MDEA 2010 Gold and Silver Winners Announced

The winning products in this year’s Medical Design Excellence Awards (MDEA) competition, presented by Canon Communications, received their gold or silver recognition at a ceremony held today during the Medical Design & Manufacturing East (MD&M East) 2010 Conference and Exposition at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City.

2010 MDEA WINNING PRODUCTS (alphabetical by category):

CRITICAL-CARE AND EMERGENCY MEDICINE PRODUCTS

  • AccuVein AV300 portable, non-contact vein illumination device (Gold)
  • Portex UniPerc percutaneous tracheostomy kits (Gold)
  • Hamilton C2 ICU ventilator (Silver)
  • LUCAS 2 chest compression system (Silver)

DENTAL INSTRUMENTS, EQUIPMENT, AND SUPPLIES

  • PaX-Reve3D panoramic, cephalometric, and computerized tomography system (Gold)
  • Vibringe sonic irrigation system (Gold)

FINISHED PACKAGING

  • Cimzia Packaging (Gold)
  • Orthopaedic Implant Skinpack Package for Femoral Hips (Silver)

GENERAL HOSPITAL DEVICES AND THERAPEUTIC PRODUCTS

  • Alice PDx recording device (Gold)
  • HyGreen intelligent hand hygiene system (Gold)
  • Littmann electronic stethoscope Model 3200 with Zargis Cardioscan heart sound analysis software (Gold)
  • DivibaX mixing transfer device (Silver)
  • FreeVac needlestick prevention syringe (Silver)
  • Zio Patch continuous cardiac ECG (electrocardiogram) data recorder (Silver)

IMPLANT AND TISSUE-REPLACEMENT PRODUCTS

  • Morphix suture anchor (Gold)
  • AngelMed Guardian implantable cardiac monitoring and alerting system (Silver)
  • Orbital tissue expander (OTE) (Silver)

IN VITRO DIAGNOSTICS

  • PREVI Isola high-throughput specimen and agar plate management system (Gold)
  • ABL90 FLEX blood analyzer (Silver)
  • Contour USB blood glucose monitor (Silver)
  • Oragene•DNA self collection kit (OG-500) (Silver)

OVER-THE-COUNTER AND SELF-CARE PRODUCTS

  • Vitala Continence Control Device (CCD) (Gold)
  • GlowCap internet-connected pill bottle cap (Silver)
  • Oralflo pill swallowing cup (Silver)

RADIOLOGICAL AND ELECTROMECHANICAL DEVICES

  • DynaTRIM trans-rectal interventional MRI with DynaCAD digital imaging workstation for prostate (Gold)
  • Vanguard breast imaging and interventional coil for Siemens MAGNETOM ESSENZA MRI scanner (Gold)
  • SAVI breast brachytherapy applicator (Silver)
  • TNT 12000 x-ray test device (Silver)

REHABILITATION AND ASSISTIVE-TECHNOLOGY PRODUCTS

  • M320 AlterG anti-gravity treadmill (Gold)
  • Computerized Prosthesis Alignment System (Compas) (Silver)
  • Intel Reader digital reading device (Silver)
  • Tibion Bionic Leg wearable rehabilitation device (Silver)

SURGICAL EQUIPMENT, INSTRUMENTS, AND SUPPLIES

  • Ajust adjustable single-incision sling (Gold)
  • RIO robotic arm interactive orthopedic system (Gold)
  • SERENGETI Minimally Invasive Retractor System (Gold)
  • Duet TRS Reload Tissue Reinforcement System (Silver)
  • FinESS Sinus Treatment (Silver)
  • Hydrodebrider endoscopic suction irrigator system (Silver)
  • Quill SRS knotless surgical wound closure device (Silver)

Read more about this year's competiton here.

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