Posted: October 25, 2019
RETAIN Labs Medical developed REsuscitation TrAIning for Neonatal Healthcare Providers, a system that combines low-cost resuscitation simulators into copyrighted computer and board games. The simulator uses evidence-based data from real-life resuscitations to enhance the practice of the neonatal resuscitation algorithm from any computer, smartphone or tablet, anywhere in the world. Approximately 13 to 26 million infants worldwide require neonatal resuscitation at birth, with around one million of these infants dying annually. Better neonatal resuscitation training prevents infant deaths.
• Georg Schmölzer, MD, Ph.D., Neonatologist, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta
• Matthew Brown, Ph.D., Computing Science, Faculty of Science, University of Alberta; developer, RETAIN Lebs Medical Inc.
• Patrick von Hauff, academic technology specialist, University of Alberta; designer, RETAIN Labs Medical Inc.
The TEC Edmonton Innovation Awards celebrate the success of University of Alberta researchers. In 2019, awards were presented to ten University of Alberta spin-off companies and nine research teams that received a US patent and have an industry partner.