Navigation Links
Sotera Wireless Reports FDA Clearance of ViSi Mobile™ System
Date:4/18/2012

SAN DIEGO, April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sotera Wireless, Inc. announced that it has received 510(k) clearance from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the ViSi Mobile™ System, a new continuous vital signs monitoring system for use in hospitals. The clearance represents a major milestone in Sotera's effort to develop a comprehensive wireless patient monitoring system, particularly for ambulatory hospital patients.

"Continuous vital signs monitoring is crucial to detecting early deterioration in a patient's condition and facilitating early intervention or rapid response," said Tom Watlington, Sotera's chief executive officer. "The ViSi Mobile System will stretch the boundaries of patient monitoring by enabling clinicians to receive this information without limiting a patient's freedom to move about the hospital."

Studies conducted worldwide have consistently shown that patients in any hospital setting may suffer preventable adverse events that could result in prolonged hospitalization, injury or death. Currently, continuous monitoring systems, which can assist in identifying emerging problems, are typically used only in high-acuity areas of the hospital, like Intensive Care Units (ICU). In lower acuity areas, which host 60 to 70 percent of hospitalized patients, vital signs are typically collected via spot checks that are conducted at four to six hour intervals.

The 510(k) clearance applies to the first generation of the ViSi Mobile System capable of measuring and displaying all core vital signs. The small, wrist-worn device has been designed for use in ambulatory, non-ICU clinical settings and measures heart/pulse rate, 3- or 5-lead electrocardiography (ECG), oxygen saturation (SpO2), blood pressure, respiration rate and skin temperature.

Future generations of the system, now in development and not yet cleared by the FDA, are expected to include additional functionality, such as wireless transmission of data to computers or mobile devices for secondary viewing/notification and connectivity with a hospital's electronic medical record (EMR) system. Sotera also expects to add novel sensing technologies to the system, including its patented cuffless non-invasive blood pressure (cNIBP).

About Sotera Wireless
Sotera Wireless, Inc. is a San Diego, California based medical device company dedicated to the development, marketing and sale of a new generation of comprehensive vital signs monitoring. Sotera's mission is to improve patient safety by empowering clinicians to detect early signs of deterioration in virtually any care setting and enable early intervention and rapid response, all without limiting the patient's freedom of movement. More information on the company can be obtained at www.soterawireless.com or by sending an email to info@soterawireless.com.

ViSi Mobile™ is a trademark of Sotera Wireless, Inc. 


'/>"/>
SOURCE Sotera Wireless, Inc.
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Sotera Wireless Completes $12.2 Million Series D Financing, Signs Agreement with Cerner
2. Triage Wireless, Inc. Becomes Sotera Wireless, Inc.
3. West Wireless Health Institute Launches Groundbreaking Research Study on Sense4Baby™ Fetal Monitoring Device in Mexico
4. Call for Submissions: 2012 TripleTree iAwards for Wireless Health
5. Verizon Wireless Network Supports VectraCors Ambulatory Cardiac Monitor
6. Wireless Engineering Pioneer Joins NYU-Poly and NYU
7. Hello Health Inc. to Wirelessly Integrate the Hello Health® Patient Management Platform onto Qualcomm Lifes 2net Platform
8. BodyMedia Plans to Join Qualcomm Lifes Wireless Health 2net Ecosystem
9. CareFusion Launches Wireless Diagnostic and Monitoring Neurological Device
10. "TICH- BIOTRONIC Pacemaker Wireless Monitoring Services Centre" Founded
11. Fujifilm Expands FDR D-EVO™ Wireless Product Line With New 17x17 Inch Detector
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/9/2016)... 9, 2016 Research and Markets has announced ... report to their offering. ... The global travel vaccines market to grow at a ... covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global ... report considers the revenue generated from the sales of various vaccines ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... , Dec. 8, 2016 Australia Ophthalmic Lasers ... report, "Australia Ophthalmic Lasers Market Outlook to 2022", provides ... The report provides value, in millions of US dollars, ... segements - Excimer Lasers, Femtosecond Lasers and YAG Lasers. ... shares data for each of these market segements, and ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... KEY FINDINGS The global medical ... Various reasons for growth of the medical lifting sling ... chronic diseases, high recovery cost of injuries and government ... lifting sling refers to an assistive device that helps ... connect to the lift and hold the patient. It ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:12/8/2016)... ... 08, 2016 , ... Russ DiGilio , founder and ... #QuackGivesBack campaign which supported local breast cancer organizations during National Breast Cancer Awareness ... Back initiative, and we’re very pleased with the participation in every franchisee’s ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... , ... December 08, 2016 , ... CURE Media Group, ... and advocacy groups, has aligned with Upstage Lung Cancer in efforts to combat lung ... announcement, Michael J. Hennessy, Jr said, “CURE Media Group is honored to team up ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... Fla (PRWEB) , ... December 08, 2016 , ... ... smarter modes of access for customers and employees that are both engaging and ... 7 with Service Smart Technology, the software company revealed today its plans to ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... ... 08, 2016 , ... STAT courier is pleased to announce that due to ... they are expanding their presence in Dallas. One of the most exciting parts for ... jobs to the Dallas and Forth Worth market. STAT takes pride in treating their ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... ... December 08, 2016 , ... Vida Health, the ... Series B led by Canvas Ventures . Other investors include Nokia Growth Partners ... mobile platform to serve more consumers who are managing chronic conditions or ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):