We are facing a once in a generation event that impacts everyone. This is the time for people, companies, and organizations to come together for the greater good. Here is an update on what CEO Connection and one of our members, AES Controls based out of Cincinnati, have been doing over the past few days:
AES Control is providing a unique solution to help during this pandemic that will help save lives. The talented engineers at AES have designed, developed, and are now building invasive or non-invasive Stage 1 ventilators for immediate hospital use. AES has done this by a creating a controller to adapt readily available CPAP machines that can be:
- Attached to either a non-invasive ventilation mask or an endotracheal tube;
- Will regulate breathing modulation and;
- Has an anti-aerosolization containment / filtration measures for expired breath;
- Can convert used or new units.
While AES is creating, CEO Connection is connecting. Our strategic partner, Ballard Spahr, filed a patent for AES. Through our community we are in touch with the White House, the National Governors Association, Johnson and Johnson, Dr Oz, numerous hospitals, and we have members who want to provide materials, labor, expertise, and logistical support.
As a result, the first manufactured conversions will be shipped to the current epicenter of the pandemic, New York City next week. Then AES will start partnering with idle CEO Connection member manufacturers to scale up production to 10,000 a week, depending on parts availability. This is the power of partnership, relationships, and connections through CEO Connection.
As CEO of CEO Connection, we are so proud to be working alongside our members to provide extraordinary solutions for these extraordinary times. You do great things on your own…we can do greater things together! And together, we can save lives!
Please share this information with hospitals, medical centers and anyone on the front lines who might need ventilators. They can contact AES@ceoconnection.com.