I have found that hospital employees are very lax in wearing personal protective equipment. This causes spead of resistant bacteria in hospitals. There are about 100,000 deaths yearly due to these infections (& ~ 2 million infections; which costs the hospital industry billions of dollars in losses). Recently, Medicare has passed a mandate that they will not pay for certain hospital acquired infections.
My device would save hospitals money by reducing hospital acquired infections. I am seeking the assistance of the school in writing a good business plan. It probably is a specific project for a student in the entrepreneurship class, where writing a business plan is part of the learning process. I would prefer that the candidate have either a medical or an engineering background.
I am trying to develop a device with the assistance of a North Carolina engineering firm.
This would target the hospital infection control market which is a large and
Thank you , Sincerely,
Vivek Manikal, MD,
Infectious Diseases Associates of North Florida, PA