Home
Global Supplier Directory
APPLIANCE Engineer
Supplier Solutions
APPLIANCE Line
Whitepaper Library
Calendar of Events
Association Locator
Contents Pages
Market Research
Subscription Center


 
Daily News

Medtronic Receives Leadership Award for External Defibrillator Product Line
Sep 3, 2004
 Printable format
 Email this Article
 Search

Medical appliance maker Medtronic, Inc. (Minneapolis, MN, U.S.) announced that it has received a leadership award from Frost & Sullivan for its external defibrillator product line. The award stems from analysis performed during the writing of the 2003 Frost & Sullivan report titled "The Global External Defibrillator Market."

"Medtronic has optimized its external defibrillator product line by leveraging products with various price, performance, and feature points that are required by the market," said Katherine Shariq, Frost & Sullivan industry analyst.

To select the recipient for this award, the Frost & Sullivan analyst team tracked all end-user requirements and market dynamics within the industry. This process included interviews with suppliers and industry experts. The product lines are compared with customer base demands, and the top-ranking supplier is then presented with the award.

Frost & Sullivan made its selection based upon one or more of the following criteria:

  • introduction of new products, strategically positioned to balance the product line;
  • ability to accommodate different market segments, or different markets within an industry by re-purposing technology;
  • enhancement of product offerings through optimization of packaging, service, delivery, financing, or other value-added services; and
  • strategic technology or marketing acquisitions or alliances.

    Medtronic's external defibrillator product line includes:
  • The LIFEPAK(R) CR Plus automated external defibrillator (AED) -- a fully automatic, external defibrillator designed for the minimally trained rescuer and requires just two steps and no other user intervention.
  • The LIFEPAK(R) 500 AED -- designed for first responders, such as firefighters, police officers, and others trained in CPR/AED use.
  • The LIFEPAK(R) 12 defibrillator/monitor series -- a multi-parameter device that combines semi-automated and manual defibrillation with external pacing, 12-lead electrocardiography, capnography to monitor a patient's carbon dioxide level during exhalation, and other monitoring functions. Its platform can be upgraded, allowing customers to add new parameters as their needs change and as new features are introduced.
  • The LIFEPAK(R) 20 defibrillator/monitor -- the latest the LIFEPAK product. Using ADAPTIV(TM) biphasic technology, the device offers both manual and AED modes for hospital and clinic settings. The system offers monitoring and therapeutic functions and is said to help hospitals meet standards of the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) to have resuscitation services readily available throughout the hospital.

    Back to Daily News

  •  

    Daily News

    ...........................................................

    Sep 19, 2014: Builder confidence at highest level since Nov. 2005

    Sep 19, 2014: Builders Show, Kitchen/Bath Show, and 3 other events converge for 2015 Design & Construction Week

    Sep 19, 2014: GE Appliances supporting Susan G. Komen

    Sep 18, 2014: AHRI at White House unveils $5 billion refrigerant R&D plan

    Sep 18, 2014: Solar microinverter market could break $1 billion by 2018

    More Daily News>>

    RSS Feeds
    .........................................................
    Appliance Industry
    Market Research

    ...........................................................

    March 2014: Market Research - 62nd Annual U.S. Appliance Industry Forecast
    February 2014: Appliance Magazine Market Insight: December 2013
    January 2014: Market Research - Appliance Historical Statistical Review: 1954-2012
    January 2014: Appliance Magazine Market Insight: November 2013




     
    Contact Us | About Us | Subscriptions | Advertising | Home
    UBM Canon © 2014  

    Please visit these other UBM Canon sites

    UBM Canon Corporate | Design News | Test & Measurement World | Packaging Digest | EDN | Qmed | Plastics Today | Powder Bulk Solids | Canon Trade Shows