Hospital-wide conversion achieves technology and sensor standardization,
creates process efficiencies and reduces costs
IRVINE, Calif., May 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Saint Barnabas Medical Center and Masimo, the inventor of Pulse CO-Oximetry and Measure-Through-Motion-and-Low-Perfusion Pulse Oximetry, have announced the completion of Saint Barnabas Medical Center's hospital-wide implementation of Masimo SET pulse oximetry. The New Jersey-based hospital performed an extensive comparison and thorough evaluation spanning virtually every department and cited superior performance, technology capabilities and future clinical application as chief reasons for converting to Masimo SET.
"The decision to convert to Masimo SET pulse oximetry was multifaceted, with numerous benefits that we didn't think were possible in one technology," said Shyan Sun, M.D., Director of Neonatology, Saint Barnabas Medical Center. "With Masimo, we now have a standardized technology for oximetry that not only enables sensor consistency and standardization across departments at reduced costs, but also provides the system compatibility necessary to track oximetry inventory and costs -- all in a technology platform that is uniquely expandable to support our current and future oximetry needs."
Saint Barnabas Medical Center is the flagship of the Saint Barnabas
Health Care System, New Jersey's largest integrated health care delivery
system, and ranks among the top 5 percent of all hospitals in the country.
The 601-bed institution treats more patients annually and delivers more
babies than any other facility in New Jersey, including more than 40,000
inpatients admissions, over 65,000 Emergency Department visits, and nearly
7,000 births each year. Additionally, the Medical Center and its Ambulatory
Care Center provide treatment and services for more than 300,000 outpatient
visits annually. The Saint Barnabas Health Care System includes six acute
|SOURCE Masimo Corporation|
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