008 Winning Products and Suppliers

MDEA 2008 Critical-Care and Emergency Medicine Products

HemCon bandage, manufactured by HemCon Medical Technologies Inc. (Portland, OR) and submitted by Capstrat (Raleigh, NC). The HemCon bandage was developed to address severe arterial bleeding. It provides an efficacious, lifesaving antibacterial barrier that is also ready to use, easy to apply, and cost-effective.

Supply and design credit: Oregon Medical Laser Center (Portland, OR).

NetGuard wireless electrocardiograph system, manufactured and submitted by Datascope Corp. (Montvale, NJ). See description here.

Supply and design credit: Corex Design Group Inc. (Glen Rock, NJ), Stratos Product Development LLC (Seattle), Lead-Lok Inc. (Sandpoint, ID), and United Plastics Group Inc. (Anaheim, CA).

Dental Instruments, Equipment, and Supplies

E4D Dentist system, manufactured and submitted by D4D Technologies LLC (Richardson, TX). See description here. See a demonstration video of this product here.

The Single Tooth Anesthesia (STA) system, manufactured by Milestone Scientific (Livingston, NJ) and submitted by Tricor Systems Inc. (Elgin, IL). See description here.

Supply and design credit: Tricor Systems Inc. (Elgin, IL) and Habitech Inc. (Glen Head, NY).

Finished Packaging

Veramyst and Avamys (Fluticasone Furoate) nasal spray delivery device, manufactured and submitted by GlaxoSmithKline R&D (Ware, Hertfordshire, UK). See description here.

General Hospital Devices and Therapeutic Products

InTouch critical-care hospital bed, manufactured and submitted by Stryker Medical (Portage, MI). See description here.

Panda iRes and Giraffe infant warmers, manufactured and submitted by GE Healthcare (Laurel, MD). See description here.

Supply and design credit: Biomed Devices Inc. (Guilford, CT) and HumanCentric Technologies Inc. (Cary, NC).

PowrSyringe injector, manufactured by Pinyons Medical Technology Inc. (Park City, UT) and submitted by Globe Medical Tech Inc. (Houston). The PowrSyringe is a handheld disposable injector that provides power, control, and tactile feedback. It injects and aspirates fluids quickly and easily during clinical procedures such as angiography, angioplasty balloon inflation, and discography.

See a demonstration video of this product here.

Supply and design credit: Globe Medical Tech Inc. (Houston), Integrated BioSciences Inc. (Lewisberry, PA), and The Tech Group, a West Pharmaceutical Services company (Scottsdale, AZ).

Tono-Pen Avia applanation tonometer, manufactured by Reichert Inc. (Depew, NY) and submitted by Metaphase Design Group Inc. (St. Louis). See description here.

Supply and design credit: Metaphase Design Group Inc. (St. Louis) and Medtronic Xomed (Jacksonville, FL).

TotalCare Bariatric Plus therapy system, manufactured and submitted by Hill-Rom Company, Inc. (Charleston, SC). See description here.

Implant and Tissue-Replacement Products

Akreos AO microincision lens, model MI60, manufactured and submitted by Bausch & Lomb (Rochester, NY). See description here.

Supply and design credit: Contamac (Saffron Walden, Essex, UK), Complices (Toulouse, France), and Medicel (Widnau, Switzerland).

Peak Fx hip plate, manufactured by DePuy, a Johnson & Johnson Co. (Warsaw, IN) and submitted by Primordial Soup LLC (St. Paul, MN). The Peak Fx hip plate represents the next generation of hip-plate devices for the treatment of peritrochanteric hip fractures, combining the benefits of plate and intramedullary nail

Supply and design credit: Alexandria Research Technologies LLC (Plymouth, MN), Omnitool Inc. (Minneapolis), and Kyber Design Inc. (St. Paul, MN).

In Vitro Diagnostics

Tube Rotator, manufactured by Labnet (Edison, NJ) and submitted by Pensa (Brooklyn, NY). The Tube Rotator's rotisserie assemblies enable operators to mix test tubes horizontally, vertically, or in any position in between. The mixing angle is changed with a simple turn of the rotisserie plate—no tools are required.

See a demonstration video of this product here.

Supply and design credit: Pensa (Brooklyn, NY).

Over-The-Counter and Self-Care Products

GeeWhiz male external condom catheter, manufactured and submitted by Leading Edge Innovations Inc. (Camarillo, CA). The GeeWhiz external male condom catheter is designed for males suffering from urinary incontinence. It incorporates a nonirritating silicone seal that does not adhere to hair, an antikink catheter tip design, and a quick-connect/disconnect nozzle.

Healthy Living ThinLine deluxe flat-screen blood pressure monitor, model BSD-3007, manufactured by Health & Life (Chung Ho City, Taipei, Taiwan) and submitted by Samsung America Inc. (Ridgefield Park, NJ). See description here.

Supply and design credit: Samsung America Inc. (Ridgefield Park, NJ).

Natural Nurser baby bottle, manufactured by Adiri Inc. (Palo Alto, CA) and submitted by Whipsaw Inc. (San Jose). The Natural Nurser baby bottle improves the feeding experience for both the parent and child. It uses materials and shapes that mimic breastfeeding. It is soft, safe, simple, easy to clean, and contains no harmful

Supply and design credit: Whipsaw Inc. (San Jose).

NovoFine Autocover automatic safety pen needle, manufactured and submitted by Novo Nordisk A/S, Denmark (Hilleroed, Denmark). The NovoFine Autocover is a safety pen needle used for injecting insulin and growth hormone. It features automatic needle-shield locking to reduce the risk of needlestick injuries and cross-
contamination of healthcare providers and patients. See a demonstration video of this product here.

Uresta continence care kit, manufactured and submitted by EastMed Inc. (Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada). The Uresta continence care kit is a set of three bladder supports designed to stop stress urinary incontinence in women. Its novel design permits self-fitting and self-management.

Radiological and Electromechanical Devices

Acuson P10 handheld diagnostic ultrasound unit, manufactured by Siemens Medical Solutions (Mountain View, CA) and submitted by Coyne PR (Parsippany, NJ). See description here.

Supply and design credit: GMT Design Services (Boulder, CO), Acorn Product Development (Fremont, CA), and Elemental8 Inc. (San Jose).

MicroDose mammography system, manufactured and submitted by Sectra Mamea AB (Solna, Sweden). The
MicroDose mammography system is a full-field digital mammography system intended for x-ray examination of breasts. The system improves patient safety by generating a low average glandular dose of x-ray radiation.

Nuance full-field digital mammography unit, manufactured and submitted by Planmed Oy (Helsinki, Finland). The Nuance full-field digital mammography unit combines high-quality digital imaging technology with good working ergonomics and straightforward work flow, resulting in fast and effortless imaging in high-throughput mammography screening clinics.

QuickLink loader, manufactured by C. R. Bard, Bard Urological Division (Covington, GA) and submitted by Big Bang (Decatur, GA). See description here.

Supply and design credit: Big Bang and Function Engineering (both in Decatur, GA).

xCAT computed tomography scanner, manufactured by Xoran Technologies Inc. (Ann Arbor, MI) and submitted by Insight Product Development (Chicago). See description here.

Supply and design credit: Insight Product Development (Chicago).

XDS extravasation detector, manufactured by Medrad Inc. (Indianola, PA) and submitted by Battelle Medical Device Solutions (Columbus, OH). The XDS extravasation detector is a safety accessory designed to prevent moderate to severe extravasation of contrast agents that may seriously injure patients. This technology integrates with the company's Stellant computed tomography injection system.

Supply and design credit: Battelle Medical Device Solutions (Columbus, OH) and Cincinnati Technologies (Mason, OH).

Rehabilitation and Assistive-Technology Products

Fuze T50 Manual Tilt-in-Space wheelchair, manufactured and submitted by PDG Product Design Group (Vancouver). The Fuze T50 Manual Tilt-in-Space wheelchair features 50° of tilt from a unique pivot point, for zero center-of-gravity shift. It is easily set up and adjusted, and it offers a small overall footprint that enables easy maneuverability.

Supply and design credit: Revolution Design (Burnaby, BC, Canada).

Genesis DM telehealth device, manufactured by Honeywell HomMed (Brookfield, WI) and submitted by Weber Shandwick (Minneapolis). See description here.

The Hand Mentor Pro rehabilitation system, manufactured and submitted by Kinetic Muscles Inc. (Tempe, AZ). See description here.

Supply and design credit: Arizona State University (Chandler, AZ), Donavan Group Inc. (Chandler, AZ), and Florida Custom Mold (Odessa, FL).

Plié microprocessor-controlled knee, manufactured and submitted by Freedom Innovations (Irvine, CA). The Plié microprocessor-controlled knee is a single-axis prosthetic knee providing swing and stance control. Integrated sensors provide precise control, assuring stability and safety. Software allows adjustment for each user's style and preference.

Supply and design credit: Turner Technology Group (Victorville, CA) and Turbo Jet Products (Rosemead, CA).

REMstar Auto M Series continuous positive airway pressure system, manufactured by Respironics Inc. (Murrysville, PA) and submitted by Continuum (West Newton, MA). The REMstar Auto M Series is a flow-based smart continuous positive airway pressure system for use in the lab or home. Sleek lines and a minimal user interface define it as more of a piece of home electronics than a medical device.

Supply and design credit: Continuum (West Newton, MA).

Surgical Equipment, Instruments, and Supplies

Amaris excimer laser, manufactured and submitted by Schwind Eye-Tech Solutions GmbH & Co. KG (Kleinostheim, Germany). See description here.

Supply and design credit: SMI (Berlin).

Patient Registration Mask, manufactured and submitted by Stryker Leibinger GmbH & Co. KG (Freiburg, Germany). See description here.

InteguSeal microbial sealant, manufactured by Kimberly-Clark Health Care (Roswell, GA) and submitted by Three Atlanta LLC (Atlanta). InteguSeal is a fast-drying, film-forming cyanoacrylate compound delivered in a single-use applicator. Applied to a surgical site immediately before the surgical incision is made, it immobilizes bacteria to help prevent its migration into the incision. See a demonstration video of this product here.

Supply and design credit: Medlogic Global Ltd. (Plymouth, UK).

RealHand high-dexterity instruments, manufactured and submitted by Novare Surgical Systems Inc. (Cupertino, CA). See description here.

Supply and design credit: Micro Medical Technologies (Somerset, NJ), Smith Metal Products (Lindstrom, MN), Micro Star Innovations (Largo, FL), Phillips Plastic Corp. (Hudson, WI), Matthew Hern Consulting (Malibu, CA), Hiemstra Product Development LLC (San Francisco), Baird Industries (Hohokus, NJ), and Thermoforming Process Products (North East, MD).



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