FAQ

Imagination rules everything we do at EIR Healthcare, from innovative concepts to our five-star service model, and we will continue to stretch the boundaries of our creativity to produce that which best serves each person interacting with our rooms.

We are, first and foremost, experts within the healthcare industry. Our solutions begin from a place of great empathy to all those within the healthcare delivery spectrum.

The technology company

optimizing the healthcare experience

Our Product

MedModular, our flagship product, is modern design thinking made real. We create adaptable and fully customizable rooms, making for improved workflows for caretakers and easier recovery for patients.

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Meet the team

that is changing the world's perception of healthcare.

Management
Grant Geiger
CEO & Founder
Bio

Gunter (Grant) is the founder and CEO of EIR Healthcare, an award-winning modular innovation firm bringing efficient industrial practices to healthcare, laboratory and life sciences. The company is innovating accessible healthcare using evidence-based design and modular technology to improve patient outcomes and value for all stakeholders – initially with its flagship product, MedModular, a “smart hospital room in a box.”

EIR Healthcare was inspired by a unique vision of creating an intuitive, smarter hospital, initially fostered by Grant’s late father. Grant and his team are dedicated to driving global change in the industry across the healthcare ecosystem, benefiting patients, providers, payers and executive teams alike. Their innovative designs have resulted in several patents pending around the world.

With over 12 years of experience in healthcare, Grant was listed as one of the Top 10 Emerging Healthcare Industry Leaders by Managed Healthcare Executive magazine and also on Becker’s Hospital Review’s Annual 2018 List of 36 Health IT & Revenue Cycle Up-and-Comers. Prior to EIR Healthcare, Gunter was formerly at Siemens serving in a variety of executive roles. While there, he was recognized as a Corporate Top Talent, a designation reserved for the top one percent of employees in the company. His healthcare experience expands industry-wide, ranging from healthcare IT, consulting, cloud services, diagnostics, innovation and design.

Grant has been a member of The Montgomery School Board of Trustees since 2006 and remains dedicated to non-profit education. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration dual degree, International Business and Marketing, and a German Minor from Drexel University in Philadelphia.

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Patrick Fenningham
Chief Product Officer
Bio

Patrick is the Chief Product Officer at EIR Healthcare after previously working for Clarivate Analytics as Head of Commercial Operations. Prior to Clarivate Patrick was at Cerner Corporation as a Business Development Manager. Prior to working for Cerner, Patrick spent four years at Siemens Healthcare where he started as a Chemical Engineer in their Diagnostics division. Once he started his MBA he moved to the Global Customer Management and Market Analytics group as an Analyst.

Patrick has an undergraduate degree in Biomedical Engineering from Drexel University with a concentration in Medical Devices and Imaging. Patrick participated in Drexel’s Co-Op program working for Johnson and Johnson as both a Quality and Operations Engineer. Patrick also has a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Delaware with a concentration in Market Analytics and International Marketing. Currently Patrick sits on Drexel University’s Biomedical Engineering Education Advisory Board.

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Mauri Lawler
Chief Clinical Officer
Bio

Mauri Lawler, Chief Clinical Officer – Mauri is a results-driven healthcare leader, IT implementation expert and team builder with more than 25 years of professional experience. Her background reflects a unique blend of senior clinical experience, nursing leadership and executive roles in managing large healthcare and global implementation services. Mauri graduated from Wilkes University with a BA in Sociology and Psychology, a Nursing degree from Luzerne County Community College and a MS in Organizational Dynamics from the University of Pennsylvania. She is a member of the Alumni Board and School of Arts and Sciences Advisory Board at Wilkes University.

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FAQ

What will the hospital of the future look like? The frequently asked questions below show how MedModular helps build hospitals that adapt. For more detailed information, contact us today.

What does a MedModular room include?

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MedModular rooms are 95% complete upon site-delivery. This includes everything from the structure itself to finishes like flooring, grab bars, sinks, plumbing, windows, headwall with medical gas installed, toilet, shower, daybed with cushions, desk and sky ceiling.

What work needs to be completed in the field?

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Items to be completed prior to MedModular room delivery:

• Foundation with baseplates must be installed
• Site prepared for MedModular room delivery
• Short form: foundation, utilities and logistics

Site Preparation Example
MBS Consulting, 2018

Post Module Delivery:

• Secure MedModular room to foundation by welding module to base plate
• Connect main lines through corridor, finish corridor ceiling
• Connect main lines through chase, install chase wall
• Finish seams between modules (wall, ceiling, floor)
*corridor wall generally double layer gypsum. 2nd layer is installed in field to span over MedModular room seams.
• Roof, facade, floor, entry doors, any architectural details
• Short form: Structural connections (modules to each other), MEP connections, connections, sprinkler, connected to main lines.

Connections (electrical, plumbing, sprinkler, vent)

How high can MedModular rooms be stacked?

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Modular construction: Seven mods have been stacked vertically and EIR Healthcare is currently testing up to 10.

Prefabricated: same as traditional steel construction.

What Construction types do you offer?

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Type I and II (both non-combustible)

Are MedModular rooms ADA compliant?

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Our prototype MedModular room is ADA compliant.

Our modules are built to meet all use and state code requirements.

Can we visit a completed project?

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Yes

How much time does modular construction save?

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Up to 40%

What are the benefits of building off-site?

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• Parallel processes
• Better quality control
• Fixed price
• Decreasing site management and site labor
• No weather delays
• Leveraging standardization
• Fewer trades needed on site

What does the patient have control over from bed?

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• Lighting scenes + fine tune
• Window
• Sky ceiling
• TV
• Bed
• Communication with care giver

What is the difference between modular and prefabricated?

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Modular has a floor and prefabricated only has a floor in the bathroom.

MedModular rooms provide their own structure. Prefabricating the superstructure is required to resist all loads.