recovery.

New Intermountain Transformation Center Changing Medical Care

Intermountain Healthcare has opened its 120,000 square-foot Kem C. Gardner Intermountain Transformation Center.  It is the home for multiple institutes and programs that are transforming the way medical care is provided in the U.S. and globally to achieve the highest clinical quality at the lowest sustainable cost.

Three days in a chiller

One million newborn babies die worldwide each year as a result of a lack of oxygen. In countries with a lack of sophisticated technology, a cooling mattress would offer a simpler and affordable solution.

Sydney baby oxygen mix-up

“A report into a deadly south-west Sydney hospital gas mix-up has outlined recommendations including a performance watch for the health district, after a “catastrophic error” left one baby dead and another with suspected brain damage.”

Baby left with significant injury

The error was identified, after a pediatrician raised concerns over the death of the baby. An oxygen machine in one of the hospital’s theatres was incorrectly installed and certified by gas supplier.