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Recovery Force Health's MAC System Receives Vizient's Innovative Technology Contract

Wednesday, July 10, 2024

Recovery Force Health (RF Health) has announced that its Movement And Compressions (MAC) System.

The world’s first wearable therapeutic compression device that also measures and displays real-time patient mobility data, has been awarded an Innovative Technology contract from Vizient, Inc., the nation’s largest provider-driven healthcare performance improvement company.

This recognition follows a recommendation by hospital experts serving on one of Vizient’s customer-led councils, underscoring the MAC System's unique attributes that could significantly enhance healthcare practices.

The MAC System was selected through Vizient’s rigorous Innovative Technology Program, which evaluates products for their potential to improve clinical care, patient safety, healthcare worker safety, and operational efficiency in healthcare settings.

Receive the Innovative Technology designation for their Movement and Compressions System.

The importance of enhancing patient engagement to improve compliance with deep vein thrombosis (DVT) prevention and early mobility, facilitated by the MAC System's cordless design allowing patients mobility while receiving necessary DVT prophylaxis.

In addition to providing mechanical compression for DVT prevention, the MAC System empowers patients to set mobility goals, equipping caregivers with essential metrics to support in-hospital mobility efforts and adherence to recommended DVT prophylaxis protocols.

Clinical trials suggest potential benefits such as increased compliance with prophylactic measures, more frequent patient mobilization, reduced hospital stays, and fewer patient refusals.

Recovery Force Health on receives the Innovative Technology contract, recognizing the MAC System’s efficiencies and its potential to drive significant advancements in healthcare delivery.

Vizient serves a diverse customer base, including academic medical centers, pediatric facilities, community hospitals, integrated health networks, and non-acute healthcare providers, with a purchasing portfolio exceeding $140 billion annually.

Through its Innovative Technology Program, Vizient collaborates with customer-led councils to evaluate and recognize products that introduce genuine innovation to healthcare practices.

 

 

 

 

Source: rfhealth.com

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