On Our Radar
TechGate helps to keep unscreened and/or unsupervised staff from entering the magnetic resonance imaging room. The gate is deployed at the push of a button via remote control, providing immediate physical restriction. A warning message is displayed in LED across the gate’s arms. A rapid, breakaway feature allows emergency access.Aegys
Sterilis turns hazardous regulated medical waste (RMW) into harmless confetti at the point of generation. Users can dispose of their RMW as if it were regular trash. It requires no plumbing, plugs into a standard outlet, and operates through a touchscreen for ease of use.Sterilis Medical Corp.
The BackPack system is a mobile, cordless, electrostatic disinfectant application system. It holds up to one gallon of water-soluble liquid of the user’s choice, including disinfectants, sanitizers, deodorizers and cleaners. The system’s electrostatic technology and induction charging of liquid droplets produces precise, controlled liquid applications. E-Mist Innovations Inc.
NOT A PEEP
The Sound Collection architectural panels, formerly Plyboo Sound, has expanded with new sound-dampening features. It comprises seven new designs, each featuring QuietWall noise-dampening technology, which has a noise-reduction coefficient of up to .70. It is made from Forest Stewardship Council, 100 percent-certified bamboo and produced with RealCore technology to ensure structural integrity.Smith & Fong Co.
The Comfort-4 ECO medical recliner is fit for a wide range of patient therapies. Its power lift vertically adjusts the chair seat up to nine inches for easy and safe patient access, while allowing the physician and medical staff to facilitate care by adjusting the height. Other adjustment points include the backrest, seat tilt and leg rest. Champion Manufacturing Inc.
MIX AND MATCH
The Halsa seating and table collection was designed specifically for the health care community. The line includes chairs in five styles: guest, multiple, loveseat, bariatric and a patient chair. Each one includes the option of open or closed arms. The tables come in five configurations: two stand-alone options and three tandem options. Allseating Corp.
FIT FOR THE TASK
Accommodate seating is designed for easy cleaning, with an open, wipe-out space between the seat and back. The line’s guest and bariatric chairs are lightweight and can be placed easily in neat rows or seating clusters to facilitate conversations. It also includes café and counter-height stools to fit a variety of health care spaces. The HON Co.
BIT OF WHIMSY
The Vollis Simpson upholstery collection is inspired by the American folk artist of the same name. The line comes in six designs representative of his works and a variety of coordinated colors. It’s ideal for high-traffic areas that may need a playful but sophisticated look, such as children’s hospitals. The designs are available with or without a moisture barrier. Sunbrella
A PATH TO FOLLOW
The recently updated Safe-T-First flooring line uses photoluminescent technology to provide a complete escape path-marking system through emergency egress stairwells and hallways that may go dark in the event of an unexpected power outage. The photoluminescence will appear as a yellow-green light when other light is diminished. The low-maintenance, durable surface comes in 36 different colors. Tarkett
noraplan valua flooring is inspired by textures and details found in nature. It offers a tranquil 32-color palette and a seamless natural texture. The line is available in sheets and planks and is ideal for a variety of health care settings. It is designed with improved acoustics to absorb footfall sounds. The flooring’s dense nonporous surface helps to repel dirt and bacteria. nora systems Inc.
TAKE A STAND
ECOrx is designed for health care and other environments. It features a dynamic energy return that forces users to stay off their heels and on the balls of their feet to reduce standing fatigue. It is available in both glue-down rolls and adhesive-free interlocking tiles. The flooring features ECOguard, a factory-applied coating to protect it from dirt and scuff marks. Ecore International
GEM OF A FLOOR
Natural Creations Luxury Flooring with Diamond10 technology uses the hardness of cultured diamonds to keep it looking new through years of use. It features the industry’s first performance coating made with cultured diamonds, protecting Natural Creations floors from scratches and scuffs. It also repels dirt and stain-causing agents while minimizing the need for polishing. Armstrong Flooring Inc.