Thursday, August 8, 2013
Masimo Pulse Oximeters Taking Over Large Hospitals
8 out of the top 10 U.S. Hospitals are universally using Masimo products hospital-wide. These hospitals include world renowned institutions such as The Johns Hopkins Hospital and the Massachusetts General Hospital. The Masimo SET Pulse Oximetry, which is part of the Rainbow product line, is a handheld oximeter device, meaning it helps analyze different wavelengths of light to determine the contents in your blood, decreasing false alarms and leading to faster detection of any problems that could be life-threatening. Studies have shown it to reduce retinopathy, which is in its simplest form an eye disease caused by damages to the retinal blood vessels, better detection of heart disease in infants, reduce errors in diagnosis, and help save more lives. The hospitals also use this technologically because it is easily upgradeable to help implement the new features that Masimo puts out.