Healthcare Product Hall of Fame and All Stars - Retired

Oct. 27, 2020

What makes a medical device worthy to be inducted into our Healthcare Product Hall of Fame or Healthcare Product All-Stars? Which new or veteran products best interact with patients or have the longest service capability, effectiveness, efficiency and reliability?

The Healthcare Product Hall of Fame recognizes and salutes long-standing product/technology categories with more than one vendor, sharing mini-profiles focused on the products and how they have impacted patient care over time.

Saluting the Healthcare Product Hall of Fame Class of 2020

  • Disposable hypodermic needle/syringe
  • Stethoscope
  • Cardiac defibrillator/AED
  • Vein identifier/locator/ visualization
  • CT scanner
  • X-ray machine
  • Ultrasound machine
  • Glucose monitor
  • Pulse oximeter
  • PPE family (gloves, masks, scrubs)

December 2020 - Read the story

The Healthcare Product All-Stars recognizes the latest additions to healthcare product/technology categories with multiple vendors by highlighting what patients would be missing if the product had not recently entered the market.

Saluting the Healthcare Product All-Stars Class of 2021

  • Hand-held external temperature scanner
  • PPE duo (face shields and N95 respirators only)
  • UV disinfecting/sanitizing light technology
  • Wearable glucose monitor
  • 3-D printing/additive manufacturing
  • Freight/shipping services (not including U.S. Postal Service)

January 2021 - Read the story