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Reduction in caregiver injuries 1
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Reduction in staff time 3 and SKUs 4
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Explore our comprehensive line of products that make Safe Patient Handling and Mobility safer and easier for you and your patients. Whether it’s lateral transfers, patient lifting or Q2 turning, our products are designed to help you do more, safer.


Tested for safety and compatibility, HoverTech offers a unique line of SPHM products that can easily be used in any clinical environment.


Patient handling is challenging. HoverTech is here to help with solutions that are specially designed to make your job easier while meeting your SPHM needs.

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The Importance of BMAT and Other Assessments to SPHM – and How to Make EHR Assessments More Nurse‑Friendly

The Importance of BMAT and Other Assessments to SPHM – and How to Make EHR Assessments More Nurse‑Friendly

Effective use of safe patient handling and mobility (SPHM) equipment starts by properly assessing patient mobility. Discover ideas for formatting electronic health records (EHR) assessments for easier and stronger data entry via fewer clicks and screens. Listen to the full... Read More

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Ensuring Equal Access to Care for Patients with Mobility Disabilities: SPHM Equipment and Strategies

Ensuring Equal Access to Care for Patients with Mobility Disabilities: SPHM Equipment and Strategies

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibits discrimination against patients with disabilities – including mobility disabilities. Discover tips for ADA compliance and clinical ease, and listen to the full on-demand webinar to earn one contact hour.  Please note: Federal laws... Read More

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Navigating Phantom Pain and Vascular Post‑Operative Ambulation

Vascular surgery patients have an elevated risk of falls and diminished health outcomes – risks heightened by ambulation barriers that sometimes include phantom limb pain. Discover tips for safely and efficiently ambulating post-operative vascular patients, including amputation patients. Listen...

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You Have an SPHM Policy – But Can Staff Follow It? Lessons Learned from Medical Malpractice Lawsuits

Medical malpractice lawsuits are on the rise. They can shed light on safe patient handling and mobility (SPHM) practice and policy weaknesses – weaknesses capable of putting nursing licenses and entire organizations on the line and even on the...

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Creating Safe, Supportive Perioperative Settings for Patients with Bariatric Disease

Class III obesity- a bariatric disease- is on the rise. The perioperative setting needs to assess and develop a plan to adequately support bariatric patients. Read on for helpful tips for your surgical setting, and listen to the full...

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With the effective use of the HoverMatt® for patient lateral transfer and repositioning compared to a standard draw sheet. HoverTech case studies on file.


The HoverMatt® helps improve the ease and convenience of repositioning patients to comply with the Q2 Turning Protocol. Studies indicate 42% fewer pressure injuries develop when repositioning patients every 2 hrs compared with less frequency, 4-6 hr. (Study: Repositioning for preventing pressure ulcers: a systematic review and meta-analysis Pinar Avsar, Zena Moore, Declan Patton, Tom O'Connor, Aglecia MV Budri, and Linda Nugent Journal of Wound Care 2020 29:9, 496-508)


HoverMatt compared to a standard draw sheet when lateral transferring and repositioning 200lb patients. Internal calculation based on Nelson AL, “Patient Care Ergonomics Resource Guide: Safe Patient Handling and Movement,” 2003 and Waters TR, “When Is It Safe to Manually Lift a Patient?” AJN August 2007 Vol. 107, No. 8.


Based on actual customer product usage and standardizing different product modalities to HoverTech solutions. Data on file. SKU reduction dependent on mix of currently used products.


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