Denver, CO, April 28, 2019 --(PR.com
)-- Securisyn Medical, a Denver-based medical device start-up, was one of 6 companies selected nationally for the inaugural Mayo/ASU MedTech Accelerator, combining one of the nation’s foremost medical institutions in the Mayo Clinic with the unparalleled innovation leadership of ASU. The Accelerator program recognizes transformative efforts in medical technology, identifying and fostering emerging innovations that are poised to advance healthcare.
"The program consists of six extremely dynamic startups with product offerings we feel are poised to improve patient care and outcomes through their new innovations," says Steven Lester, M.D., a Mayo Clinic, cardiologist and medical director of the accelerator. "At Mayo Clinic, we want to translate idealism into action and work to invent the healthcare of tomorrow. This was the guiding vision for the formation of the MedTech Accelerator, a collaborative effort between Mayo Clinic and Arizona State University. We are so excited to have Securisyn Medical - a dynamic company with a truly innovative solution to the real and potentially tragic medical issue of unplanned extubation as part of the program. We believe this program will accelerate their vision of bringing the number of this potentially tragic event to zero!"
“Our mission is to eliminate the common and costly problem of unplanned extubation, the unintended removal of a patient’s life-sustaining breathing tube,” said Mark Bruning, Securisyn Medical’s President and CEO. “Over the course of the next 6 months and beyond, Securisyn will collaborate with some of the country’s most distinguished medical mentors and researchers to gain additional insights from users to optimize our most market-ready technology, SolidAIRity™ Airway Stabilization System, the only fully integrated endotracheal tube securement system.”
About Securisyn Medical, LLC.
Securisyn Medical, LLC (www.securisyn.com) headquartered in Highlands Ranch, Colorado, is a young and innovative medical technology and solutions company dedicated to creating and cultivating an approach to airway management that will enhance airway safety, prevent unplanned extubation and its associated complications, provide peace of mind for patients, their families, and practitioners and decrease healthcare costs through ethical, profitable, and sustainable business practices. The company is focused on collaborating with stakeholders around the world to eliminate preventable deaths related to airway management.
About the Mayo Clinic and Arizona State University Alliance for Health Care
Together, through the Mayo Clinic and Arizona State University Alliance for Health Care, the recognized world leader in patient care, education and research, and the nation's most innovative university, are bringing the brightest minds together to accelerate cutting-edge research discoveries; improve patient care through health care innovation; and transform medical education to enhance health outcomes at individual, community and national levels.
ASU, ranked No. 1 "Most Innovative School" in the nation by U.S. News & World Report for three consecutive years, has forged the model for a new American university. ASU is a comprehensive public research institution, measured not by whom it excludes, but by whom it includes and how they succeed - advancing research and discovery of public value, and assuming fundamental responsibility for the economic, social, cultural and overall health of the communities it serves. ASU operates on the principle that learning is a personal and original journey for each student - that they thrive on experience and the process of discovery cannot be bound by traditional academic disciplines. Through innovation and a commitment to accessibility, ASU has drawn pioneering researchers to its faculty even as it expands opportunities for qualified students, attracting some of the highest caliber students from all 50 states and more than 130 nations.
About Mayo Clinic
Mayo Clinic is a nonprofit organization committed to clinical practice, education and research, providing expert, comprehensive care to everyone who needs healing. (Learn more: https://www.mayoclinic.org/about-mayo-clinic)
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