"Maya was easy to install. The patient felt safe and slept well. Super idea!"
"If my roommate had to be inspected by the nursing staff and the nurses turned on the lamp for this, due to Maya I had no annoyance from this. The product didn't feel scary or claustrophobic when I used it."
Noise from medical devices, nurses and roommates.
The experience of pain is enhanced by a lack of sleep.
Nuisance of light from medical devices and the hallway.
More than half of the patients sleep poorly in the hospital. On average patients sleep 1.5 hours less than at home. While sleep is important for both physical and mental health and recovery.
Micro-Cosmos develops Maya. Maya reduces the external stimuli and gives the patient more privacy and comfort. In this way, sleep and recovery is improved.
Maya gives patients a feeling of security and a safe healing-environment.
The first patients will use Maya in the medical oncology department of Radboudumc. Maya is the first prototype of Micro-Cosmos. Segments can be slid in and out to shield the patient from the hospital environment. In the coming 2 months, 10 patients will use Maya. The user test is intended to gain practical experience with our concept. We use questionnaires to monitor what patients and nurses think of Maya. For example, patients are asked about the effects on their sense of privacy, sleep and ...
Eef Lamers was a guest speaker at PillowTalk S01E02 on the 1th of March! Eef spoke about the difficulty that patients have to sleep and the influence of this on their recovery. During PillowTalk, researchers, experts and entrepreneurs discuss the topic of sleep. Everyone shares their expertise around sleep and inspires each other. It was a very interesting session with: - Bart Relou, sleep team lead at Ksyos on digitization of sleep diagnostics - Hans Rocha IJzerman, social psychologist...
And we have started! Today Robin Koch started his graduation internship of the Human and Technology study of the Avans Hogeschool at Micro-Cosmos. During this graduation internship, he will focus on optimizing Maya. A product that ensures a better night's sleep for patients in the hospital. This creates extra value for the patient, speeds up recovery and reduces the workload of the nursing staff. We look forward to the cooperation with full enthusiasm! ...