Swift received the gold award recognition in McKnight’s skilled nursing category
TORONTO, CANADA (October 10, 2023) – Swift Medical, an advanced digital health technology company focused on improving clinical and economic outcomes in chronic and acute wound care, has been named McKnight’s Gold Award Technology Partner of the Year in the award program’s skilled nursing category.
McKnight’s is a national media brand providing news, perspective and analysis for owners, operators and other leaders of seniors housing, independent living, assisted living, memory care and continuing care retirement and life plan communities. Its award program is a joint production of McKnight’s Long-Term Care News, McKnight’s Senior Living and McKnight’s Home Care.
“Each year, we are excited to see, recognize and share examples of how technology is being used in big and small ways to improve the lives of older adults and those who care for them,” said John O’Connor, McKnight’s Editorial Director.
The Swift Skin & Wound application brings AI-powered imaging and documentation capabilities to mobile devices in order to capture clinically calibrated, high-precision 3D images, measurements, and other clinical data. Swift’s technology has been adopted by over 20,000 clinical users across the continuum of care to improve the prevention, treatment, and management of wounds. Proven outcomes include:
- 34% reduction in pressure injury prevalence and patients are 24% less likely to be hospitalized due to a wound
- If hospitalized, patients are admitted for stays that are 62% shorter than they otherwise would be
- Patient’s wounds heal faster with a 35% reduction in average days to heal
“I’m so proud and honored to see Swift Skin and Wound prevail as the gold award winner in one of McKnight’s most competitive categories,” said Brian Litten, Swift Medical’s CEO. “Our AI-powered digital wound management platform continues to demonstrate its ability to improve the lives of both clinicians and patients whether they are receiving care in the hospital, at home, or any setting in between. Our hope is that more organizations and clinicians start to utilize our technology to revolutionize their wound care programs.”
The awards honor providers that convey how technology has improved care and operations in their organizations across three divisions: Skilled Nursing, Senior Living and Home Care. Nominations were judged by an external panel of industry experts.
To see the full list of winners, and for more information about the program, visit www.mcknightstechawards.com.
About Swift Medical
Swift Medical is the global leader in digital wound care. We are headquartered in Toronto, with operations expanding across the U.S. and Canada. Our mission is to make high quality care accessible to those who need it most through the power of AI and technology. We are the trusted wound care technology partner of more than 4,000 healthcare facilities in North America across the continuum of care with over 20,000 clinical users. More than 20 million wound images and 40 million assessments have been captured through the app, which has empowered healthcare providers to deliver standardized, accessible and equitable wound care for every patient – with advanced, high-precision imaging, compliant documentation, and clinical analytics and remote care. To learn more about Swift Medical, visit us at www.swiftmedical.com.