HealthSpot and 3M Littmann Team Up to Advance Remote Care Delivery
DUBLIN, Ohio, Feb. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — HealthSpot, Inc. today announced that 3M(TM) Littmann® Stethoscopes, the trusted leader for stethoscopes worldwide, will be the provider of electronic stethoscopes for all HealthSpot Care4 Stations.
HealthSpot CEO Steve Cashman said, “HealthSpot is proud to be working with Littmann brand products that are trusted by doctors all over the world. With a stethoscope, sound quality is critical and the 3M(TM) Littmann® Electronic Stethoscope provides our doctors with an exceptional tool they need to assess patients.”
The 3M(TM) Littmann® Electronic Stethoscope Model 3200 is designed for healthcare professionals to use in their daily practice as well as during remote patient exams. Connecting the Littmann® Stethoscope Model 3200 with HealthSpot Care4 Station videoconferences allows clinicians to listen to critical body sounds in real-time when examining patients at a separate location. Bob Kody, 3M Littmann Global Business Director said, “3M is excited about the opportunity to work with HealthSpot to introduce a convenient, innovative healthcare delivery model through its Care4 Stations.”
The 3M(TM) Littmann® Electronic Stethoscope Model 3200 includes the following benefits:
- Extra listening power for faint body sounds: up to 24X amplification versus a traditional Littmann® Cardiology Stethoscope
- Ambient noise reduction technology eliminates an average of 85% of distracting background noises
- Larger range of sound frequencies available through an extended range mode to capture heart, lung and other body sounds
HealthSpot is a health and technology company based in Dublin, Ohio. The company was founded with the goal of increasing access to affordable healthcare while enhancing the patient experience. HealthSpot has built a remote care practice management platform that connects doctors and pharmacists to patients, delivering a first-of-its-kind consumer experience through its Care4 Station. HealthSpot empowers healthcare professionals to offer a wide range of medical services in convenient locations in the heart of where patients live and work.
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About 3M(TM) Littmann® Stethoscopes
3M(TM) Littmann® Stethoscopes is a global leader in auscultation technology – providing innovative solutions to improve patient care. Littmann stethoscopes are trusted worldwide for precision, acoustical superiority, reliable design and exceptional performance, helping clinicians detect difficult-to-hear body sounds and advance patient care. As part of the 3M Infection Prevention Division, Littmann® Stethoscopes, with its system of people, products and processes, remains a trusted partner committed to helping healthcare personnel hear pertinent body sounds and ultimately, improve patient outcomes.
For more information on 3M(TM) Littmann® Stethoscopes, please visit www.littmann.com/us.
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SOURCE HealthSpot, Inc.