The Independent: URI Will Partner In Project To Re-Purpose Sleep Apnea Machines

Machines used to help those with sleep apnea breathe easier are getting a second life in COVID-19 treatment efforts thanks to a project that involves the University of Rhode Island.

VentilatorProject.Org has joined URI, the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation, the Rhode Island Department of Health, fire stations and other hospital and industry partners across the state to collect and refurbish sleep apnea machines to serve as supplementary equipment to hospitals that are treating patients affected by COVID-19.

View full article in The Independent.

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