SIGNAL HILL, Calif., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Integrated Medical Systems, Inc., a medical technology systems integrator transforming critical care, announced that it has received a commitment for approximately $3.25 million in funding from the U.S. Army's Medical Research Material Command for acquisition and ongoing development of the company's MedEx 1000(TM) "suitcase" intensive care unit (ICU).
"Following last fall's FDA clearance of the MedEx 1000 product," said Todd Kneale, president and chief operating officer of Integrated Medical Systems, Inc., "this order for MedEx 1000 units is the next step towards transforming critical care, both on the battlefield and here at home. In addition, the contract will allow further enhancements of the product, demonstrating the Army Medical Department's Development and Acquisition agency commitment to continuously improving healthcare."
Initial deliveries of the FDA-cleared MedEx 1000 began last month. IMS expects to have secured CE Mark certification this month, permitting marketing and sales in Europe.
About the MedEx 1000
The MedEx 1000 is a portable unit intended to supply ICU functionality for adult and pediatric patients. The MedEx 1000 combines the following medical device capabilities into a single platform: Physiological monitoring (electrocardiogram, invasive pressure monitoring, non-invasive blood pressure monitoring, temperature, blood oxygen saturation, and heart rate), low rate and high rate infusion pumps, a fluid warmer, a ventilator with carbon dioxide monitoring capabilities and the ability to deliver oxygen to a patient. The functions of the MedEx 1000 are controlled from a central user interface. The MedEx 1000 may be operated using either hot-swappable battery power or an external source. The unit can accept external high pressure or low pressure sources of oxygen. A USB Port provi
|SOURCE Integrated Medical Systems, Inc.|
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