CONGRESS2004 EXHIBITOR PRODUCT PREVIEW

CONGRESS2004 EXHIBITOR PRODUCT PREVIEW

MEDICAL PRODUCT CATALOG

Armstrong Medical introduces its product catalog, which features an all-aluminum design for its A-Smart Premier carts, now with durable aluminum mounting tracks. The catalog also features new products such as the Actar AED Trainer and the Heine Disposable Laryngoscope Blades.

For more information, contact Armstrong Medical at 1-800-323-4220 or http://www.armstrongmedical.com.

MOBILE TECHNOLOGY

Artromick International, Inc., blends its medication cart design with the latest mobile computing solutions from Rioux Vision, an innovator in healthcare information management technology. The result: the Artromick/Rioux Vision IMC Medication Cart, a new benchmark in point-of-care medication control that features the latest mobile healthcare technology, such as bar code scanning, wireless data transfer, electronic medical records and CPOE, self-locking medication control, and cart user audit system.

For more information, contact Artromick International, Inc., at 1-800-848-6462 or http://www.artromick. com.

TRACHEOSTOMY TUBE HOLDER

Following tracheostomy, trach tube stabilization can be accomplished with the Dale Medical Tracheostomy Tube Holder. It features an exclusive narrow fastener tab that engages and disengages the trach plate quickly and more easily than knotting, tying, or threading twill tape. The Dale Tracheostomy Tube Holder adjusts to any neck size and is easy to apply, nonrestrictive, and more comfortable to wear. The neckband features a section of elastic stretch material that allows cough reflex and helps ensure a snug and secure fit. It’s available in adult and neonatal/pediatric sizes.

For more information, contact Dale Medical at 1-800-343-3980 or http://www.dalemed.com.

ADULT PATIENT WRISTBAND

Endur ID releases the EnduriCuff Plus Patient Wristband. Printed on standard inkjet printers, the EnduriCuff Plus produces an extremely tearproof, waterproof and chemical-resistant wristband. The addition of a new fold over adhesive flap makes this band more secure than ever. The EnduriCuff Plus wristband requires no assembly, lamination, or clips-just print it and use it. It can accommodate multiple identifiers such as name, address, and date of birth, and crisp, highly legible bar codes.

For more information, contact Endur ID at 1-978-372-6585 or http://www.endurid.com.

PATIENT TELEVISION CHANNEL

Healing HealthCare Systems introduces the Continuous Ambient Relaxation Environment (CARE) Channel, environmental programming for patient television featuring guided imagery. The CARE Channel uses guided imagery with patients’ active imaginations to bring about responses in their bodies that can accelerate the healing process. The 24-hour channel provides varied guided imagery exercises, delivered in English and Spanish by male and female speakers. Patients view narrated meditations at the top of each hour, followed by 45 minutes of CARE Channel programming to allow patients to remain in the relaxed state.

For more information, contact Healing HealthCare Systems at 1-800-348-0799 or http://www. healinghealth.com.

VITAL SIGNS MONITOR

The integriti vital signs solution (NIBP, SpO2, temperature), from Integriti Systems seeks to improve the efficiency, accuracy, and enterprise-wide availability of vital signs information collected at the point of care. The integriti offers significant advantages over stand-alone vital signs devices through a streamlined Windows-based application, allowing nurses to assess, review, and file data directly into their HIS with a single interface-without ever leaving the patient bedside. The integriti is designed for wherever an economical solution is required, including medical, surgical, and specialty inpatient services.

For more information, contact Integriti Systems at 1-866-652-4729 or http://www.theintegriti.com.

NURSE CALL SYSTEM

Jeron Electronic Systems, Inc., announces wiring changes to the Provider 680 audio-visual nurse call system. The Provider 680 no longer requires shielded wiring between the main control and rooms for bus stations. This innovation reduces the amount of wiring and connections by one-third. Multipair, nonshielded cable in a single jacket may be used, including category-5 cable. Original inventories of wiring may still be used by not connecting the shield wires. Stations with the new code version aren’t compatible with stations from the older system. Main controls and bus stations that use the new code may still be part of a network that includes older main control units. Current catalog numbers will not change.

For more information, contact jeron Electronic Systems, Inc., at 1-773-2751900 or http://www.jeron.com.

CUTTING INSTRUMENT

The Richard Wolf PowerBlade bipolar cutting and coagulation forcep is a multifunctional laparoscopic device. It provides grasping, dissecting, cutting, and coagulation all in one instrument. It utilizes a patented bipolar cutting blade that transects tissue using bipolar energy. This blade provides bipolar hemostatic cutting and maintains sharpness throughout the entire procedure. The PowerBlade is an economical alternative to existing bipolar cutting and coagulation devices and can be used with your existing bipolar generator.

For more information, contact Richard Wolf Medical Instruments Corporation at 1 -847-913-1113.

MATTRESS REPLACEMENT

Meilen Air Manufacturing, Inc., offers Rem-Air. The product’s unique one-piece design, superior construction, minimal operating and maintenance costs, ease of use, and clinical effectiveness attract medical practitioners and dealers seeking mattress replacement systems for use in the prevention, management, and treatment of pressure ulcers in hospitals, nursing homes, and home care environments.

For more information, contact Meilen Air Manufacturing, Inc., at 1 -800-770-6264 or http://www. mellenair.com.

STAFFING SOFTWARE

Symbio Solutions’ Symbio software is the first human capital management (HCM) application designed specifically for healthcare. The Web-based Symbio software streamlines the entire . staffing and recruiting process for every position in a healthcare organization. Symbio creates a Web-based private marketplace that’s accessible by all parties in the supply chain and is tailored to each user’s needs. This easy-to-use, browser-based application, supported by Symbio Solutions’ 24/7 central office, creates a symbiosis between clients, suppliers, and candidates. Symbio Solutions’ clients experience reduced cycle time, higher fill rates, reduced employment risks, greater productivity, actionable data, and overall improved staffing decisions.

For more information, contact Symbio Solutions at 1 -800-417-4983 or http://www.symbiosolutions.com.

WIRELESS CALL SYSTEM

TekTone s new Tek-CARE 500 system provides senior living facilities with the most advanced security and safety available. Nurses can place wireless emergency switches in bathrooms, showers, and bedrooms for additional call locations. The PIR motion detector and the wall-mounted call transmitter can be used as either a call alarm or a check-in device. The NC501 master station computer is the core of the system, keeping track of all transmitters and calls, and sending those calls to staff pagers (when used with the Tek-PAGING system). The system also maintains resident information-including photos, medical information, and contact information for relatives and physicians.

For more information, contact TekTone at 1-800-327-8466 or http://www.tektone.net.

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