CodeManagement Module for LIFEPAK 20/20e, LIFENET System and CODE-STAT work together to help improve in-hospital cardiac arrest outcomes
REDMOND, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Physio-Control, the leading provider of professional emergency medical response solutions worldwide, today announced the launch of its comprehensive solution designed to improve cardiac resuscitation in hospitals. The CodeManagement Module™, which adds capnography and wireless data capabilities to the LIFEPAK® 20/20e defibrillator/monitor platform, received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) last week and achieved the CE mark for commercialization worldwide in April.
LIFEPAK 20e Defibrillator/Monitor with CodeManagement Module on crash cart (Photo: Business Wire)
The CodeManagement Module delivers the ability to move event and device data via the LIFENET® System data network into CODE-STAT™ Data Review Software, providing hospital care teams with tools to measure system quality and review cardiac resuscitation performance. These tools were developed in response to the 2010 American Heart Association (AHA) and European Resuscitation Council (ERC) Guidelines and in anticipation of the 2013 AHA Consensus Statement, “CPR Quality: Improving Cardiac Resuscitation Outcomes Both Inside and Outside the Hospital.”1 The module also adds capnography, a vital tool for monitoring cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) effectiveness, endotracheal tube placement and return of spontaneous circulation (ROSC). Additional features of this new release include:
“Improving in-hospital cardiac arrest outcomes remains a significant challenge for healthcare facilities worldwide, requiring innovative solutions that can help improve caregiver readiness and response,” said Brian Webster, president and CEO, Physio-Control, Inc. “Physio-Control’s new suite of hospital solutions will help care teams take a system approach to being better prepared and improving resuscitation performance.”
The CodeManagement Module is an integral part of the Physio-Control System of Care, a customized combination of lifesaving hardware, software and services designed to work together or independently, offering customers a comprehensive resuscitation solution to meet their unique requirements and protocols. The CodeManagement Module can be added to a hospital’s existing LIFEPAK 20/20e devices or can be purchased with new device deployments. In addition to the CodeManagement Module, the Physio-Control System of Care is comprised of:
Physio-Control, Inc. is headquartered in Redmond, Washington. The company operates in over 100 countries and is the world’s leading provider of professional emergency medical response solutions that predict or intervene in life-threatening emergencies. To learn more, visit www.physio-control.com or connect with us at www.facebook.com/physiocontrolinc, http://www.linkedin.com/company/physio-control-inc- or @PhysioControl.
Source: Physio-Control, Inc.