FDA clears Nonin Medical flagship product

The CO-Pilot wireless handheld multi-parameter system [Image courtesy of Nonin Medical]

Nonin Medical (Plymouth, Minn.) announced today that it has received 510(k) clearance for its flagship product — the CO-Pilot wireless handheld multi-parameter system.

The handheld, wireless CO-Pilot is meant to make it easier for  EMS, firefighters and military personnel to measure a person’s key vital signs following a cardiac arrest, traumatic injury, carbon monoxide or smoke inhalation, and more.

The CO-Pilot is able to simultaneously track patient pulse oximetry (SpO2), pulse rate, carboxyhemoblin (COHb) and methemoglobin (MetHb) — with an additional sensor providing cerebral and tissue oximetry (rSO2).

“During our clinical study of the CO-Pilot (H500) we found it to be portable and extremely easy to use. The ability to track a multitude of parameter…

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COVID-19 lessons learned: 2 manufacturers, a healthcare system and a logistics company share their wisdom

The COVID-19 pandemic put medtech contract manufacturers, OEMs, distributors and healthcare providers in situations for which they were unprepared, particularly with their supply chains. What they learned will undoubtedly help them all going forward, especially if the world faces a second wave or another novel virus.

Here are some supply chain lessons learned by a small manufacturer of a critical device for COVID-19 patients, a major manufacturer of respirators for frontline workers, a health system administrator and a logistics company that recently entered the medical supply business. They participated in a webinar hosted Wednesday by Minnesota’s Medical Alley Association trade group.

Get the full story on our sister site, Medical Design & Outsourcing.


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