Shuttle B Series™

Shuttle B Series™ Advanced Bariatric Stretcher Chair

Shuttle B Series™ is the ultimate transitional item for rehabilitation, examination, and transportation. This fully electric product accommodates weight capacities up to 1000 lb. and transforms with the touch of a button from chair to stretcher and back to chair. The stand-assist function is complete with ambulation poles for the safety and confidence of both patient and caregiver. Shuttle's seat has a 3 layer foam insert for further comfort, weight distribution, and improved skin protection.

Alarming Statistics

From 1999 through 2018, the CDC noted a 39% increase in adult obesity rates and a 95% increase in severe obesity. This trend has led to a rise in work injuries among nurses, and has created a patient population more at risk for hospital-acquired pressure injury.1
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42.2%
Obesity Rate

% of American adults who are obese

Nurse with Injury
1.6x
More Likely

Work injuries among nurses2

Dollar Bill Outline
$250k+
per settlement

Average cost per HAPI settlement3

Alarming Statistics

From 1999 through 2018, the CDC noted a 39% increase in adult obesity rates and a 95% increase in severe obesity. This trend has led to a rise in work injuries among nurses, and has created a patient population more at risk for hospital-acquired pressure injuries (HAPIs).1

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42.2%
Obesity Rate

% of American adults who are obese


Nurse with Injury
1.6x
More Likely

Work injuries among nurses2


Dollar Bill Outline
$250k+
per settlement

Average cost per HAPI settlement3

SPHM Transformed

We know you need products that do more than just move patients. We designed the Shuttle B Series with bariatric patients and their caregivers in mind. Features include adjustable arm rests, assist poles, independently elevating leg rests, and a Power Drive™ for added ease in transporting your bariatric patients.

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Stand-assist poles for ambulation support Shuttle Chair in stand assist position with ambulation poles
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Leg supports elevate independently for easier examinations and comfort Shuttle Chair leg supports with one raised
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Multiple built-in IV Pole and oxygen tank holder locations IV Pole and oxygen tank holder
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Transforms from chair to stretcher to stand-assist Shuttle Chair in chair position, stretcher position, and stand-assist position
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Adjustable arm rests Shuttle chair arm rest with adjustable settings
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Optional Power Drive™ enhances SPHM Shuttle Chair power drive control unit
Stand-assist poles for ambulation support Shuttle Chair in stand assist position with ambulation poles Leg supports elevate independently for easier examinations and comfort Shuttle Chair leg supports with one raised Multiple built-in IV Pole and oxygen tank holder locations IV Pole and oxygen tank holder Transforms from chair to stretcher to stand-assist Shuttle Chair in chair position, stretcher position, and stand-assist position Adjustable Arm Rests Shuttle chair arm rest with adjustable settings Optional Power Drive™ enhances SPHM Shuttle Chair power drive control unit
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3-in-1 Transformation

Shuttle B Series transforms from a chair, to stretcher, to stand-assist with the touch of a button—making it the ultimate transitional item for rehabilitation, examination, and transportation for your bariatric patients.

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Optional Power Drive™ for Greater SPHM

Our Power Drive™ technology enhances safe patient handling by allowing caregivers to transport patients throughout the facility without strain. Easy as 1,2,3: select your desired direction, set desired speed, and squeeze the acceleration throttle.

Lateral Transfer Illustration

Ideal with Lateral
Transfer Devices

Shuttle™ takes the struggle out of lateral transfers and reduces risk of injury to both patient and caregivers by providing effective, efficient, and safe patient handling. Ideal with Air Transfer Device™ for patients up to 1,000 lb.

Patient Success Story

"This chair truly turned everything around for me,” says Gary. “It made something that once was a dream of mine—the ability to walk and to eventually go home—so much closer to a reality.”

Rental or Purchase

Shuttle B Series is available for rental or purchase when and where you need it. Our 65 locations nationwide provide 24/7/365 delivery on demand.

Key Specifications

Deck High Seat: 31.5" Stretcher: 37.5"
Deck Low Seat: 23.5" Stretcher: 29.5"
Surface Width 31"
Weight Capacity 1,000 lb.

Clinical Use

Bariatrics
Caregiver Injury Prevention
Critical Care
Emergency Dept.
Fall Prevention
Med-Surg
Post-Acute
Rehabilitation
Safe Patient Handling

Availability

Capital Purchase
Rental

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References

  1. 1. CDC NCHS Data Brief No. 360, Feb. 2020
  2. 2. Dressner M and Kissinger S. Occupational injuries and illnesses among registered nurses. Monthly Labor Review. US Bureau of Labor Statistics. Nov. 2018.
  3. 3. Padula, Mishra, Makic, Sullivan. (2011) Improving the Quality of Pressure Ulcer Care with Prevention: a cost-effective analysis. Med Care 49(4): 385-392.

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