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Image: Class 1 Recall: Alere Recalls INRatio® and INRatio2® PT/INR Monitoring System Due to Incorrect Test Results

Under certain conditions, the INRatio System may generate an incorrect low result; an INR result that is lower than the result expected using a plasma-based laboratory INR method....

Image: Corporate Profile: Pacific Medical

Pacific Medical opened its doors over a decade ago. It continues to grow and is thriving in the medical industry....

Image: Pacific Medical announced today that it has partnered with Jordan Health Products (“JHP”)

Pacific Medical has expanded to cover many different facets of patient monitoring equipment by repairing devices and accessories, selling equipment/parts, and providing technical support....

Image: Global Blood Monitoring Devices Consumption 2016:- Bayer Healthcare, Abbott Laboratories, A&D Medical, J&J

The Global Blood Monitoring Devices Consumption 2016 Market Research Report is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the Blood Monitoring Devices market....

Image: Pentagon taps Zoll Medical for $400M contract to provide vital signs monitors

Zoll Medical, a devicemaker based in Chelmsford, MA, has received a $400 million contract from the Pentagon to provide the U.S. Army and Air Force with monitors that will be used to check vital signs....

Image: Class 1 Recall: Medtronic Respiratory and Monitoring Solutions Recalls Battery Pack Used on Patient Monitors Due to Potential Fire Risk

Medtronic Respiratory & Monitoring Solutions is recalling the battery packs due to a manufacturing defect that causes an increase in temperature within battery that may cause a fire in the system monitor....

Image: Class 1 Recall: Dexcom Inc. Recalls G4 Platinum and G5 Mobile Continuous Glucose Monitoring System Receivers Due to Audible Alarm Failure

Dexcom Inc. is recalling the Continuous Glucose Monitoring Systems because the audible alarm may not activate in the receiver piece when low or high glucose levels (hypoglycemia or hyperglycemia) are detected....

Image: Global Fetal and Neonatal Care Equipment Market Assessment & Forecast: 2015-2019

North America continued to lead global fetal and neonatal market with a share of 36.4% in 2014 that translated into revenues worth US$ 1,176.0 million....

Image: Dräger Earns Respiratory Care's Highest Honor for Seventh Straight Year – AARC Zenith Award

Dräger Earns Respiratory Care's Highest Honor for Seventh Straight Year – AARC Zenith Award...

Image: FDA Issues Draft Guidance On Electromagnetic Compatibility Of Medical Devices

FDA Issues Draft Guidance On Electromagnetic Compatibility Of Medical Devices...

Image: Trusted Industry Leader Launches Telemetry Case

Sage Services Group, a leading provider of medical patient monitoring services, parts, and accessories, has launched a new innovative product, the guardian....

Image: Pacific Medical Launches Pac Wars!

Pacific Medical wants to send you and your department to a movie theater far, far, away... (or, you know, just down the street)....

Image: Vendor Q&A: Telemetry Systems

Vendor Q&A: Telemetry Systems...

Image: Technology Fuels Telemetry Market

Medical telemetry devices are used to monitor a patient’s vital signs. There are also devices for the specific monitoring of cardiac data. These devices help with treatment options and can help with medical diagnosis....

Image: Toshiba America Medical Systems and Merge Healthcare Partner on Cardiology and Hemodynamic Solutions

Merge Healthcare’s Best in KLAS Merge Hemo™ and Merge Cardio™ and Toshiba’s vascular xray systems offered as an enhanced solution...

Image: Roundtable: Patient Monitors

TechNation asked experts about patient monitors to find out the latest advances in these important medical devices. Our panel of experts also shared information on servicing patient monitors and what to look for when purchasing these devices....

Image: Patient Monitoring Collaboration Enables Mobile Clinical Workflow, Combats Alarm Fatigue

Combined Welch Allyn and Spok solution gives remote clinical staff ability to receive patient alerts on mobile devices...

Image: Pacific Medical Debuts a Unique New Telemetry Building Expansion

Pacific Medical Showcases the Expansion of its New Telemetry Department Cutting up to 50% off Typical Repair Times...

Image: Mortara Instrument, Inc. Announces FDA 510(K) Clearance to Market Its New Surveyor S4 Mobile Monitor Within the United States

Mortara Instrument, Inc. Announces FDA 510(K) Clearance to Market Its New Surveyor S4 Mobile Monitor Within the United States...

Image: Market Analysis: Patient Monitoring

Market Analysis: Patient Monitoring...

Image: Market Analysis: Temperature Management

Patient temperature management is a vital element in many instances of healthcare. Medical devices to lower or increase body temperature are valuable tools, especially when it comes to surgical settings....

Image: Welch Allyn Expands Connex Vital Signs Monitor with Customizable Scoring App

New point-of-care calculator expands custom data entry to help improve patient safety and clinical decision-making at the bedside and maximize existing device investment...

Image: Market Analysis: Telemetry System

Healthcare is forever evolving as new discoveries generate new techniques. Technology is a factor that impacts the delivery of healthcare on a regular basis....

Image: Market Analysis: Telemetry System

Healthcare is forever evolving as new discoveries generate new techniques. Technology is a factor that impacts the delivery of healthcare on a regular basis....

Image: New Agreement Enables Amerinet Members to Benefit from Draeger Patient Monitoring Solutions

Innovative Monitoring Solutions can Help Healthcare Facilities Improve Safety and Reduce Costs...

Image: Corporate Profile: Pacific Medical

Check out Pacific Medical's corporate profile on Medical Dealer's website....

Abbott Diabetes Care, Inc. FreeStyle and FreeStyle Flash Blood Glucose Meters including the FreeStyle Blood Glucose Meter built into the OmniPod Personal Diabetes Manager (PDM) - Erroneously Low Blood Glucose Results...

Image: Wireless Connection Between Welch Allyn Connex Vital Signs Monitors and seca 360° Scales and Measuring Devices Helps Reduce Errors and Improve Workflow

First-of-its-kind connected solution allows capture and viewing of weight and height measurements and automated data transfer to EMRs....

Image: Solution Designed Specifically for Med/Surg Floors Addresses Unmet Patient Surveillance Needs in Hospitals

Welch Allyn Connex Clinical Surveillance System integrates technology from Masimo, Covidien and EarlySense to aid in the early detection of patient deterioration....

Image: Improving Patient Outcomes, Practice Workflow Drives Innovation at Welch Allyn

Company will showcase portable CP 150 ECG and iExaminer devices at AAFP Scientific Assembly in San Diego...

Image: Welch Allyn 1500 Patient Monitor provides local clinicians with the information they need to provide the best possible patient care

Ellenville Regional Hospital, a 25-bed critical access hospital in Southern Ulster County, recently deployed a new bedside monitoring solution in its operating and emergency rooms....

Image: Cardiac Science Announces Definitive Agreement to Sell Its Diagnostic Cardiology Product Line to Mortara Instrument, Inc.

Cardiac Science, an Opto Circuits group company, announced today a definitive agreement signed on 29th March 2013 to sell its Diagnostic Cardiology product line to Mortara Instrument, Inc....

Image: Welch Allyn Introduces Two Connectivity-Ready Electrocardiograph Devices in the United States

Welch Allyn, a leading medical diagnostic device company that specializes in helping clinicians improve patient outcomes, today announced the availability of two connectivity-ready electrocardiograph devices in the United States....

Image: New Android ECG System to Let Patients, Athletes Keep a Close Eye on Heart

A new smartphone-based device that may replace Holter monitors and help athletes achieve endurance goals is under development at VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland....

Image: Tiny EEG Device Measures Brains Waves of Microscopic Worms (VIDEO)

One way to monitor the effects of psychoactive drugs is to use EEG (electroencephalography) to measure brain wave activity in the subjects studied....

Image: Malcom Randall VA Medical Center Installs Welch Allyn Wireless Monitors to Secure Patient Data Encryption Across Hospital Networks

Welch Allyn recently completed a Connex® Electronic Vitals Documentation System (EVDS) installation at the Malcom Randall VA Medical Center in Gainesville, FL, which includes patient data encryption across the hospitals’ wireless networks....

Image: Welch Allyn Technology Provides Connectivity Between Diagnostic Devices and EMR

Electronic vital signs documentation results in more immediate and accurate patient data, improved workflow and satisfaction....

Image: Market Analysis: Patient Monitoring

In the United States, the market for patient monitoring and information systems has climbed steadily from around $4 billion in 2007 to $10.6 billion in 2012, according to Kalorama Information....

Image: Market Analysis: Patient Monitoring

The market for patient monitoring equipment includes wireless and remote devices, the software that processes data gathered by such technology, and applications and equipment for transferring patient monitoring data into an EMR....

Image: Tools of the Trade: Medxcel introduces PocketSIM

ECG/Respiration simulation device...

The FreeStyle InsuLinx Blood Glucose Meter measures sugar (glucose) in blood drawn from the fingertips of people with diabetes to monitor blood sugar levels....

Image: St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute Partners with Welch Allyn to Upgrade Technology and Increase Staff Efficiency

Welch Allyn recently partnered with St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute to improve efficiency and workflow at its 102-bed rehabilitation hospital in Spokane, Washington....

Image: New Handheld ECG Designed for Young Athletes

One of the common reasons young athletes die from sudden cardiac arrest is because of some underlying heart problem that they did not know about....

Image: Welch Allyn Will Showcase the EarlySense Contact-Free Patient Monitoring and Electronic Vitals Documentation Systems at HIMSS13

Welch Allyn will showcase the EarlySense Vitals Surveillance System at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) trade show this week at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans....

Image: Patient Monitoring Equipment

This month, TechNation asked the experts about purchasing and servicing patient monitoring equipment....

Image: Carestream Named Top Medical Technology Company in Spain

Readers of Redacción Médica, a leading Spanish medical news journal for healthcare professionals, voted Carestream one of 10 leading healthcare companies in Spain during 2012....

Image: DXE Medical Introduces Exclusive 2ndLife Series

With DXE Medical’s 2ndLife Series, you can rest assured that your device does not fall under the loose definition of “refurbished”, but is actually completely re-certified to adhere to all of the manufacturer guidelines and specifications....

Image: New Cardio Connect Promotion from Welch Allyn Designed to Help Improve Staff Productivity and Office Efficiency

New Cardio Connect Promotion from Welch Allyn Designed to Help Improve Staff Productivity and Office Efficiency. Cardio Connect program lets customers earn a free product through purchase of select connectivity-ready ECGs...

Image: SORIN GROUP ANNOUNCES FIRST PARADYM RF IMPLANT

SORIN GROUP ANNOUNCES FIRST PARADYM RF IMPLANT AND SUBSEQUENT FIRST SMARTVIEW REMOTE MONITORING ACTIVATED PATIENT IN NORTH AMERICA....

Image: Welch Allyn and EarlySense Announce Strategic Collaboration Agreement

Welch Allyn and EarlySense Ltd. announced today that the companies have entered into a strategic collaboration and distribution agreement....

Image: Welch Allyn iExaminer Receives 510(k) Clearance from the United States Food and Drug Administration

Welch Allyn, a leading medical diagnostic device company that specializes in helping clinicians improve patient outcomes, today announced it has received 510(k) clearance from the United States FDA for the Welch Allyn iExaminer...

Image: High-tech iPhone Case with Built-in EKG Monitor is Approved by FDA

AliveCor has been developing a smartphone case and app called the AliveCor Heart Monitor that is designed to produce an EKG when held in the user’s hands....

Image: Introducing Mortara eUniversity and the Mortara Customer Mentoring Program

Mortara Instrument, Inc. announces today a key addition to the Mortara website platform - Mortara eUniversity....

Image: DXE Medical Inc. Adds International Division

DXE Medical, Inc. has recently opened up an international division to better meet the needs of the burgeoning global AED market....

Image: Market Analysis: ECG equipment

The global market for ECG monitoring equipment continues to expand steadily – right along with the increasing prevalence of cardiovascular diseases....

Image: Product Showroom: ECG Equipment

  Welch Allyn CP 100 The CP 100 is a 12-lead resting ECG with optional MEANS ECG interpretation software for a second opinion. A high-resolution thermal printer generates full-sized standard and customized reports, while the lead...

Image: Stockings for Soldiers

All of the DXE Medical, Inc. employees and many children gathered to assemble about 60 stockings to send to soldiers away from home this Christmas season....

Image: Philips SureSigns VS3, VS4 Vital Signs Monitors now offer FIPS 140-2 compliance

Philips SureSigns VS3 and VS4 Vital Signs Monitors now meet Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) 140-2 and are available for immediate purchase....

Image: Alpha Source, Inc. Sends 100 Gift-Filled Shoeboxes to Operation Christmas Child—a Samaritan’s Purse Project

Alpha Source, Inc., a multi-vendor medical equipment parts distributor, sent 100 shoeboxes filled with gifts to Operation Christmas Child, a project of Samaritan’s Purse that delivers gifts to children worldwide....

Image: Carestream’s new Native Lesion Management Module for Vue PACS receives FDA clearance

Carestream received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for its new lesion management module, which is a native oncology follow-up application that can be added to the company’s Vue PACS image viewing workstation....

Image: The Ups and Downs of Electronic Medical Records

The case for electronic medical records is compelling: They can make health care more efficient and less expensive, and improve the quality of care by making patients’ medical history easily accessible to all who treat them....

Image: Disney World Cares About AEDs

As the owner of DXE Medical, a company that sells automated external defibrillators among other medical equipment and accessories, I always notice the placement of AEDs. Whether in arenas, airports, schools, fitness centers or other private places,...

Image: DXE Medical Now Covering All 7 Continents

DXE Medical, Inc. is now reaching all 7 continents by currently working with a company in Antarctica....

Image: Alpha Source, Inc. Donates Over $350,000 in Medical Equipment Parts to Samaritan’s Purse

Alpha Source, Inc., donated over $350,000 in retail value of medical replacement parts to Samaritan’s Purse, an organization dedicated to providing aid to victims of war, disease, disaster, poverty, famine, and persecution....

Image: Siemens Dives Into Social Media to Educate Customers

The online social media company, Social Media Today , LLC has recently partnered with Siemens Healthcare...

Image: Alpha Source, Inc. Offers Savings on Medical Equipment Parts with Exclusive Partnership with Elite Biomedical Solutions

Alpha Source, Inc., a global medical equipment parts distributor, announced it has partnered with Elite Biomedical Solutions (Elite), a manufacturer of alternative medical device replacement parts, to become the exclusive distributor of Elite...

Image: Welch Allyn Devices Become First Vital Signs Monitors Authorized for Wireless Deployment Within U.S. Federal Government Healthcare Agencies

Company’s integrated radio earns FIPS validation from the National Institute of Standards and Technology...

Image: Study: Nurses hoarding medical equipment

Hospital nurses are spending more time looking for missing mobile clinical equipment, according to a study done by GE Healthcare. The study also found healthcare organizations are spending an increasing amount of money on equipment that is going...

Image: Welch Allyn selects Clinical Dynamics testing device for vital signs monitors

Welch Allyn has selected Clinical Dynamics’ line of AccuPulse NIBP Simulators with CalTables for testing....

Image: ECRI Institute Update: What happened to evidence-based maintenance?

ECRI Institute Update: What happened to evidence-based maintenance? Should CMS revise its preventive maintenance directive?...

Image: Invaluable Advice & Proven Strategies to Help You and Your Business Get to the Next Level

Don't miss the Medical Dealer Leadership Summit 2012! This high powered conference is custom designed for business owners, entrepreneurs and c-level managers in the medical equipment sales and service industry....

Image: Critical Care Equipment

The critical care market has witnessed slow growth since 2010, though one sector in particular, remote patient monitoring, is witnessing significant growth....

Image: Product Showroom: Critical Care Monitors

This month, Medical Dealer explores current trends in critical care monitors....

Image: Mortara Instrument, Inc. Announces Release of RScribe 5, an Advanced, PC-based Electrocardiograph System

Mortara Instrument, Inc. announced today the release of its latest resting electrocardiograph (ECG), the RScribe 5, for sale outside of the United States....

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Image: Electromyography Lab accredited at Vidant Edgecombe Hospital

The electromyography lab at Vidant Edgecombe Hospital has received Laboratory Accreditation status from the American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine....

Image: Microsoft Has a Patent for A Wearable Controller

Between Google glasses and Valve’s R and D efforts, it’s becoming clear that wearable computing is quickly becoming a focus for major technology companies across the board....

Image: Fatty French Fries and Biomedical Breakthroughs: Intel’s International Science and Engineering Fair

More than 1,500 high school students considered the world’s brightest young scientists took part in the Intel International Science & Engineering Fair (ISEF) 2012 on May 13-18....

Image: Finally a real use for NFC: Heart monitor in a credit card

We've seen heart monitors built into mobile phones and puck-sized Bluetooth kit, but now iMPak Health has got one down to the size of a credit card and used wireless technology to transfer the data....

Image: FIME 2012 Coming to the Miami Beach Convention Center

This year's FIME will be held at the Miami Beach Convention Center in Miami, FL, from August 8th-10th....

Image: Make Your Plans to Attend the AAMI 2012 Conference & Expo

AAMI 2012 (June 2-4, in Charlotte, NC) offers educational, networking, and personal-development opportunities that will enable you to expand your expertise, increase your productivity, develop lasting relationships with your peers....

Image: Welch Allyn Partners with DETECTO® to Enable Automated Interface between Select Vital Signs Devices and DETECTO Medical Scales

Connectivity solution allows capture and viewing of DETECTO’s 1LOOK weight, height and BMI measurements and automated data transfer to EMRs...

Image: Covidien Announces FDA 510(k) Clearance of Nellcor™ Respiration Rate Software

New Clinical Tool Aids Clinicians in Detecting Early Warning Signs of Respiratory Complications...

Image: Welch Allyn Rebate Program Designed to Help Clinicians Offset EHR Interface Fees

realVITALization promotion includes select monitors and vital signs devices purchased with pulse oximetry option...

Image: MAKING VITAL CONNECTIONS

CONNECTING VITAL SIGNS MONITORS TO THE ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORD. Because they are capable of connecting with electronic medical records, today’s vital signs monitoring systems can increase the accuracy and efficiency of getting vitals data into a...

Image: The Roundtable: Patient Monitoring Equipment

This month, TechNation asks the experts about purchasing and maintaining patient monitoring equipment. Responders address issues ranging from finding equipment and parts to IT connectivity and alarm management. They include Mike Balakonis, president...

Image: Wireless Technologies Bring Patient Monitoring Into The Home

Patient care is improving at home and in remote areas, as rising rates of chronic disease, a growing elderly population, and advancements in wireless and sensor technologies continue to drive the global patient monitoring market,...

A device that effectively captures high-resolution brain wave data used for the diagnosis and treatment of neurological diseases and conditions was launched last week by San Diego-based CareFusion....

Image: Epiphany Cardio and Mortara Instrument, Inc. offer Modality Worklists for Bi-directional Electrocardiograph, Stress Testing, and Holter Monitoring Device Communications

Epiphany Cardiography Products, LLC, in conjunction with Mortara Instrument, Inc., announces that Cardio Server now supports Modality Worklists (MWL)....

Image: Welch Allyn Introduces Connex® Virtual Channel Software for Vital Signs Devices

Software provides thin client computers the ability to utilize USB-connected devices, operate over high latency, low bandwidth, server-hosted EHR networks...

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Leading the way with quality, integrity...

Image: Electrocardiography Equipment

According to a report released last month by Transparency Market Research, the value of the global cardiovascular monitoring and diagnostic devices market is estimated at $797 million this year and is expected to reach $1.3 billion by 2016....

Image: Masimo’s Radical-7 Pulse Oximeter Cleared in US, Europe

2011 Radical-7 will be Shown October 15-19 at the 2011 American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) Annual Meeting in Chicago...

CareFusion is recalling these affected devices and software for two reasons: The device’s software incorrectly indicates stimulation is delivered to a different electrode than the one selected A short circuit may develop...

Andover, MA (PRWEB) August 29, 2011 Royal Philips Electronics (AEX: PHI, NYSE: PHG) today announced the global release of IntelliVue MX40, a wearable patient monitor that can be used for the monitoring of ambulatory patients and during patient...

Wednesday, April 27, 2011 Issaquah, Wash., April 19, 2011 – Spacelabs Healthcare, which decades ago pioneered medical telemetry to monitor the vital signs of orbiting astronauts, today announced the launch of XPREZZON, a patient...

Wiesbaden, Germany — Abbott (NYSE: ABT) today announced that it has received CE Mark (Conformité Européenne) for its new FreeStyle InsuLinx Blood Glucose Monitoring System,1,2 the first blood glucose monitoring device from Abbott that includes a...

Image: Market Analysis: Patient Monitoring

The U.S. market was valued at $5.7 billion in 2009 and is expected to reach $18.3 billion in 2013, reflecting a compound annual growth rate of 26 percent. The U.S. patient monitoring market is expected to reach $18.3 billion by 2014, driven by...

Philips has introduced a new patient monitor, the IntelliVue MX800, that provides common vital sign data, but that can also display information coming from any other hospital database. The product essentially acts like a bridge that can deliver...

Welch Allyn, in an attempt to improve patient monitoring and record keeping, has unveiled the Connex Electronic Vitals Documentation System. The system revolves around the Connex Vital Signs Monitor 6000 designed in collaboration with frog design, a...

Implementation of GE Healthcare CARESCAPE Monitor B850 Helps Improve Caregiver Access to Patient Information and Supports NICU-Specific Clinical Priorities WAUKESHA, WI, FEBRUARY 28, 2011-GE Healthcare today announced that the University of Colora...

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 6, 2011 (PR NEWSWIRE) — Nonin Medical, Inc., the inventor of fingertip pulse oximetry and a leader in noninvasive physiological monitoring, today announced that the Onyx® II Model 9560 Continua™-certified, Bluetooth® wireless...

2011-01-04 Connex® ProBP™ 3400 delivers fast, reliable, EHR/EMR-ready blood pressure readings using company's patented SureBP™ technology and Bluetooth® wireless technology Welch Allyn, a leading global provider of frontline medical products...

With hypertension affecting almost 25 percent of the world's population, blood pressure measurement can help to save lives. Withings has launched what it claims is "the world's first iPhone-connected blood pressure monitor with online monitoring a...

2010-11-17 Intuitive Features and Large LCD Display Enhance Clinical Decision-Making, Improve Patient Safety Welch Allyn, a leading global provider of medical diagnostic equipment, today launched the company’s first comprehensive bedside...

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