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Latest Pulse oximeter Stories

2012-07-16 10:25:03

BALTIMORE, July 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States Patent and Trademark Office has awarded Hopkins Medical Products a patent [8,151,478] on its portable infantometer. The Hopkins Measure Mat II® infant measuring device has an infant measuring system that incorporates both color coded and symbol references to promote accuracy and reduce user interpretation error. The patented "general measuring system" was designed to aid caregivers who may have colorblindness, dyslexia or...

2012-07-09 02:25:45

IRVINE, Calif., July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today a new study in Respiratory Physiology & Neurobiology shows that noninvasive carboxyhemoglobin (SpCO®) and methemoglobin (SpMet®) measurements with Masimo rainbow® Pulse CO-Oximetry(TM) are accurate and conclude they can be used as an effective first screening test with emergency room patients suspected of suffering carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning.(1) CO poisoning is a major cause of morbidity...

2012-07-03 02:23:35

IRVINE, Calif., July 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Defense Military Health System has selected the Masimo Rad-57(TM) Handheld Pulse CO-Oximeter as the military's standardized handheld pulse oximeter for use worldwide, Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today. This agreement is available to all designated Medical Treatment Facilities and Operational Field Units across the Department of Defense's global healthcare system, from first responders to definitive care. The Defense...

2012-07-02 02:24:30

IRVINE, Calif., July 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today that PSS World Medical, Inc., (NASDAQ: PSSI) a leading national distributor of medical supplies and equipment to office-based physicians, will distribute the new Pronto-7(TM) - a palm-sized handheld device designed for quick and easy noninvasive spot-checking of total hemoglobin (SpHb®), SpO2, pulse rate, and perfusion index. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110808/LA46231) Pronto-7 will be...

2012-06-25 02:25:02

IRVINE, Calif., June 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today a new study in the Journal of Clinical Anesthesia demonstrates the Masimo Radical(R) with Masimo SET(R) pulse oximetry had higher oxygen saturation (SpO2) specificity and sensitivity and lower failure rates during conditions of motion and low perfusion than other "new-generation" pulse oximeters.(1) Monitoring of SpO2 enables clinicians to detect hypoxemia (deficient blood oxygen) at an early stage. However,...

2012-06-21 02:26:58

IRVINE, Calif., June 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today a new study in The American Journal of Emergency Medicine demonstrates for the first time that compared to invasive carboxyhemoglobin (COHb) measurement with laboratory CO-oximetry, noninvasive carboxyhemoglobin (SpCO®) measurement with Masimo rainbow® Pulse CO-Oximetry(TM) leads to more rapid diagnosis of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning and a shorter time to the initiation of treatment with hyperbaric...

2012-06-18 02:28:14

IRVINE, Calif., June 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today that a follow-up analysis appearing in the Spring-Summer 2012 issue of the Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation newsletter demonstrated that implementing Masimo SET Measure-through Motion and Low Perfusion pulse oximetry and the Masimo Patient SafetyNet((TM)) remote monitoring and clinician notification system in all post-surgical, general floor units at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center resulted in reduced...

2012-06-18 02:26:40

PORTOLA VALLEY, Calif., June 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Spectros Corporation announces the successful launch of OnCall wireless remote access for viewing real-time patient results on T-Stat white light tissue oximeters. OnCall changes the standard of healthcare by improving patient monitoring and decreasing the delayed response time to critical care events. Surgeons have long awaited an easy and simple approach to remote monitoring that is not limited to a specific phone application, but...

2012-06-13 06:24:37

IRVINE, Calif., June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today that Henry Schein Medical, the Medical business of Henry Schein, Inc., (NASDAQ: HSIC), the world's largest provider of health care products and services to office-based practitioners, will distribute the new Pronto-7(TM) - a palm-sized handheld device designed for quick and easy noninvasive spot-checking of total hemoglobin (SpHb®), SpO2, pulse rate, and perfusion index. (Photo:...

2012-06-11 10:24:44

MINNEAPOLIS, June 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Nonin Medical announced today that its EQUANOX(TM) Advance Model 7600 Cerebral/Somatic Oximetry System for adult and pediatric patients was one of only 20 products featured at the Premier healthcare alliance's Innovation Celebration in Nashville, Tenn. Premier is a hospital-owned performance improvement alliance of more than 2,600 hospitals and 84,000 other care sites nationwide. Premier's annual Innovation Celebration recognizes advances in...