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The Joint Commission Reports Increased Electronic Clinical Quality Measure (eCQM) Adoption and Reporting from U.S. Hospitals

OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 11/07/17 -- An increased number of U.S. hospitals are adopting and reporting electronic clinical quality measures (eCQMs) to drive quality improvement, The Joint Commission reports in its 2017 annual report, , published today.Through its work with accredited hospitals preparing for eCQM data reporting that will be required in 2018, The Joint Commission has identified six primary priorities among those that are successfully implementing eCQM adoption and ...


07.11.2017

Health Care Provider Perspectives on Improving Care Transitions Between Hospitals and Skilled Nursing Facilities

OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 10/19/17 -- After hospitalization for acute medical illness, one in four Medicare patients is discharged to a skilled nursing facility (SNF). These care transitions are often marked by disruptions in care and poor communication. A new study in the November issue of examines hospital and SNF perspectives on these patient care transitions.In the study "Care Transitions Between Hospitals and Skilled Nursing Facilities: Perspectives of Sending and Rece ...


19.10.2017

Noble Announces Global Collaboration with BD to Provide Advanced Patient Onboarding Solutions for Line of Safety and Shielding Systems

ORLANDO, FL -- (Marketwired) -- 08/29/17 -- ®, a leader in biopharmaceutical onboarding and device training, today announces a global collaboration with BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), a leading global medical technology company, for developing patient onboarding solutions including demonstration devices.Through this collaboration, Noble will leverage its onboarding training solutions to develop novel demonstrators based on the BD UltraSafe™ technology that will enable broader access to new ...


29.08.2017

What Does a ''High Performing'' Health Care Delivery System Mean? New Study: There''s No Consensus

OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 08/24/17 -- The concept of a "high-performing" health care delivery system has gained increasing interest from purchasers, payers and policymakers. However, in a new study published in the September issue of , researchers reviewed literature over 10 years and found no consensus on what defines a high-performing health care delivery system or health care organization.The study, funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), &qu ...


24.08.2017

Clinical Decision Support and Other Interventions Decrease Blood Transfusions, Save $1 Million Annually at Urban Hospital

OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 07/24/17 -- Red blood cell (RBC) transfusions are the most frequently performed hospital procedure in the United States, increasing 134 percent from 1997 to 2011. However, 50 percent or more of RBC transfusions may be unnecessary.(1-4) A new study in the August 2017 issue of found that interventions to decrease the need for RBC transfusions at an urban, academic medical center were associated with an annual cost savings of more than $1 million.The study ...


24.07.2017

Journal Features National Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Awardees

OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 06/22/17 -- Patient safety and quality improvement efforts prevent errors in health care and save lives. To recognize such efforts, features the recipients of the John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety and Quality Awards, presented annually by the National Quality Forum (NQF) and The Joint Commission, in three open access articles from its July 2017 issue.Launched in 2002, the awards honor the late John M. Eisenberg, MD, MBA, former administrator of the Agenc ...


22.06.2017

Lean Methodology Improves Throughput and Safety in Behavioral Health Care

OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 05/18/17 -- Lean methodology has been increasingly applied in health care to reduce waste and improve quality, particularly in fast-paced and high-acuity clinical settings such as emergency departments. A new study from the June 2017 issue of describes how Lean principles were applied to improve clinical operations at the Crisis Response Center, a behavioral health facility specializing in emergency psychiatric care, in Tucson, Arizona.Lean methodology ...


18.05.2017

Simulation Training Helps Parents of Children with Cancer Improve Central-Line Care in Home

OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 04/20/17 -- Infections from a central line in children with cancer can be life-threatening. Today, with most cancer care taking place in the home, it is critical for parents to learn to care for central lines and prevent central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSIs). A new study in the May 2017 issue of describes how simulation training for parents of children with cancer improved their knowledge and psychomotor skills regarding central-line ...


20.04.2017

Automated Harm Trigger System Enables Real-Time Identification of Patients at Risk

OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 03/16/17 -- An Office of Inspector General report in 2010 recommended internal hospital reporting of all harms -- whether considered a complication, a preventable harm, or a harm caused by system failures or errors (all-cause harm). A study in the April 2017 issue of details how the Adventist Health System Patient Safety Organization, Altamonte Springs, Florida, developed an automated all-cause harm trigger system to enable the identification of current ...


16.03.2017

PAREXEL Launches ClinPhone RTSM Mobile App to Improve Supply Management and Increase Patient Safety

LONDON, February 13, 2017 – PAREXEL International Corporation (NASDAQ: PRXL), a leading global biopharmaceutical services provider, today launched a mobile app for the ClinPhone® RTSM (randomisation and trial supply management) service. The app is designed to enhance clinical trial supply management processes, increase patient safety, and improve the chain of custody record for clinical supplies. Using built-in barcode scanning capabilities, clinical trial site staff, including principal inves ...


13.02.2017

Hospital Decreases Cesarean Delivery Rate by 13 Percent Through Quality Improvement Initiative

OAK BROOK, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 01/27/17 -- Approximately one third of births in the United States are by cesarean delivery. Although most experts believe this rate is too high and results in increased morbidity and mortality for mothers, efforts to decrease the rate have usually failed. A new study published in the February 2017 issue of describes a long-term, multi-strategy quality improvement initiative that substantially lowered the cesarean delivery rate at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical ...


27.01.2017

Joint Commission Report Shows America''s Hospitals Continue to Improve Patient Care

OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 11/07/16 -- America''s hospitals continue to make strides towards improving patient safety and quality for common conditions for which people enter the hospital, according to The Joint Commission''s 2016 Annual Report: "America''s Hospitals: Improving Quality and Safety."The report released today presents information on how well more than 3,300 Joint Commission-accredited hospitals performed on individual measures ...


07.11.2016

Broadmoor Secure Hospital Completes Successful Trial of Oxecam Patient Safety Monitoring Software

Oxehealth, the company that turns cameras into health monitors, has carried out the world’s first health monitoring trial with secure psychiatric patients, using contactless camera based technology at Broadmoor High Secure Psychiatric Hospital Oxehealth today announced that it has completed a successful trial of its Oxecam patient safety monitoring software at Broadmoor Mental Health Hospital. The trial monitored seven patient volunteers overnight and captured over 180 hours of data using the ...


13.10.2016

Centers for Dialysis Care Signs Deal to Offer Non-Invasive Cardiovascular Monitoring to Patients in Northeast Ohio

SHAKER HEIGHTS, OH -- (Marketwired) -- 10/22/15 -- Centers for Dialysis Care (CDC), Northeast Ohio''s largest dialysis provider, is the first dialysis group to implement next-generation non-invasive cardiovascular monitoring in the state of Ohio. The multi-year contract with InteloMed, Inc., allows for the deployment of the CVInsight™ Platform to multiple CDC facilities system-wide over the next two years to better serve patients.The CVInsight™ Platform is an easy-to-use system that p ...


22.10.2015

Innovative New High Reliability Organizational Assessment Available for Hospital Leadership Teams

OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 10/15/15 -- The Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare has released , an online high reliability assessment and resource library designed to assist hospital leaders with determining their organization''s level of maturity in multiple components of high reliability and striving for the goal of zero preventable harm.Oro 2.0 is a Web-based assessment for hospital leadership that is accessible on the . The assessment process guides the ...


15.10.2015

MEPS Real-Time, Inc. Announces Contract With Yankee Alliance for Intelliguard Kit and Tray Management System RFID Smart Tags

CARLSBAD, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/27/15 -- MEPS Real-Time, Inc., developer of for pharmacy automation and medication inventory management, today announced a new supply chain partner agreement for RFID Smart Tags with Yankee Alliance.The Intelliguard® System offers RFID-enabled automation and workflow processes that support safe and efficient management and replenishment of emergency and procedural kits and trays. It is proven to eliminate errors such as missing, unexpected, expired or recal ...


27.08.2015

New Targeted Solutions Tool(R) Aims to Prevent Inpatient Falls

OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 08/12/15 -- The Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare has released its Targeted Solutions Tool® (TST®) for preventing hospital inpatient falls and falls with injury. The Preventing Falls TST is an online resource that provides a step-by-step process to assist hospitals in measuring fall and fall with injury rates, identifying and measuring barriers to fall prevention, and implementing the Center''s proven solutions for falls preve ...


12.08.2015

Nu-Med Plus Announces Increased Patient Safety of Portable Inhaled Nitric Oxide Delivery

SALT LAKE CITY, UT -- (Marketwired) -- 06/30/15 -- Nu-Med Plus, Inc. (OTCBB: NUMD), a medical device development company, announced that a visual indicator has been created that increases the safe therapeutic delivery of nitric oxide. The indicator is a quick visual check to ensure that by-products of the delivery of nitric oxide are not present in potentially toxic levels.Nitric oxide is a medically essential gas that is presently used in Neonate Hypoxia therapy and may have future application ...


30.06.2015

Proven Process Medical Devices Announces Partnership With PathMaker Neurosystems

MANSFIELD, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/18/15 -- , a global leader in the design, development, validation, and manufacture of Class II and Class III medical devices, announced today that it has entered into a development agreement with PathMaker Neurosystems Inc. to develop and manufacture a first-in-class non-invasive device for treating patients with muscle tone disorders using trans-spinal direct current stimulation (tsDCS) technology.Trans-spinal direct current stimulation is a novel modality ...


18.06.2015

Masimo to Present at 36th Annual Goldman Sachs Global Healthcare Conference

IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/02/15 -- (NASDAQ: MASI) today announced that its management is scheduled to present at the 36th Annual Goldman Sachs Global Healthcare Conference at the Terranea Resort on Tuesday, June 9, 2015, at 4:00 p.m. Pacific Time. A live audiocast of the presentation will be available on the Masimo website at . A replay of the audiocast will be available following the live presentation.Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) is a global leader in innovative noninvasive monitoring techno ...


02.06.2015

Patient Safety Movement Foundation Announces Innovation Contest to Help Eradicate Preventable Patient Deaths

IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/26/15 -- Patient Safety Movement Foundation founder Joe Kiani called on attendees at this year''s (Commerce + Creativity) international conference in Montreal, Canada, and concerned advocates around the world to take part in a new innovation contest to help eradicate preventable patient deaths.Speaking to more than 1,400 attendees at C2, which runs through Thursday, Kiani said the is awarding three prizes for process or product innovations that will ...


26.05.2015

Court Upholds Award of $467 Million to Masimo for Philips'' Patent Infringement

IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/19/15 -- (NASDAQ: MASI), inventor of breakthrough noninvasive Measure-through Motion and Low Perfusion™ pulse oximetry and rainbow® Pulse CO-Oximetry™, announced today that the Delaware federal court upheld a jury verdict of $467 million against Philips Electronics North American Corporation and Philips Medizin Systeme Boblingen GMBH for infringing two Masimo patents.In so doing, the District Court rejected all of Philips'' numerous invalidity challe ...


19.05.2015

Masimo Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results

IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/06/15 -- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI)Total revenue, including royalties, rose 11% to $154.5 millionProduct revenue rose 11% to $147.4 millionMasimo rainbow® revenue declined 5% to $12.2 millionSET® and rainbow® SET® units shipments were 44,000Net income of $20.5 million, or $0.38 per diluted share versus $22.6 million or $0.39 per diluted share in the year-ago period; year-ago period earnings per diluted share included a $0.09 benefit from legal accrual reversalNon-GA ...


06.05.2015

Masimo Proudly Sponsors Award-Winning Documentary "Personal Gold" During 2015-16 Film Festival Season

IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/23/15 -- (NASDAQ: MASI), maker of breakthrough Measure-through Motion and Low Perfusion™ pulse oximetry, announced today that it is the presenting sponsor of the award-winning documentary for the 2015-16 film festival season.Heralded as "Miracle on Ice-meets-Moneyball" by Wall Street Journal reporter Reed Albergotti, "Personal Gold" gives a behind-the-scenes experience of four underdog women cyclists who become America''s hope fo ...


23.04.2015

Masimo to Report First Quarter 2015 Financial Results After Market Close on Wednesday, May 6th

IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/22/15 -- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today that it will release financial results for the first quarter ended April 4, 2015, after the market closes on Wednesday, May 6, 2015. The conference call to review the results will begin at 1:30 p.m. PT (4:30 p.m. ET) and will be hosted by Joe Kiani, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Mark P. de Raad, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.A live webcast of the conference call will be available ...


22.04.2015

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Presents Masimo CEO Joe Kiani With Intellectual Property Champion Award

IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/20/15 -- The today presented Joe Kiani, founder, CEO and Chairman of the Board of (NASDAQ: MASI), with a 2015 IP Champion Award at a ceremony commemorating World IP Day in Washington, D.C.Mr. Kiani has more than 65 patents in his name and more than 575 patents issued or filed by Masimo in medical technologies related to noninvasive patient monitoring. Mr. Kiani was selected for his pioneering work in life sciences, his prolific patent portfolio, his passion f ...


20.04.2015

Three Fire Departments to Be Honored for Excellence in Emergency Medical Services

WASHINGTON, DC and IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/09/15 -- The and (NASDAQ: MASI) will honor three fire departments for best practices and innovative solutions in the delivery of emergency medical services with the . The award presentation takes place on April 16 at the 27th Annual National Fire and Emergency Services Dinner in Washington, D.C.The three fire departments to receive the 2015 Excellence in Fire Service-Based EMS Awards are:Improvements in staffing to provide better emergency ...


09.04.2015

Illinois Fire Service Institute Is First to Train Firefighters on New Carbon Monoxide Safety Standard

IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/02/15 -- The world-renowned has become the site of the first program in the nation to train firefighters on new safety standards designed to better protect firefighters from carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning, including use of Masimo''s (NASDAQ: MASI) first and only FDA-cleared arterial blood CO monitor, SpCO® technology, to noninvasively monitor CO levels in the blood.Hosted by the City of Champaign (Ill.) Fire Department in cooperation with the Illinoi ...


02.04.2015

Penn Highlands DuBois Installs Masimo SedLine Brain Function Monitoring

DUBOIS, PA and IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/26/15 -- Penn Highlands DuBois -- with one of the best hospital safety scores as reported by the Leapfrog Group -- announced today it has selected ''s (NASDAQ: MASI) SedLine® brain function monitoring through the Root® patient monitoring and display platform to monitor patients under anesthesia or sedation.Penn Highlands DuBois had been using Bispectral Index™ (BIS™) technology from Covidien."SedLine gives us more data on depths of ...


26.03.2015

North York General Hospital -- First Canadian Hospital to Use RFID-Based Intelliguard(R) Kit and Tray Management System to Improve Accuracy and Efficiency in Pharmacy Operations

TORONTO, ON and CARLSBAD, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/12/15 -- , a leading community academic hospital in Toronto, Ontario, deployed the Intelliguard Kit and Tray Management System from , in September 2014 becoming the first hospital in Canada to leverage a Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) medication management solution to improve accuracy and efficiency within its pharmacy operations.A quality study conducted by North York General Hospital and MEPS Real-Time, Inc., confirmed the hospital� ...


12.03.2015

Masimo to Present at 27th Annual ROTH Capital Partners Growth Stock Conference

IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/03/15 -- (NASDAQ: MASI) today announced that its management is scheduled to present at the 27th Annual ROTH Capital Partners Growth Stock Conference at the Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel on Tuesday, March 10, 2015, at 3:30 p.m. Pacific Time. A live audiocast of the presentation will be available on the Masimo website at . A replay of the audiocast will be available following the live presentation.Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) is the global leader in innovative noninvasive ...


03.03.2015

Masimo to Present at 36th Annual Raymond James Institutional Investors Conference

IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/25/15 -- (NASDAQ: MASI) today announced that its management is scheduled to present at the 36th Annual Raymond James Institutional Investors Conference at the JW Marriott Grande Lakes Hotel in Orlando on Wednesday, March 4, 2015, at 9:15 a.m. Eastern Time. A live audiocast of the presentation will be available on the Masimo website at . A replay of the audiocast will be available following the live presentation.Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) is the global leader in inn ...


25.02.2015

CFSI Announces Masimo as Co-Sponsor of the Excellence in Fire Service-Based EMS Award

WASHINGTON, DC and IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/20/15 -- The has announced (NASDAQ: MASI) as the new co-sponsor of the Excellence in Fire Service-Based EMS Award. CFSI said Masimo will bring a new level of recognition to the awards program based on its reputation for product innovations for fire departments across the nation.Established in 2010, the Excellence in Fire Service-Based EMS Award honors fire departments in three categories: career, volunteer and combination. The criteria plac ...


20.02.2015

Masimo Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014 Financial Results

IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/17/15 -- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI)Product revenue rose 14% to $153.9 millionTotal revenue, including royalties, rose 14% to $161.8 millionMasimo rainbow® revenue declined 4% to $14.1 millionSET® and rainbow® SET® unit shipments were 44,100Earnings per share was $0.40 versus $0.16 in the year-ago periodProduct revenue rose 8% to $556.8 millionTotal revenue, including royalties, rose 7% to $586.6 millionMasimo rainbow® revenue rose by 6% to $51.8 millionSET® and rain ...


17.02.2015

National Fire Protection Association Issues Updated Standard Requiring Firefighters Exposed to Fire Smoke to Be Assessed for Carbon Monoxide Poisoning at Incident Scenes and During Training

IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/12/15 -- (NASDAQ: MASI), the inventor of Masimo SET® Measure-Through Motion and Low Perfusion™ pulse oximetry and rainbow® Pulse CO-Oximetry, announced today that the (NFPA) released an updated Fire Rehabilitation Standard (NFPA 1584) requiring firefighters exposed to smoke at incident scenes and during training to be assessed for carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning.NFPA''s consensus codes and standards serve as the worldwide authoritative source on fire ...


12.02.2015

Report From the Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit: More Commitments Made, More Lives Saved

IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/05/15 -- The 3rd annual Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit concluded with 500 more hospitals and more than a dozen medical technology companies joining the Patient Safety Movement committing to zero preventable patient deaths by 2020.Joe Kiani, founder of the Patient Safety Movement Foundation, announced that ''One Plus 6,411'' lives have been saved since hospitals began implementing a series of Actionable Patient Safety Solutio ...


05.02.2015

Masimo to Report Fourth Quarter 2014 Financial Results After Market Close on Tuesday, February 17th

IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/30/15 -- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today that it will release financial results for the fourth quarter ended January 3, 2015, after the market closes on Tuesday, February 17, 2015. The conference call to review the results will begin at 1:30 p.m. PT (4:30 p.m. ET) and will be hosted by Joe Kiani, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Mark P. de Raad, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.A live webcast of the conference call will be ava ...


30.01.2015

Vice President Joe Biden at the Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit: Zero by 2020 Is ''Within Our Grasp''

IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/27/15 -- In his keynote remarks at the third annual in Irvine, Calif., over the weekend, Vice President Joe Biden told the several hundred doctors, nurses, hospital administrators, medical technology executives, and patient advocates that, "over the last three years you''ve broken down silos between patients, providers, hospitals, medical technology companies and government."Much progress remains to be made to eliminate the more than 200,00 ...


27.01.2015

Patient Safety Movement Continues Its March Toward Eliminating Preventable Patient Deaths

IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/24/15 -- The announced at the 3rd annual Patient Safety, Science and Technology Summit that more than 500 hospitals, medical technology companies and others who have made commitments to eliminate preventable patient deaths have saved more than 6,200 lives since the inaugural Summit in 2013."More than ever, we are committed to defeating the tyranny of apathy that has led to more than 200,000 patients dying of preventable deaths in our hospitals each year,& ...


24.01.2015

Vice President Joe Biden to Deliver Keynote Remarks on Closing Day of Patient Safety, Science and Technology Summit

IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/16/15 -- The announced today that Vice President Joe Biden will deliver the keynote address on the second and final day of the Patient Safety, Science and Technology Summit, to be held Jan. 23-24, at the Hotel Irvine in Irvine, Calif."We are honored to have Vice President Biden at this year''s Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit," said Patient Safety Movement founder Joe Kiani. "His leadership in helping improve access to h ...


16.01.2015

Inova Fair Oaks Hospital Casts Masimo Patient SafetyNet(TM) to Help Improve Patient Outcomes and Reduce Costs

FAIRFAX, VA and IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/14/15 -- (NASDAQ: MASI) and -- listed among the for delivering the best care in its community -- announced that the hospital has installed Masimo Patient SafetyNet™, a remote monitoring and clinician notification system shown to keep patients safer while reducing cost of care.(1)Inova Fair Oaks Hospital embraces the patient-safety guidelines of leading health organizations, including the , the , and the (ISMP), which recommend continuous oxy ...


14.01.2015

Masimo to Present at 33rd Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference

IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 12/30/14 -- (NASDAQ: MASI) today announced that its management is scheduled to present at the 33rd Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference at the Westin St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco on Tuesday, January 13, 2015, at 4:30 p.m. Pacific Time. A live audiocast of the presentation will be available on the Masimo website at . A replay of the audiocast will be available following the live presentation.Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) is the global leader in innovative noninv ...


30.12.2014

Win a Fishing Trip With President Jimmy Carter by Committing to ZERO Preventable Patient Deaths by 2020

IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 12/19/14 -- Former President Carter is demonstrating his commitment to Preventable Deaths by 2020 () by offering an opportunity to join the former President and First Lady Rosalynn for a private fishing trip at the exclusive in the North Georgia Mountains.The top three healthcare institutions that measurably demonstrate the most lives saved through commitments to implementing (APSS) by June 2015 will be given two spots each on this exclusive trip.The trip will ...


19.12.2014

Patient Safety Movement Foundation Applauds U.S. Senator Harkin, Chairman of the Senate HELP Committee, and Senator Wyden, Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, for Making Patient Safety a National Priority

IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 12/10/14 -- is applauding U.S. Sens. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) and Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) for requesting the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) identify successful practices that health systems have implemented to reduce preventable patient deaths, so those practices can be instituted across the nation.The letter follows up on last year''s Patient Safety Movement Foundation founder Joe Kiani delivered before the Senate Health, Education, Labor & Pen ...


10.12.2014

Masimo Receives 2014 Zenith Award at the American Association of Respiratory Care Congress

IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 12/10/14 -- (NASDAQ: MASI), the inventor of Pulse CO-Oximetry™ and Measure-through Motion and Low Perfusion™ pulse oximetry, announced today that it has received the prestigious Zenith Award for equipment and service excellence from the (AARC) at the 60th Annual AARC Congress in Las Vegas, Nev.With the 2014 Zenith Award, Masimo has achieved for the fifth time AARC''s top industry recognition honoring respiratory care equipment and pharmaceutical manufa ...


10.12.2014

Masimo iSpO2(TM) Pulse Oximeter Featured in Fitness Book by Tour de France Champion Greg LeMond

IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 12/04/14 -- (NASDAQ: MASI) today announced that its award-winning iSpO2™ pulse oximeter is featured in the upcoming book "," by three-time Tour de France champion Greg LeMond and co-author interventional radiologist Dr. Mark Hom, available at and the ."The Science of Fitness" (by , the world''s largest scientific book publisher) explores physical performance and its relationship with oxygen and mitochondria -- the "power plants ...


04.12.2014

Patient Safety Movement Foundation Gains Momentum Toward Zero Preventable Deaths by 2020

IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 11/20/14 -- The announced today that the (HQI) -- encompassing 400 hospitals in California -- has made a commitment to Zero Preventable Deaths by 2020 (0X2020), potentially saving thousands of lives and as much as $67 million.HQI''s mission is to assist hospitals to achieve zero defects, optimize clinical effectiveness, and enhance patient and family experience. Among its goals is to make California the safest state in the nation by 2017. HQI joins a g ...


20.11.2014

Masimo to Present at 26th Annual Piper Jaffray Health Care Conference

IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 11/18/14 -- (NASDAQ: MASI) today announced that its management is scheduled to present at the 26th Annual Piper Jaffray Health Care Conference at the New York Palace Hotel in New York on Tuesday, December 2, 2014, at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time. A live audiocast of the presentation will be available on the Masimo website at . A replay of the audiocast will be available following the live presentation.Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) is the global leader in innovative noninvasive ...


18.11.2014

New Clinical Study Shows Accuracy of Masimo Noninvasive Spot-Check Hemoglobin (SpHb(R)) in Trauma Patients

IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 11/05/14 -- (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today that a new clinical study published in the showed that noninvasive spot-check hemoglobin (SpHb) measurements had good correlation with invasive laboratory hemoglobin measurements in trauma patients with the potential to speed clinical decision-making to improve care, patient safety, and cost of care.(1)Hemoglobin is one of the most frequently ordered laboratory tests in trauma settings.(2) Although invasive measurements ...


05.11.2014

Masimo Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results

IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/29/14 -- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI)Product revenue rose 10% to $137.1 millionTotal revenue, including royalties, rose 10% to $144.1 millionMasimo rainbow® revenue rose 10% to $13.2 millionSET® and rainbow® SET® units shipments were 42,600Earnings per share was $0.27Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) today announced its financial results for the third quarter ended September 27, 2014.Third quarter 2014 product revenues rose 10% to $137.1 million, compared to $124.5 million for th ...


29.10.2014

Patient Safety Movement Foundation Partners With the Emergency Medicine Patient Safety Foundation

IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/23/14 -- The announced today that it has partnered with the (EMPSF) to help achieve zero preventable deaths in hospitals by 2020.EMPSF is specifically focused on reducing patient safety risks in the practice of emergency medicine. With 130 million visits annually, our nation''s emergency departments (EDs) serve as the front door to the hospital and act as the safety net for a large percentage of the population. Typically, these EDs are fast-paced, o ...


23.10.2014

Arkansas Heart Hospital Upgrades to Masimo SET(R) Pulse Oximetry, Resulting in Significant Reduction in False Alarms and Improved Patient Care and Satisfaction

LITTLE ROCK, AR and IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/23/14 -- (NASDAQ: MASI) today announced that -- a nationally recognized and award-winning hospital dedicated to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease -- has upgraded hospital-wide to , leading to a dramatic reduction in false alarms and a significant increase in patient satisfaction.Arkansas Heart Hospital embraces the patient-safety suggestions of leading health organizations, including the , the , and the (IS ...


23.10.2014

Masimo to Report Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results After Market Close on Wednesday, October 29th

IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/17/14 -- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today that it will release financial results for the third quarter ended September 27, 2014, after the market closes on Wednesday, October 29, 2014. The conference call to review the results will begin at 1:30 p.m. PT (4:30 p.m. ET) and will be hosted by Joe Kiani, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Mark P. de Raad, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.A live webcast of the conference call will be ...


17.10.2014

New Clinical Study Presented at the American Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting Shows Benefit of Oxygen Reserve Index(TM), ORI(TM)

IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/15/14 -- (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today that a new clinical study evaluating Masimo''s latest noninvasive patient monitoring parameter, Oxygen Reserve Index ORI, showed that ORI can provide advanced warning of potential hypoxia and may help clinicians optimize oxygenation before and during prolonged intubation.(1)The study was among 12 selected from more than 1,000 as one of the Best Abstracts at the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) Annual ...


15.10.2014

Retrospective Study of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Program for Patients Undergoing Colorectal Surgery, Which Included Fluid Therapy Tailored to Masimo''s PVI(R), Showed Reduced Length of Stay and Cost Savings

IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/14/14 -- (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today the results of a retrospective study of an Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) program in colorectal surgery patients, which included Masimo''s PVI® monitoring.(1) The ERAS program, which included fluid therapy tailored to PVI, resulted in reduced length of hospital stay, significantly reduced hospital costs, lower fluid administration, lower morphine administration, and earlier return of bowl function. The ...


14.10.2014

Newborn Foundation Bestows Masimo CEO Joe Kiani With the Hubert H. Humphrey ''Dawn of Life'' Award

IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/13/14 -- The Newborn Foundation presented Joe Kiani, founder, CEO and Chairman of the Board of (NASDAQ: MASI), with the Hubert H. Humphrey "Dawn of Life" Award at its gala Friday night in Minneapolis, Minn., an honor previously reserved for members of Congress.Billed as the largest fundraiser of its kind to raise awareness for combatting newborn mortality, all proceeds from the awards gala will go to the continued efforts of the Newborn Foundation | ...


13.10.2014

Mercy Hospital of Buffalo Expands Use of Masimo Patient SafetyNet(TM) After Pilot Program Shows Reduction in Mortality

BUFFALO NY and IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/29/14 -- (NASDAQ: MASI) and -- one of the largest hospitals in Western New York -- today announced the facility has expanded continuous patient monitoring using Masimo SET® pulse oximetry and the Masimo Patient SafetyNet™ remote monitoring and clinician notification system after seeing reduction in mortality on a pilot-program floor.At Mercy, Masimo Radical-7 and Rad-87 devices continuously monitor oxygenation with and breathing with RRa. Pati ...


29.09.2014

Masimo Announces MX-5 OEM Circuit Board, Offering Breakthrough rainbow(R) Pulse CO-Oximetry(TM) Measurements at 250mW

IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/25/14 -- (NASDAQ: MASI) announced its new MX-5 OEM circuit board, a technology platform that utilizes approximately half the power of previously available rainbow® circuit boards to deliver breakthrough rainbow® Pulse CO-Oximetry noninvasive measurement performance. The MX-5 is also unique in that it can dynamically scale power consumption even further depending on the type of parameters being measured.Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) use Masimo circuit ...


25.09.2014

Masimo PVI(R) Helped Assess Fluid Responsiveness in Clinical Study of Adult, Noncardiac Patients

NEUCHATEL, SWITZERLAND -- (Marketwired) -- 09/19/14 -- (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today a recent study published in the in which Masimo''s noninvasive ® parameter helped clinicians assess fluid responsiveness in mechanically ventilated adult noncardiac surgery patients under general anesthesia.(1)Clinicians commonly use fluid administration to improve hemodynamics in the perioperative period. Assessment of fluid responsiveness -- the ability of the circulation system to increase cardi ...


19.09.2014

Study Shows Noninvasive SpCO(R) Helps Clinicians Detect Occult Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 12/10/13 -- (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today that a new clinical study recently published in the shows that Masimo's noninvasive carboxyhemoglobin (SpCO®) from ® Pulse CO-Oximetry™ helped clinicians identify 23% more patients with carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning who presented to the emergency department (ED) with headaches.(1)CO poisoning is the leading cause of death resulting from accidental poisoning worldwide. Lack of timely diagnosis can delay treatment o ...


10.12.2013

Masimo to Present at 25th Annual Piper Jaffray Health Care Conference

IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 12/03/13 -- (NASDAQ: MASI) today announced that its management is scheduled to present at the 25th Annual Piper Jaffray Health Care Conference at the New York Palace Hotel in New York on Wednesday, December 4, 2013, at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time. A live audiocast of the presentation will be available on the Masimo website at . A replay of the audiocast will be available following the live presentation.Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) is the global leader in innovative noninvasi ...


03.12.2013

Masimo Receives 2013 Zenith Award at the American Association of Respiratory Care Congress

IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 11/18/13 -- (NASDAQ: MASI), the inventor of Pulse CO-Oximetry™ and Measure-through Motion and Low Perfusion™ pulse oximetry, announced today that it has received the prestigious Zenith Award for equipment and service excellence from the (AARC) at the 59th Annual AARC Congress in Anaheim, Calif.With the 2013 Zenith Award, Masimo has achieved AARC's top industry recognition honoring respiratory care equipment and pharmaceutical manufacturers for quality and s ...


18.11.2013

The Joint Commission's New Speak Up(TM) Brochure Offers Advice About Memory Problems and Dementia

OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 11/13/13 -- The Joint Commission announced the release of a new Speak Up™ brochure, "," that provides facts about forgetfulness.Although it is perfectly normal to occasionally forget things, failing to recall how to get home or complete other everyday tasks may be a sign of a more serious problem. The free Speak Up brochure offers information for anyone concerned about forgetfulness by providing advice related to:When to become concerned about ...


13.11.2013

Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare Joins Forces With the Patient Safety Movement Foundation

IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 11/12/13 -- The , a leading non-profit organization dedicated to solving health care's most critical safety and quality problems, and the are partnering to host a summit to help eliminate the many preventable deaths in U.S. hospitals by 2020.The Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit, scheduled January 11-13, 2014, will gather industry leaders to focus on three problematic areas in health care today -- improving the effectiveness of hand-off communi ...


12.11.2013

Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare Joins Forces With the Patient Safety Movement Foundation

IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 11/12/13 -- The , a leading non-profit organization dedicated to solving health care's most critical safety and quality problems, and the are partnering to host a summit to help eliminate the many preventable deaths in U.S. hospitals by 2020.The Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit, scheduled January 11-13, 2014, will gather industry leaders to focus on three problematic areas in healthcare today -- improving the effectiveness of hand-off communic ...


12.11.2013

New Published Clinical Study Shows Masimo PVI(R) Helps Clinicians Assess Fluid Responsiveness in Ventilated Patients in the Early Phase of Septic Shock

IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 11/05/13 -- (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today a new study in the demonstrates that Masimo's noninvasive PVI® can be used to help clinicians accurately assess fluid responsiveness in mechanically ventilated patients in the early phase of septic shock in the emergency room.(1)Early, goal-directed treatment of sepsis is particularly important and is recommended by the Surviving Sepsis guidelines, but these efforts can be complicated if dynamic invasive monitoring ...


05.11.2013

Masimo Reports Third Quarter 2013 Financial Results

IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/30/13 -- (NASDAQ: MASI) today announced its financial results for the third quarter ended September 28, 2013.Total revenue, including royalties, rose 10% to $131.4 millionProduct revenue rose 11% to $124.5 millionRevenue from rainbow® products rose 9% to $12.0 millionSET® and rainbow® SET unit shipments rose 33% to 44,000GAAP earnings per share rose 13% to $0.27Masimo's total third quarter revenue, including royalties, rose 10% to $131.4 million, compared ...


30.10.2013

REMINDER: PeriGen's Kathryn Townsend Discusses Leveraging EHR Data to Enhance Risk Management on ASHRM Panel

AUSTIN, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 10/28/13 --, RN, JD, ARM, CPHRM, LHRM, Director of Client Insurance Programs for , will join other risk and safety professionals on a four-member industry partner panel -- "Analyzing Data Analytics" -- at the . A nurse attorney with more than 30 years of healthcare experience, Townsend will offer real-world examples of how electronic health record (EHR) data can be leveraged to drive more informed, knowledge-based decision making to improve outcomes and e ...


28.10.2013

PeriGen's Kathryn Townsend Discusses Leveraging EHR Data to Enhance Risk Management on ASHRM Panel

AUSTIN, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 10/24/13 --, RN, JD, ARM, CPHRM, LHRM, Director of Client Insurance Programs for , will join other risk and safety professionals on a four-member industry partner panel -- "Analyzing Data Analytics" -- at the . A nurse attorney with more than 30 years of healthcare experience, Townsend will offer real-world examples of how electronic health record (EHR) data can be leveraged to drive more informed, knowledge-based decision making to improve outcomes and e ...


24.10.2013

Multiple New Clinical Studies Presented at the American Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting Show Benefits of RAM & PVI

IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/17/13 -- (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today that four new clinical studies evaluating Masimo noninvasive patient monitoring technologies were presented at the largest gathering of anesthesiologists in the world, the in San Francisco. The following studies highlight the positive clinical outcomes and patient safety impact of Masimo's unique rainbow® noninvasive measurement technologies, including RAM™ acoustic respiration rate (RRa™) and PVI®.At Stanford Univ ...


17.10.2013

Nihon Kohden America Highlights EtCO2 Monitoring Solution for Post-Surgical Patients at ASA 2013

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/14/13 -- , a market leader in patient monitoring innovation, will be on hand at the Anesthesiology 2013 show, hosted by the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA), to provide demonstrations of its award-winning -- Early Detection and Notification System™. In keeping with the latest EtCO2 monitoring recommendations from the ASA, Prefense enables hospitals to monitor at-risk, post-surgical patients who are on opioid drips for End tidal CO2 (EtCO2).E ...


14.10.2013

Improving Health Care Quality, Safety Defies Simple Solutions

OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 10/10/13 -- A published in the October 2013 issue of Health Affairs contends that American health care will not get better or be safer until issues related to overuse of health services, process improvement tools, and organizational culture are addressed. The article "Improving the Quality of Health Care: What's Taking So Long?" by Joint Commission President and CEO ., acknowledges that the lack of more rapid progress in fixing known prob ...


10.10.2013

Multicenter Study Shows Clinical Value of rainbow(R) Acoustic Monitoring (RAM)

IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/08/13 -- (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today a new study in Pediatric Anesthesia demonstrating Masimo's noninvasive, continuous rainbow® Acoustic Monitoring (RAM™) had similar accuracy, yet better patient tolerance compared to capnography (nasal cannula) in post-surgical pediatric patients.(1)The study, which compared the performance of ® Acoustic Monitoring to capnography in a pediatric patient population, adds to the growing body of evidence that shows the e ...


08.10.2013

EMMA(TM) Palm Size Capnograph Earns 2013 EMS World Top Innovation Award

IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/04/13 -- (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today that its ™ Capnograph with waveform display earned a prestigious EMS World Top Innovation Award, another accolade for a powerful, portable device, that offers immediate waveform capnography, end-tidal carbon dioxide and respiration rate at your fingertips.EMMA was one of 65 products entered as a new, innovative product in emergency medical services. A committee narrowed the field to finalists, which were selected for in- ...


04.10.2013

Patient Safety Movement Foundation Announces Commitment to Action at Clinton Global Initiative to Save Lives

IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/25/13 -- today announced their Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Commitment to Action to reduce preventable patient deaths in U.S. hospitals to zero by 2020. The announcement was made as part of the Foundation's participation in the 2013 (CGI) Annual Meeting in New York.In 1999, the Institute of Medicine reported 100,000 hospital patients were dying unnecessarily. Today, more than 200,000 preventable patient deaths occur each year in U.S. hospitals.(1,2) G ...


25.09.2013

Patient Safety Movement Foundation Testifies Before Congress on Reducing Preventable Hospital Deaths

WASHINGTON, DC -- (Marketwired) -- 09/24/13 -- founder Joe Kiani appeared today before the and laid out five steps to help eradicate preventable patient deaths.More than 200,000 preventable patient deaths occur each year in U.S. hospitals.(1,2) The Patient Safety Movement is committed to reducing these deaths to zero by 2020. The Patient Safety Movement, established through the support of the , works with all stakeholders to address the problems and solutions of patient safety. The Foundation ...


24.09.2013

The Joint Commission: Hospitals Still Far From Being Highly Reliable

OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 09/17/13 -- An article published Sept. 13, 2013, in urges hospitals to make the substantial changes that will be needed to achieve the ultimate goal of zero patient harm by adapting lessons from high-risk industries. The article "High-Reliability Health Care: Getting There from Here," was written by Joint Commission President and CEO , along with , Ph.D., executive vice president for healthcare quality evaluation, The Joint Commission.Chassin ...


17.09.2013

Rochester General Health System Installs Masimo Patient SafetyNet(TM) for Advanced Care and Oversight of Patients

IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/13/13 -- (NASDAQ: MASI) today announced that and its 528-bed flagship Rochester General Hospital have installed the system, a remote monitoring and clinician notification system shown to dramatically reduce rapid response activations, transfers to intensive care units, and deaths related to opioid-induced respiratory depression.(1)Rochester General joins a growing list of prominent health systems around the world using Patient SafetyNet, which combines the p ...


13.09.2013

New Joint Commission Video Offers Advice on Medical Care at Home

OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 09/10/13 -- A new Joint Commission Speak Up™ video, released today, shows people who need medical care at home how to make the most of their experience and protect their health.Video characters Nurse Clare, Home Care Aide Jesse and Home Medical Equipment Specialist Boyd help Hector in his home with his IV, oxygen tank and daily living needs while his wife Reyna watches and helps. "Speak Up: At Home" emphasizes that patients and their families ...


10.09.2013

Nihon Kohden America Brings Fresh Perspective to Patient Monitoring, Challenges Healthcare Providers to Think Differently

FOOTHILL RANCH, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/10/13 -- The statistics don't lie: When it comes to patient quality of care, a staggering 80 percent of hospitals currently do not have systems in place to continuously monitor patients other than those in conventionally monitored areas such as critical care or telemetry units -- and are thus putting lives at risk. With the World Health Organization estimating that one in 10 persons receiving health care will suffer preventable harm -- what is bein ...


10.09.2013

Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center Installs Masimo Patient SafetyNet(TM) System for Improved Oversight of Patients

BOISE, ID and IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/06/13 -- , a 387-bed facility renowned for its use of pioneering technologies, and (NASDAQ: MASI) today announced that the hospital has installed in patient rooms on orthopedic, general surgery, and neurology floors. Patient SafetyNet is a remote monitoring and clinician notification system clinically shown to keep patients safer by enabling remote continuous monitoring of the patient's physiology, including oxygenation and pulse rate, whic ...


06.09.2013

Firat University Hospital Installs Masimo Patient SafetyNet(TM) System for Improved Oversight of NICU Patients

ELAZIG, TURKEY and IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/29/13 -- , one of the Eastern Turkey's leading health centers, and (NASDAQ: MASI) today announced that the hospital has deployed , clinically shown to help improve patient outcomes and save money.(1)Firat joins a growing list of leading healthcare systems around the world using Patient SafetyNet, which can help ensure patient safety by noninvasively and continuously measuring and tracking a patient's underlying physiological condit ...


29.08.2013

Douglasville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Installs Masimo Patient SafetyNet(TM) System for Improved Patient Monitoring

DOUGLASVILLE, GA and IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/22/13 -- and (NASDAQ: MASI) today announced that the hospital has deployed Masimo Patient SafetyNet™, clinically shown to help improve patient outcomes and save money.(1)can help ensure patients' safety by noninvasively and continuously measuring and tracking their underlying physiological conditions and detect changes that signal declining health status in real-time. When changes occur in the measured values, which may indicate dete ...


22.08.2013

Pathways Nursing & Rehabilitation Center Standardizes to Masimo SET(R) Pulse Oximetry

NISKAYUNA, NY and IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/16/13 -- (NASDAQ: MASI) and , specializing in on-site medical and rehabilitation treatments to optimize recovery for sub acute, traumatic brain injury, ventilator-dependent, and pediatric patients, jointly announce that Pathways has converted to Masimo SET® pulse oximetry and sensor technologies, the standard-of-care at leading health organizations worldwide.Pathways' conversion to Masimo SET® pulse oximetry is in keeping with the health ...


16.08.2013

OU Medical Center Upgrades to Masimo SET(R) Pulse Oximetry for Improved Patient Outcomes

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK and IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/06/13 -- (NASDAQ: MASI) today announced that -- Oklahoma's only Level One trauma center for adults and pediatrics, and the state's largest and most comprehensive hospital -- has upgraded system-wide to Masimo , the standard-of-care at leading hospitals around the world.OU Medical Center, the heart of a 776-bed system that includes The Children's Hospital at OU Medical Center, and OU Medical Center Edmond, joins a growing a ...


06.08.2013

Masimo Reports Second Quarter 2013 Financial Results

IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/31/13 -- (NASDAQ: MASI) today announced its financial results for the second quarter ended June 29, 2013.Total revenue, including royalties, rose 12% to $137.4 millionProduct revenue rose 12% to $129.6 millionRevenue from rainbow® products rose 19% to $11.5 millionSET® and rainbow® SET unit shipments rose 14% to 42,600Net income was $17.0 million, with EPS of $0.30 versus $0.30 in the year-ago periodMasimo's total second quarter revenue, including royalti ...


31.07.2013

Masimo Announces Eight of Top 10 U.S. Hospitals Now Use Masimo SET(R) Pulse Oximetry Technology Hospital-Wide

IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/31/13 -- (NASDAQ: MASI) today announced that Masimo SET® pulse oximetry is now being used hospital-wide in eight of the top10 hospitals on the current (2013-2014).Among the hospitals on the list: Brigham and Women's Hospital, Cleveland Clinic, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, Mayo Clinic, UCLA Medical Center, and UCSF Medical Center.Masimo SET® has been shown to virtually eliminate false alarms(1) and increase a clinician' ...


31.07.2013

Community Health Ventures Signs New Supplier Agreement With Masimo

IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/23/13 -- (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today that it has entered a new year-to-year group purchasing agreement with (CHV), the business development affiliate of the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC), representing more than 9,000 health centers nationwide. The new agreement allows CHV participants, at their discretion, to take advantage of special pricing and terms pre-negotiated by CHV for Masimo's and .The Pronto-7 and Pronto offer no ...


23.07.2013

Masimo to Report Second Quarter 2013 Financial Results After Market Close on Wednesday, July 31

IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/16/13 -- (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today that it will release second quarter 2013 financial results for the period ended June 29, 2013, after the market closes on Wednesday, July 31, 2013. The conference call to review the results will begin at 1:30 p.m. PT (4:30 p.m. ET) and will be hosted by Joe Kiani, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Mark P. de Raad, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.A live webcast of the conference call will be a ...


16.07.2013

Masimo Unveils EMMA(TM) Mainstream Capnograph for Enhanced Assessment of End-Tidal Carbon Dioxide

IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/15/13 -- (NASDAQ: MASI), inventor of breakthrough Measure-Through Motion and Low Perfusion , today announced the release of EMMA™ Capnograph with waveform display, offering clinicians greater assessment of end-tidal carbon dioxide (EtCO2) and respiration rate, as well as assisting in recognition of return to spontaneous circulation, for a variety of clinical settings, including emergency medicine and transport, ORs, ICUs, patient rooms, and clinics.Rugged, wat ...


15.07.2013

The Joint Commission Issues National Patient Safety Goal and Requirements for Medical Device Alarm Management

IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/08/13 -- (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today that the has issued a to improve the safety of clinical alarm systems, requiring hospital leaders to establish alarm safety as a hospital priority and take specific actions to help avoid patient injuries and deaths related to alarms. The National Patient Safety Goal follows the Joint Commission's recent on medical device alarm safety.The Joint Commission recognizes that while clinical alarms are intended to alert ...


08.07.2013

Belmont(R) Rapid Infuser Performs Over 350,000 Life-Saving Blood Transfusions

BILLERICA, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/25/13 -- has announced that The Belmont® Rapid Infuser, a blood and vital fluid warmer, FDA cleared in 1999, has now been used in over 350,000 procedures worldwide. This includes civilian hospitals and military field hospitals in Iraq and Afghanistan.warms blood and blood products to the correct physiological temperature, automatically removes air, and infuses high fluid volumes into patients during surgical procedures and trauma events. Featuring patented ...


25.06.2013

Joint Commission Alert: Medical Device Alarm Safety in Hospitals

OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 04/08/13 -- The constant beeping of alarms and an overabundance of information transmitted by medical devices such as ventilators, blood pressure monitors and ECG (electrocardiogram) machines is creating "alarm fatigue" that puts hospital patients at serious risk, according to a issued today by The Joint Commission.The Joint Commission Alert urges leaders at hospitals to take a focused look at this serious patient safety issue. Over a recent fo ...


08.04.2013

Patient Safety Technology Advocates to Be Honored at The 8th Annual unSUMMIT for Bedside Barcoding

BELLEVUE WA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/13/13 -- On April 24-26, 2013, in Orlando, FL the TerraPharma Project, LLC will convene hospital executives, pharmacists, nurses, safety directors, and information technology professionals at The 8th Annual unSUMMIT for Bedside Barcoding. Uniting approximately 100 healthcare institutions annually, The unSUMMIT educational event promotes skillful adoption of barcode-enabled point-of-care (BPOC) safety technologies in hospitals across North America.According to t ...


13.03.2013

FOAA Anesthesia Services Again Observes National Patient Safety Week March 3-9, 2013

FAIRFAX, VA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/28/13 -- FOAA Anesthesia Services, a leading provider of anesthesia services, once again joins with the in observing Patient Safety Awareness Week, March 3-9, 2013. Patient Safety Awareness Week is an annual NPSF-led education and awareness campaign for healthcare . The theme for Patient Safety Awareness Week 2013 is " This is a week to recognize the advancements that have been made in the patient safety arena, while acknowledging the challenges that rema ...


28.02.2013

New Joint Commission Speak Up(TM) Video Tackles Pain

OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL -- (Marketwire) -- 02/27/13 -- Today, The Joint Commission announced the release of an engaging animated video that illustrates the reasons why it is important for patients to speak up about their pain and provides easy-to-understand examples for the general public. The video's main characters, Henry and Julie, experience different kinds of pain: aching, throbbing, dull, shooting and cramping. During the course of the video they both learn how to tame their pain by sp ...


27.02.2013

Center for Transforming Healthcare, SCHA Team Up to Make Health Care More Reliable

OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL -- (Marketwire) -- 02/25/13 -- The Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare and the South Carolina Hospital Association (SCHA) today announced the South Carolina Safe Care Commitment, a multi-year engagement that will strengthen participating hospitals' processes, systems, and structures, resulting in patient care that is consistently excellent and consistently safe.The initiative, which is the first of its kind for the Center, includes 20 hospitals from sev ...


25.02.2013

The Joint Commission and JCR Present the 2013 Emergency Preparedness Conference

OAK BROOK, IL -- (Marketwire) -- 02/22/13 -- Within just the past two years, NYU Langone Medical Center in New York, N.Y., has had to evacuate its staff and patients twice due to Hurricane Irene and Superstorm Sandy. In the face of both natural disasters, the hospital's staff was able to keep patients safe and learn valuable emergency preparedness and management lessons in the process. On May 1-2, 2013, Kristin Stevens, the director of emergency management at NYU Langone Medical Center, wi ...


22.02.2013

James Broselow, M.D. to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award From Institute for Safe Medication Practices; Award Honors Career Dedicated to Safer Medication Dosing Standards

BLACKSBURG, VA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/28/12 -- The (ISMP), the primary international organization devoted to preventing medication errors, has awarded James Broselow, M.D., Medical Director at eBroselow LLC, its Lifetime Achievement Award. This award honors an individual who has had a major impact on safe medication practices. It will be presented at ISMP's Annual Cheers Award ceremony on December 4, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada.James Broselow, M.D., has had a long and distinguished career in ...


28.11.2012

The Joint Commission Publishes Patient and Worker Safety Monograph

OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL -- (Marketwire) -- 11/20/12 -- The Joint Commission today released a free monograph, "Improving Patient and Worker Safety: Opportunities for Synergy, Collaboration and Innovation," to draw attention to the need to create a culture that focuses on both the safety of patients and the health care workers who care for them.The monograph contends that high rates of injuries and illnesses among health care workers serve as a warning that the health care environment as a ...


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