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Masimo finds no difference in accuracy 

January 18, 2022HME News Staff

IRVINE, Calif. – Masimo has announced the findings of an abstract that reviewed retrospective pulse oximetry data and concluded there was no clinically significant bias based on ethnicity for black and white volunteer subjects monitored with the company’s SET pulse oximetry and RD SET sensors.  A prior paper and letter to the editor purported to find “racial bias” in pulse oximetry measurements based on comparison data obtained from black and white patients from multiple...

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VirtuOx buys Instant Diagnostic Systems

August 17, 2018HME News Staff

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. - VirtuOx, an independent testing facility specializing in at-home testing for sleep disorders and respiratory diseases, has acquired Decatur, Ala.-based Instant Diagnostic Systems. The deal allows VirtuOx to grow strategically in the lab services sector. “This is an ideal acquisition for us,” said Steven Lica, CEO of VirtuOx. “Not only do we increase our POX testing and HST testing platform, but we have also gained a valuable and experienced team with IDS, a...

Home Sleep Testing, IDS, IDTF, M&A, Pulse oximetry, Vertess, VirtuOx

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Study: Not all oximeters are equal

May 19, 2016HME News Staff

MINNEAPOLIS - Nonin Medical this week announced the results of an independent study that demonstrates its PureSAT pulse ox technology captures and reports deteriorating patient conditions better than other brands. Boulder, Colo.-based Clinimark Laboratories tested three oximeters: one from Nonin and two from other, large manufacturers. Two of them did not provide the clinical accuracy required to track desaturations in patients with low blood circulation and labored breathing, according to a press...

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