Teaching hospital sets the pace for healthcare in the Philadelphia suburbs with unique new capabilities enabled by Masimo SET and Masimo Rainbow SET
IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Abington Memorial Hospital and Masimo (Nasdaq: MASI), the inventor of Pulse CO-Oximetry and Read-Through-Motion & Low Perfusion Pulse Oximetry, have announced the completion of Philadelphia-based Abington Memorial Hospital's system-wide conversion to Masimo SET Pulse Oximetry. The hospital performed an extensive and thorough evaluation of Masimo SET technology and cited clinical preference, patient safety and unique capabilities as key factors for the conversion.
Dr. Ara Moomjian, Chief of Neonatology at Abington Memorial Hospital, said, "When surveyed, Abington clinicians clearly preferred Masimo SET technology over other available pulse oximetry solutions and the superior performance of Masimo SET during multi-departmental evaluations only served to cement the decision."
Abington Memorial Hospital is a 570-bed regional teaching hospital in Abington, Pennsylvania. With more than 34,000 inpatient admissions and greater than 5,000 births annually, the hospital is a major regional referral center for cancer care, cardiac care, and surgery (including orthopaeadic surgery and neurosurgery) and maintains the only Level II trauma center in Montgomery County.
By making the conversion to Masimo, Abington Memorial Hospital joins
other top hospitals in the United States -- including four of the top five
-- as listed on the US News & World Report Honor Roll, which have all
adopted Masimo SET as their primary pulse oximetry platform. Masimo SET is
clinically proven in more than 100 i
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved