Grand Rapids, MI, September 09, 2023 — AirLife, a main North American producer and distributor of consumable medical gadgets for anesthesia and respiratory care previously generally known as SunMed, and OralKleen, a medical system firm devoted to enhancing ventilated affected person security and decreasing ventilator-associated pneumonia by means of superior oral care gadgets, immediately introduced they’ve entered into a strategic distribution settlement for the OralKleen oral care complete digital resolution. Both organizations will collate their respective experience within the design and distribution of novel oral care gadgets serving the care continuum for all affected person teams.
Gary Lauterbach, CEO of OralKleen, stated, “OralKleen is worked up to mix our scientific and growth capabilities in oral care gadgets for unmatched ventilated affected person security and sufferers in danger for growing hospital acquired pneumonia with these of a world-class manufacturing and gross sales group like AirLife. Together, we will provide sufferers and caregivers extra fast and expanded entry to our subsequent era oral care gadgets for bettering affected person outcomes for ventilated and incapacitated sufferers. We entered this course of looking for an skilled, quality-focused, North American associate that shared our ardour and patient-centered tradition. AirLife achieves these targets whereas offering OralKleen a distinctive alternative to produce the worldwide market.” OralKleen will mix its award-winning household of clinically differentiated oral care gadgets utilizing patented know-how, with AirLife’s appreciable growth and commercialization expertise in medical gadgets to speed up time to market at scale. OralKleen has efficiently constructed a various portfolio of belongings in oral care belongings, which deal with excessive unmet medical wants throughout the spectrum of at-risk, ventilated sufferers. OralKleen’s flagship single-handed digital/suction/and illuminated resolution and complete product is at present in restricted market launch and yielding glorious scientific outcomes, demonstrating elevated affected person security and diminished caregiver workload and process instances for successfully and effectively managing mechanically ventilated sufferers.
Hank Struik, CEO of AirLife, stated, “This strategic partnership permits AirLife and OralKleen to convey this best-in-class, subsequent era oral care gadgets to market at scale and with affected person security on the forefront of our commercialization plan. The mixture of each organizations’ experience will enable clinically differentiated oral care gadgets to get within the fingers of healthcare practitioners and mitigate dangers related to ventilated sufferers, consequently bettering security which is a purpose on the coronary heart of each AirLife and OralKleen’s cultures.” AirLife has continued to develop its product providing by including respected manufacturers similar to Salter Labs®, Ethox Medical™, Ventlab™, Westmed™, Airlife™ and Vital Signs™. The AirLife household of manufacturers provides a product portfolio that spans the continuum of care from first responder to house care, with security, affected person consolation, and scientific efficiency in thoughts. AirLife boasts over 1 million sq. ft of producing, 120+ engineers and complete experience in all plastics supplies and conversion, supported by a world class Quality Management System. AirLife is consistently evaluating clinically differentiated merchandise to convey to market and strategic partnerships to assist its mission of dedication to bettering the standard of life.