Navigation Links
Your Wireless Healthcare Provided By PulseOximetersPlus
Date:5/23/2011

ROCKVILLE, Md., May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The healthcare and computing industries rely heavily on mobility. For the past decade, the healthcare industry has been adopting new technologies allowing medical professionals and patients to be more mobile. New medical devices strive to meet these requirements of the industry. One new innovation is the use of NFC (near field frequency) chips in medical devices for communication and data transfer.

Pulse oximetry is in the forefront of this innovation. The traditional tabletop units are still in use, but the use of a pulse oximeter has become broader from clinical use to home use. A pulse oximeter is a medical device used to measure the percentage of blood oxygen saturation and pulse rate of an individual. Modern pulse oximeters are smaller than most smart phones, run on standard AAA batteries, and have the ability to store information within the device. A handful of pulse oximeter manufacturers have taken the initial step to incorporate NFC technology into their devices. Their intent is to be able to transmit stored data from the oximeter to another source like a tablet or a smart phone. Over the past few years, medical professionals have voiced a great interest in this application, since the number of patients with respiratory illnesses is on the rise in the United States.

Incorporating NFC technology into pulse oximetry requires an initiator device and a target. The initiator actively generates a radio frequency (RF) field. In the case of a pulse oximeter, peer to peer NFC communication is being utilized, where both devices are battery powered. Since the next generation of iPads and iPhones from Apple are slated to have NFC chips using RF technology, by installing an application on these devices will allow for the transmission of data from the pulse ox to be utilized for monitoring and diagnosis of the patient.

PulseOximetersPlus will be sole distributor for the new NFC pulse oximeters. The C.E.O., Dennis Myers, provided the following statement, "We have provided the manufacturers valuable feedback from our clients on how to better their products and get them ready for the next wave of technology. This working relationship with the manufacturers has allowed us to better serve our clients and also provide them with the best possible products and prices."

About Us:

PulseOximetersPlus is your leading source for all pulse oximetry needs.  For more information, visit us at http://www.PulseOximetersPlus.com.

CONTACT:  Jack Rogers, +1-888-400-6505


'/>"/>
SOURCE PulseOximetersPlus
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. West Wireless Health Institute Teams with Corventis for its First Multicenter, Randomized Clinical Trial
2. Atlanta-based Med Tech Company CardioMEMS Raises Additional Capital to Advance its CHAMPION Clinical Trial for its Wireless Sensor System for Heart Failure Monitoring
3. Verizon Wireless Offers Home Health Care Industry Custom Mobile Application To Be More Productive
4. Triage Wireless, Inc. Becomes Sotera Wireless, Inc.
5. LifeSync Purchases Wireless Patent Portfolio from Motorola
6. Vitality GlowCaps Utilize AT&T Wireless Network to Improve Prescription Medication Adherence
7. Fenwal Receives FDA Clearance for Amicus(R) Separator With Wireless Connectivity
8. Thought Leaders Shaping the Emerging Wireless Life Science Space to Share Vision and Insights at WLSA Convergence Summit
9. Wireless-Life Sciences Alliance (WLSA) Applauds Partner Organizations for Supporting Goal of Improving Healthcare Via Wireless Technologies
10. West Wireless Health Institute and GE Healthcare to Collaborate on Technology and Educational Initiatives
11. Proventix™ Partners with Synapse Wireless to Save Lives
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/26/2016)... -- TARE (Transarterial Radio-embolization) Using Yttrium-90 ... Overall Decreased Use of Hospital Resource ... healthcare company, has today announced the publication of ... ISPOR (International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research), ... yttrium-90 glass microspheres is associated with cost savings ...
(Date:5/25/2016)... PARIS , May 25,2016 ... with the near-infrared Cellvizio platform for urological and ... MKEA, OTCQX: MKEAY) inventor of Cellvizio®, the multidisciplinary ... important regulatory milestone in the US with the ... Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This new FDA ...
(Date:5/25/2016)... and GERMANTOWN, Maryland , May ... QGEN ; Frankfurt Prime Standard: QIA) today announced that ... with Therawis Diagnostics GmbH to develop and commercialize predictive assays ... market PITX2 as a marker to predict effectiveness of anthracycline ... "We are pleased to partner with Therawis, which ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:5/28/2016)... ... May 28, 2016 , ... In a part of the city where’s it’s easy ... farm-to-table Kelowna restaurants is hoping to attract diners with a taste for real ... officially opened the doors to Cornerstone Grill, an urban casual restaurant focusing on dishes ...
(Date:5/27/2016)... Gilsum, New Hampshire (PRWEB) , ... May 27, 2016 , ... ... natural skin care products, announced today that it has been recognized as one of ... men entering parenthood. Badger was named as one of nine small businesses providing progressive ...
(Date:5/27/2016)... New York, NY (PRWEB) , ... May 27, ... ... caregivers to casual readers, this installment is bolstered by inspiring human-interest stories, courtesy ... trends and tech within the industry, from leading advocates, associations and industry leaders ...
(Date:5/27/2016)... ... May 27, 2016 , ... Aimed at nurses and ... stories, which come courtesy of leaders in the nursing and health care industry. It ... advocates and associations—namely Abilene Christian University. , As the nursing industry is coming ...
(Date:5/26/2016)... DC (PRWEB) , ... May 26, 2016 , ... There ... National Hot Dog and Sausage Council (NHDSC) suggests that Americans prefer their dogs straight ... dogs, 63 percent say grilling is their favorite way to cook a hot dog, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):