OneBreath’s initial offering is a ventilator intended for use in ICUs, emergency rooms, and ambulances. The OneBreath ventilator is designed to provide continuous respiratory support for infant through adult patients. It is optimized for low resource environments and designed for novice through advanced users.
OneBreath is a new business addressing one of the most difficult problems in critical care medicine: Delivering high precision, high reliability mechanical ventilation at an affordable cost.
- The number of people who die each year from respiratory illness in India.
- WHO Global Health Observatory Data Repository
- The number of additional ventilators needed if a large-scale pandemic struck the US.
- Pandemic Influenza Playbook, US Department of Health and Human Services
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- Public hospitals in South Africa that do not have intensive care units.
- DeBeer J, et al. SAJCC 2011;27
- Patients admitted to an ICU during the H1N1 pandemic that required a mechanical ventilator.
- Jog S, Kadam D. Ind J Crit Care Med 2013;17
Grand Challenges Canada, funded by the Government of Canada, invests in projects worldwide aimed squarely at improving the health and saving the lives of mothers, newborns and children in developing countries.
OneBreath is an international medical device company with a mission to advance healthcare in emerging countries. We focus on enabling our customers to incorporate world-class technologies using products designed for their unique environments. OneBreath started in mechanical ventilation and is moving into critical care and beyond.
- A. Vijayasimha CEO
- Mr. Simha brings over 30 years in bringing green field projects to market with 15 years in the positions of COO, MD, and CEO. Most recently Mr. Simha was head of BPL’s medical device division.
- Matthew Callaghan, MD Founder & CMO
- Founder and Chief Medical Officer of OneBreath, an alumnus of Stanford Biodesign and a Consulting Assistant Professor of Surgery at Stanford University. Dr. Callaghan is the founder of three medical device companies including OneBreath.