News | September 11, 2006

Deal Includes Physician’s Patented Pulse Oximetry Technology

Nellcor, a unit of Tyco Healthcare, has entered into an agreement with Lyntek for an exclusive worldwide license to certain patented technology developed by its founder and president, Dr. Lawrence Lynn, DO, FCCP. Dr. Lynn is on staff at the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care at Riverside and Doctors Hospital in Columbus, OH, and is also executive director of the sleep and breathing research institute.
Nellcor plans to utilize Dr. Lynn's patented technology to significantly enhance the clinical utility and diagnostic value of pulse oximetry. Combining the Lyntek technology with Nellcor pulse oximetry algorithms allows much more information to be derived from the oximeter waveform. The additional data may give clinicians earlier insight into changes in patient status, especially in conditions that may contribute to changes in oxygen saturation levels.
The Lyntek technology allows Nellcor to make significant improvements in alarm management. Nellcor's unique SatSeconds alarm management technology — which is integrated into Nellcor bedside pulse oximeters — has successfully enabled clinicians to reduce the frequency of nuisance alarms without sacrificing patient safety. Incorporating Lyntek technology may lead to further refinements in alarm management as Nellcor continues to provide clinicians with relevant new oximetry features.
For more information visit www.nellcor.com.

Related Content

Sponsored Content | Case Study | PACS | July 09, 2018
One of the Northeast’s major teaching hospitals is an international leader in virtually every area of medicine. It has...
Sponsored Content | Whitepapers | PACS | July 09, 2018
The move toward value-based reimbursement (VBR) models is putting pressure on healthcare organizations to modernize...
Wake Radiology Launches First Installation of EnvoyAI Platform
News | Artificial Intelligence | June 13, 2018
Artificial intelligence (AI) platform provider EnvoyAI recently completed their first successful customer installation...
PACS and the Road to Reconstruction
Feature | PACS | June 05, 2018 | By Dave Whitney and Jef Williams
The PACS — picture archiving and communication systems — have been in existence for more than 45 years. One of the...
Intelerad Introduces InteleOne Maestro Enterprise Workflow Orchestration Solution
Technology | PACS Accessories | May 31, 2018
Intelerad Medical Systems announced the release of InteleOne Maestro, its new enterprise imaging workflow orchestration...
Konica Minolta Releases New Turn-Around-Time Feature for Exa Workflow
Technology | PACS | May 30, 2018
Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas Inc. will introduce a new worklist feature, Turn-Around-Time (TAT), for its Exa...
Illuminate and Medexprim Partner to Enhance PACS Data Mining
News | PACS | May 30, 2018
U.S.-based Softek Illuminate and the entrepreneurial French firm Medexprim will be combining, distributing and...
Intelerad Launches AI Initiative for Imaging Workflow Intelligence and Analytics
News | Artificial Intelligence | May 29, 2018
Intelerad Medical Systems announced the launch of its artificial intelligence (AI) initiative along with the expansion...
Australia's Largest Public Health System Selects Sectra for Enterprise Imaging IT Solution
News | PACS | May 24, 2018
Australia’s NSW Health signed a Proof of Concept agreement naming Sectra as the preferred vendor for a large enterprise...
Mach7 Technologies and Client Outlook Partner on Reconstructed Enterprise PACS Solution
News | Enterprise Imaging | May 23, 2018
May 23, 2018 — Mach7 Technologies and Client Outlook announced their expanded partnership to focus on today’s prevale
Overlay Init