April 2020 Product Picks

March 23, 2020
Wireless patient monitoring

Caretaker Medical incorporated VivaLNK’s ECG Patch into its wireless patient monitoring platform. The Caretaker patient monitor provides continuous, uninterrupted blood pressure and vital signs data and a comprehensive view of hemodynamic health while maximizing patient mobility. Clinicians can remotely view patient data from virtually anywhere using the Caretaker App, the CaretakerCloud Remote Monitoring Portal or via data integration with other monitoring platforms. The monitor and patch are FDA-cleared, CE-Mark-certified and available for purchase from Caretaker Medical and its distributors. 

Caretaker Medical

Medical cabinet storage

Midmark Corp. announced an expansion of its Synthesis Cabinetry Collection. The collection is designed to help maximize existing space, meet workflow requirements and compliance regulations and support infection prevention. New features include side-by-side vertical glove, towel and cup dispensers for exam and procedure spaces; tall base cabinet for clinical labs; tall upper cabinet for placement above a mobile treatment cabinet; and 45-degree corner cabinet. The cabinets are equipped with EPA-registered antimicrobial pulls and surfaces to complement asepsis procedures, as well as thermofoil panels that resist spills, chemical degradation and delamination.

Midmark Corp.

Mobile asset tracking

Healthmark Industries introduced the SeekNFind to its Labeling product line. SeekNFind helps locate missing or mislaid trays and other assets. Made from PTFE Teflon, the 240 x 86mm RFID tag is assembled with stainless steel eyelets for attachment to instrument baskets and other assets. The RFID reader is paired with a Bluetooth-enabled Android phone and used with the SeekNFind app available for download from the Google Play store.

Healthmark Industries

Antimicrobial treatment

 Gelest, Inc. announced a ramp-up of production of its BIOSAFE Antimicrobials to meet surging demand for hygiene products during the global coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The antimicrobials inhibit microorganism growth by physically puncturing the microbe’s cell membrane and destroying the microbes on contact. They are found in Certainty SmartBoost Laundry Additive for healthcare uniforms, King Microshield for medical equipment and facilities and other EPA-approved applications. The applications help preserve treated articles by preventing the growth of stain and odor-causing bacteria, fungi, mold and mildew.

Gelest, Inc.