Leader Healthcare Forms Strategic Alliance and Exclusive Partnership with EpiGuard to Ease Out the Safe Transportation of Contagious Patients
Healthcare provision is undergoing unprecedented change and posing challenges for healthcare systems and providers. However, with great changes come greater opportunities that lead to incredible innovation. Leader Healthcare and EpiGuard have come together to work closely in delivering not just another innovative healthcare equipment but create an impact eliminating the probability of secondary infections and hence meet the nation’s safe medical transportation needs of contagious patients. Such “beyond-the-product” collaborations offer significant opportunities to bring good for the large. The healthcare companies’ exclusive partnership is designed to foster long-term business relationships believing that joint effort can provide a solution that delivers the best value for the service users. We at Leader Healthcare is excited to begin this new business venture with EpiGuard that allows us to expand our offering of elite emergency and trauma care system solutions to our customers and support them in improving efficiency within their facilities.
EpiGuard’s know-how of developing and manufacturing high-end medical equipment for safe transport of contagious patients combined with Leader Healthcare’s expertise in delivering the highest performance standard will boost the advanced outcomes at ease in the region and across. EpiGuard system is developed by clinical experts at OUS, with first-hand experience in providing advanced treatment and transportation of patients with highly infectious diseases, such as Ebola. During the pandemic, EpiGuard’s product – EpiShuttle, a patient transport isolation unit used to transport infectious patients on land, at sea and in the air – has been an efficient tool in securing the capacity in the health care systems worldwide. This state-of-the-art novel solution will never turn back from here on, joining hands with the pioneer in disruptive healthcare technologies facilitator.
“We are very excited and did our bit of research before moving forward with this partnership. Moreover, the immense exposure they gathered during the show with utmost enthusiasm sealed our decision to join hands with Leader Healthcare” – Michael Eimstad, Vice President Sales and Marketing at EpiGuard.
Ever since the outbreak of the pandemic, the world has changed dramatically. We are more conscious of our lifestyle now than we have ever been, taking all necessary precautions to be healthy and utilizing medical technology to improve the quality of our lives. The nation’s initiatives have been genuinely commendable in combatting the COVID-19 pandemic. Aligning with the nation’s interest and efforts, the companies have come forward to partner in developing and manufacturing high-end medical equipment for the safe transport of contagious patients.
“Feelings are mutual. Leader Healthcare finally managed to get the hold of the EpiGuard and look forward to stepping into big milestones of success together in the near future, not only in UAE but hopefully in the region soon as well.” – Sukhdeep Sachdev, the Global CEO – Leader Healthcare Group.
The pioneer in the design, innovation, development and manufacturing of safe transport of contagious patients, EpiGuard communicated how this strategic partnership would diversify and strengthen their regional presence with a required long-time change. Affirming to that Leader Healthcare assured that the step would enable both the companies to drive an immense impact while achieving the increased market efficiencies. The synergies are going to be extremely dynamic as we advance.
EpiGuard is a Norwegian company established in 2015 by doctors and paramedics from the Oslo University Hospital, together with co-founders Inven2, Eker Group, and Hansen Protection. The company holds top-level expertise in product development and manufacturing with proficiency ranging from intensive care, infectious diseases, internal medicine, anesthesiology, and transport medicine. The organization aims to continue developing and manufacturing high-end medical equipment for the safe transport of contagious patients.