GVSU Alum, Founder and CEO of The Patient Company Launches First Mobile Patient Lift Product

March 1, 2023

Andrew Heuerman, GVSU alumnus with experience in business and health care has launched a medical mobile patient lift device that keeps the safety of patients and health care workers at the forefront.

Grand Valley Magazine featured Grand Valley alumnus and The Patient Company Partner and CEO, Andrew Heuerman, in their Spring Edition.

The piece highlights Company's revolutionization of mobile patient lift with SimPull, the medical device addressing safety concerns for healthcare workers. Heuerman, bridging healthcare and business, collaborated with GVSU engineering students, leading to a joint patent with SHI. Leaving his dream job at Spectrum Health Innovations, Heuerman founded The Patient Company, securing licensing and investment. SimPull is nearing FDA approval, promising nationwide availability in 2023. The Patient Company's innovation journey continues with a rotating patient attachment.

Read more about the groundbreaking device and Heuerman's entrepreneurial path by clicking here.