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Negative pressure wound therapy device
Innovative Therapies, Inc. recently introduced Quantum. It is the first fully-loaded negative pressure wound therapy device with simultaneous irrigation, providing continuous healing for patients. Beyond a technological advancement, Quantum offers a new form of innovation for wound care – a cost-efficient purchase model in which hospitals pay only for therapy hours used versus the industry-standard rental model.
Therapy hours are preloaded onto Quantum based on hospital and outpatient needs, offering a seamless hospital-to-home system, helping to minimize cross-contamination.
VaproQuip Decontamination Room
STERIS Corporation has launched The VaproQuip Decontamination Room for use with noncritical items such as equipment, furniture and other environmental surfaces. The room system is designed for the application of Vaprox Hydrogen Peroxide Sterilant which can be used as part of a cleaning and decontamination program to destroy pathogens on environmental surfaces.
The process leaves no residue and no lingering odor. It has excellent compatibility with a wide variety of materials. In addition, the VaproQuip Decontamination Room offers a validated decontamination process: its fully automated and monitored process is designed to provide a six log microbial reduction on environmental surfaces.
The MAMMOMAT Inspiration Prime Edition
Siemens Healthcare’s MAMMOMAT Inspiration Prime Edition is the first mammography system that lowers patient dose up to 30 percent without compromising image quality. It is intended to lower dose by replacing the standard scatter radiation grid with a new algorithm for progressive image reconstruction. This new algorithm is intended to identify scatter-causing structures and calculates a corrected image, enabling complete use of primary radiation.
The MAMMOMAT Inspiration Prime Edition is based on the modular MAMMOMAT Inspiration platform for screening, diagnostics, and biopsy used by hospitals and physicians’ offices since 2007. Facilities have the option of purchasing the basic equipment, upgrading to biopsy or tomosynthesis features later as the need arises.
Ergonomic workplace solutions
Dräger comprehensive portfolio of architectural products and workplace design solutions integrate components into an intelligent design that streamlines workflow for medical staff and creates a healing environment for patients. Innovative features include a new lighting concept that simulates the natural progression of daylight over a twelve-hour period, an additional support arm for lifting patients, and a noise volume indicator.
Nellcor Pulse Oximetry Motion Claims get 510(k) clearance
Covidien announced that its Nellcor pulse oximetry portfolio has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for motion claims. This makes Covidien the first company to receive FDA clearance for a motion-tolerant bedside pulse oximeter portfolio that is also compliant with ISO 80601-2-61.
Devices covered by the action include the Nellcor Bedside SpO2 Patient Monitoring System, Bedside Respiratory Patient Monitoring System and N-600x Pulse Oximetry Monitoring System.