Hospital & Nursing Home Testimonials

hospital and nursing home evacuation

During NYU Langone’s recent evacuation …

The Med Sled® was used to evacuate our most critical non-ambulatory patients. Like any hospital in the midst of an evacuation, our main concern was patient and staff safety. Our Med Sleds® were pivotal to our successful overall evacuation strategy during Hurricane Sandy.

It is critical to prepare your facility for the worst case scenario. There are many lessons we have learned from catastrophes like Hurricane Katrina, the Joplin tornado and now Super Storm Sandy. Our job as emergency preparedness professionals is to apply these lessons to our plans.

Kristin Stevens, Director of Emergency Management
NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, NY

Thanks for the great customer service.

Thanks for the great customer service.  We really do love training w/ the Med Sleds. Monthly training events are provided to our staff with certain departments being mandated to participate each year.   We continue to hope we never to have use them in an evacuation event.”  However, Med Sled® Evacuation Sleds are not just for evacuation … ” We had a bariatric patient slide to the floor from their hospital bed.  The staff was having difficulty getting the patient back into bed until it was decided to use the Bariatric Med Sled to safely returned the patient to bed w/no injury to patient nor to our staff.

Diane Brooks

Emergency Preparedness Manager

Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center

My experience thus far has been exemplary…

My experience thus far has been exemplary. You have demonstrated a level of competence, professionalism and engagement that is well received not only by me but all of my colleagues. Speaking on behalf of my EM Committee, I am comfortable in saying that I am happy that we have established an amicable relationship. I am looking forward to many more positive experiences.”

Craig L. Simpkins MSIT, CHSP, CHEP, HEM

Assistant Director, Occupational & Enviromental Safety

Long Island Jewish Medical Center

A simple to use and essential tool for patient evacuation…

“We have been completely satisfied with Med-Sled’s® customer service and training. It is a simple to use essential tool for patient evacuation. I highly recommend these devices for all health care institutions and emergency responders.”

James W. Cooper

Administrative Director

Department of Emergency Medicine

Danbury Hospital

There is no device that is better suited for hospitals

“After using the Med Sled® the first time, we found it beneficial in any patient care setting that requires versatility and patient protection in a rapid manner. After looking at several products there is no device that is better suited for hospital setting.”

Christian Lanphere

Emergency Manager

Cambridge Health Alliance

Cambridge, MA

The best combination evacuation product on the market…

“The Med Sled® far and away had the best combination of durability, patient and employee safety, and ease of use of any product on the market.”

Alan Forrest 

Baptist Facilities and Safety Manager

Baptist Health Medical Center

Little Rock, AR

Thanks for having a wonderful product…

“Thanks for having a wonderful product. I have been training our staff now for about 8 months. The response has been overwhelming with the ease of the product. We have used the same sled over 100 times and it is still going strong.”

Eddie Senkbeil

Emergency Management Coordinator

Tift Regional Medical Center

Tifton, GA

We have equipped all of our in-patient units with Med Sleds

“Thank you for taking the time to fit into your busy schedule yesterday the early morning training for our NICU and Central Patient Transport staff. Your ongoing flexibility with our scheduling needs has been greatly appreciated. As you know we have equipped all of our In-patient units with the Med Sleds® and we look to do the same with our new West Shore facility. We have been very happy with the quality, durability, and the ease of use of the Med Sled® products.”

Frank W. Hess

Emergency Management Coordinator

Pinnacle Health System

Harrisburg, PA

When an EF5 tornado hits Joplin, MO …

“In the late afternoon of May 22, 2011 an EF5 tornado hit Joplin, MO. It was a catastrophic event that no one could have expected. The lessons learned during the evacuation of Mercy Hospital are endless but the ability to evacuate the hospital in a timely manner taught us that having the proper equipment deployed in the patient care areas throughout a hospital was essential. The deployed Med Sleds® were used in evacuating patients through debris filled hallways, down flights of stairs and out the building to safety. The Med Sled® worked exactly as designed, allowing healthcare providers to evacuate non ambulatory patients when time was critical.”

Charles Copple

Battalion Chief

City of Joplin Fire Department

Joplin, MO

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