Service Notes | March 8, 2018

FAQ   Q: Can the UAM be used when electrical power is lost? A:  Yes, the UAM has been especially designed for places where electrical power loss is common. The UAM’s oxygen monitor can run up to 8 hours without power because of its internal battery. Although the UAM’s oxygen concentrator does not run on […]

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October 5, 2015

We are pleased to welcome our new employee, Sadie Healy, as Gradian’s Customer Experience Coordinator. Sadie joins Gradian after nearly 9 years of experience in social work and public health, beginning her career working in Zimbabwe for Women of Zimbabwe Arise and then most recently in D.C. with Jhpiego as the Program Officer on the USAID flagship Maternal and Child Survival […]

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September 22, 2015

We are pleased to announce our partnership with Harvard Medical School’s Program in Global Surgery and Social Change (PGSSC). Gradian Health & Paul Farmer Global Surgery Research Fellow.  Led by the Dr. Yihan Lin with supervision from PGSSC’s director, Dr. John Meara, this partnership will focus on deepening the work of the Lancet Commission on Global Surgery and […]

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Service Notes | March 8, 2018

The UAM allows you to use 4 different sources of oxygen for the anesthetic gas mix:   The internal oxygen concentrator The hospital’s  pipeline oxygen E size pin index oxygen cylinders An external auxiliary source such as a stand-alone oxygen concentrator or a large cylinder with a pressure regulator and a flow meter When using the […]

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July 28, 2015

The Gradian team recently traveled to Monrovia, Liberia, to install and train users on a new UAM at John F. Kennedy Memorial Medical Center. Click here to read an article from the Monrovia Daily Observer about our visit – “JFK Gets ‘New Pain Killer’ Machine.” We were honored to work with the wonderful team there and […]

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March 8, 2018

The UAM produces its own oxygen using an integrated concentrator that converts room air into 95% oxygen. Air is drawn into the UAM and is purified by 2 different filters. Ambient air is made up of 78% nitrogen, 21% oxygen and 1% other gases. The electrically powered oxygen concentrator in the UAM removes nitrogen from […]

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June 1, 2015

Service is one of our fundamental tools in pursuing our mission of improving safety and availability of surgical care around the world. We conceive of service as a way to ensure that the equipment we distribute is in the hands of those who know how to use it safely, and is fully functional and utilized […]

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March 30, 2015

This past month, Margaux and Erica from the Gradian team traveled to Benin to learn more about the healthcare delivery landscape in the country. Benin, a small West African nation on the Gulf of Guinea, is home to a pioneering school of anaesthesia that has been training physician anaesthetists from 17 countries in Francophone Africa […]

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March 17, 2015

Lauren Welsh, MD, a pediatric anesthesiologist who recently finished her training at Boston Children’s Hospital is serving as a volunteer educator in Uganda this year as part of the Global Health Service Partnership (GHSP) – a joint initiative between the non-profit Seed Global Health, the Peace Corps, and the US President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS […]

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