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2013-01-31 20:22:10

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nonin Medical, Inc., the inventor of finger pulse oximeters and a leader in noninvasive medical monitoring, announced today that the company has donated six Onyx(®) 9500 finger pulse oximeters to the Evangelistic International Ministries (EIM) for use at the Hospital Centro Socorro De Lo Alto in the remote village of Sula, Honduras. The Nonin Onyx 9500 is the world's first finger pulse oximeter with more than 1.1 million devices in use worldwide....

2013-01-31 00:21:04

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates and IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today that Libya has become the first country to begin using the Masimo Pronto-7(®)-- a handheld noninvasive hemoglobin spot-check device -- to screen potential blood donors for low hemoglobin level in all of its major blood-donation centers. The announcement comes at Arab Health, the world's longest-running healthcare exhibition and congress held each January in Dubai. (Photo:...

2013-01-30 08:30:58

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today that it will release fourth quarter and full year 2012 financial results for the period ended December 29, 2012, after the market closes on Thursday, February 14, 2013. The conference call to review the results will begin at 1:30 p.m. PT (4:30 p.m. ET) and will be hosted by Joe Kiani, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Mark P. de Raad, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. A live...

2013-01-16 12:27:14

CHICAGO, Jan. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CMS is now considering a new proposed quality measure (#3040) that calls for "appropriate monitoring of patients receiving PCA [patient-controlled analgesia]." Says Michael Wong, executive director of the Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety (PPAHS), "At first glance, this seems to address a critical patient safety issue: opioid induced respiratory depression." In its Sentinel Event Alert No. 49, "Safe Use of Opioids in Hospitals," The...

2013-01-11 12:22:25

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study using Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) noninvasive and continuous total hemoglobin (SpHb) monitoring technology has received the 2013 Best Clinical Application of Technology Award at the Society for Technology in Anesthesia (STA) Annual Meeting. The winning study, "Reduction in Red Blood Cell Transfusions during Neurosurgery with Noninvasive and Continuous Hemoglobin Monitoring" evaluated the use of SpHb monitoring in patients scheduled...

2013-01-10 12:24:23

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Noninvasive and continuous total hemoglobin (SpHb) monitoring technology from Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) helps clinicians reduce intra-operative red blood cell (RBC) transfusions during high blood-loss surgery, speeds time to transfusion when indicated, and saves significant costs, according to a new study unveiled at the Society for Technology in Anesthesia (STA) annual meeting.(1) The study was one of just five receiving the distinguished 2013...

2013-01-09 12:24:49

DOYLESTOWN, Pa., Jan. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Doylestown Hospital recently expanded the use of capnography beyond the operating room for respiratory monitoring. The facility is part of a growing cadre of hospitals across the country using capnography to give an early alert to medical caregivers of episodes of insufficient ventilation in a number of new clinical situations where previously it was rarely, if ever, utilized. Post surgery, patients who are given opioids such as morphine may...

2013-01-07 08:30:43

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- (Consumer Electronics Show) -- iHealth Labs Inc., the pioneering designer and manufacturer of mobile personal healthcare products for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch today unveiled two new additions to its suite of devices: the iHealth Wireless Smart Gluco-Monitoring System and iHealth Pulse Oximeter at the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130107/AQ37691) The next-generation Wireless Smart Gluco-Monitoring...

2013-01-07 08:29:13

SHENZHEN, China, Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mindray Medical International Limited ("Mindray," NYSE: MR), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of medical devices worldwide, today announced a statement on Masimo Corporation's lawsuit against Mindray. On December 21, 2012, Masimo Corporation ("Masimo") brought an action in the United States District Court for the Central District of California against Mindray DS USA Inc. and Shenzhen Mindray Bio-Medical Electronics...

2013-01-03 08:25:56

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) makes its debut at CES in Las Vegas next week with iSpO(2)(TM), the pulse oximeter cable and sensor utilizing Masimo SET(®) technology for use with iPhone, iPad or iPod touch with 30-pin connector. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130103/LA36252) A variety of people purchase pulse oximeters for personal uses, including fitness buffs and those going to high altitudes. Thousands of pulse oximeters, which...