FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 1, 2020
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Maureen L. Mulvihill, Ph.D./814-355-0003
Bellefonte MedTech Company Shifts to Producing Face Shields During the Coronavirus Pandemic
BELLEFONTE, PA – – Actuated Medical, Inc. (AMI) recently announced on Facebook that it started manufacturing Face Shields for first responders and medical professionals battling the Coronavirus pandemic.
“We are ramping up toward 20,000 shields in the next few weeks,” said Maureen L. Mulvihill, PhD, President & CEO of AMI. The first lot of shields shipped on Tuesday, March 31 to customers in Dallas, Tx., Baltimore, Md., and State College, Pa. The 20-person medical device company created a production line for the shields in one week.
“So proud of the team!!” Mulvihill continued on the post. “If you know any healthcare professionals interested have them email firstname.lastname@example.org.”
The shield consists of a clear polycarbonate for visibility. Its multiuse design can be cleaned with bleach, alcohol, or soap and water. The Face Shields are packaged in boxes of 20 shields and sold for $400 per box ($20 per Face Shield).
AMI is known for its innovative TubeClear system, a medical device that allows clinicians to maintain flow of feeding tubes in patients who cannot eat orally. The company is currently developing over 20 new products for clinical and research applications .
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About Actuated Medical, Inc.
Actuated Medical develops medical devices that integrate electronically controlled motion technologies that improve patient outcomes and reduce healthcare costs. Their development process focuses on intellectual property, regulatory, and reimbursement strategies to decrease commercialization risk and attract medical device technology acquisition partnerships. Their devices solve unmet clinical needs in target markets e.g., GI, critical care and pediatrics. Actuated Medical a certified women-owned business located in Bellefonte, PA and is ISO 13485 certified.