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New Medical Device Registry Service Empowers Patients and Enhances Patient Safety

MedicAlert® Implant Connect(SM), a new service which aims to improve the safety of patients with implanted medical devices by creating a safe and secure system to store and link each patient to vital information about their implanted device, launched today at the National Patient Safety Foundation's Patient Safety Congress.

T-System to Offer Enhanced Diagnosis Decision Support to Emergency Department Physicians

Dallas, Texas, May 31, 2011—As part of a commitment to continuously enhance its solutions, T-System, Inc. announced it will integrate diagnosis decision support from Isabel Healthcare with its T SystemEV emergency department information system to assist physicians in determining an early and accurate diagnosis.

MYCO Medical Adds Qlicksmart’s Breakthrough Scalpel Blade Removal Devices to Inventory

Cary, North Carolina, June 1, 2011MYCO Medical, a national medical supply company and a leading vendor of surgical products to the healthcare, dental and veterinary field today announced it is adding the Qlicksmart BladeCASSETTE and BladeSINGLE blade remover systems to its growing product line of safe, innovative, high-value surgical devices and disposables.

Total Lift Bed™ Identified in Pressure Ulcer Prevention and Therapy

New Hyde Park, New York, June 1, 2011VitalGo, Inc., a provider of advanced technology-based solutions for staff and patient safety, has announced its Total Lift Bed (TLB) has been identified as providing significant benefits in the prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers.

AllMed Announces Web-Based External Peer Review Solution for Hospitals

Portland, Oregon, June 7, 2011—AllMed Healthcare Management, an innovator in the development of web-based medical review workflow software, announced the launch of its online external peer review services for hospitals and ASCs through PeerPoint.

Linet Multicare® Hospital Bed Selected to Participate in National Program Highlighting Commitment to Healthcare Performance Improvement, Innovation

Charlotte, North Carolina, June 14, 2011—Linet was recently selected by the Premier healthcare alliance to showcase the Multicare hospital bed as a part of a national program focusing on innovation and performance improvement in healthcare.

WETKEYS Washable Keyboards and Econo-Keys to offer Deep Discount on Waterproof Keyboard and Mouse Set

Econo-Keys, an innovative manufacturer of sealed, ruggedized keyboards for medical and industrial applications, announced that it has partnered with WETKEYS Washable Keyboards, a leading supplier of washable computer keyboards, to offer Econo-Keys’ high-quality products at a significant discount to hospitals, manufacturing facilities, dental offices and other areas where infection control is a key concern.

Wellsense Unveils First-Ever Bedside Patient Pressure Mapping System Designed to Assist Caregivers in Effectively Repositioning Patients

Wellsense USA, the pioneer of bedside smart textile technology, unveiled a breakthrough product at this year's National Teaching Institute and Critical Care Exposition sponsored by the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN) held in Chicago from May 2-5.

READY View (tm) Arrives to Streamline Image Processing for Clinicians

GE Healthcare announced FDA clearance of READY View, a new MR advanced visualization platform to help clinicians process and analyze images anytime and anywhere.

Total Lift Bed™ Identified in Pressure Ulcer Prevention and Therapy

VitalGo, Inc., a provider of advanced technology-based solutions for staff and patient safety, has announced its Total Lift Bed (TLB) has been identified as providing significant benefits in the prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers.

Textile Technology Studies Suggest New Performance Requirements, Standards for Medical Uniforms Are Possible

Three studies on a novel textile technology presented at the 2011 Annual Scientific Meeting of The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America suggest that new personal protection standards in medical apparel are possible.

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