Product Announcements

RAV Fryslan Selects Optima predict to Study Ambulance Performance in Northern Netherlands

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RAV Fryslan has selected Optima Corporation’s predict strategic planning solution to help the organization create the first computer simulation of ambulance care in The Netherlands. The pilot agreement will enable Dutch healthcare providers to study and optimize the performance of ambulances in the northern Netherlands province of Fryslan.

Physio-Control Introduces Next Generation of LIFENET System

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Physio-Control, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Medtronic, Inc., (NYSE: MDT), announced today it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market LIFENET System 5.0 within the United States. LIFENET 5.0 is the latest version of Physio-Control’s web-based data network, providing emergency medical services (EMS) and hospital care teams with a suite of innovative new tools and capabilities to help improve patient outcomes, trim operational costs, and streamline equipment management.

Verathon Introduces the GlideScope Direct Intubation Trainer

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Bothell, Wash. – Verathon Inc. is pleased to introduce the GlideScope® Direct intubation trainer, designed to facilitate instruction of classic direct laryngoscopy.  Made of stainless steel, the GlideScope Direct is a reusable blade with the look and feel of a standard 3.5 size Macintosh blade. The GlideScope Direct integrates with GlideScope Cobalt AVL video technology allowing instructors to separately watch a direct laryngoscopy on the monitor and supervise their student’s direct laryngoscopy procedure as they intubate.

Chicago Firm Launches Service to Protect Travelers Worldwide

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My Notification Service (MNS), a division of Notification Services, LLC, is working with travel agents to provide a secure method for protecting travelers during medical emergencies. MNS, relays potentially lifesaving medical information to emergency professionals, while additionally notifying ALL other important contacts. When an incident occurs, emergency personnel can access a subscriber’s vital medical information through highly-visible ID stickers that can be affixed to both a state- issued ID such as a driver’s license as well as a U.S.-issued passport.

Florida EMS Uses Optima Software to Do More with Limited Resources, Avoiding More Than...

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Optima live ™ deployment and Optima predict ™ software programs are designed to help emergency medical services (EMS) dispatchers and operations personnel gain insight into ways to reduce response times and deploy ambulances and other resources more efficiently. The programs simulate and predict changes in call volume and other potential events to help place the right resources in the right area at the right time, thus improving deployment efficiency and medical care.