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Nonin Medical Provides Update On Fingertip Oximeter

Nonin Medical is going to showcase the Continua-certified Bluetooth fingertip pulse oximeter, the Onyx II, Model 9560, as part of the end-to-end Continua connected health solution at the 2010 Consumer Electronics Show (January 7-10) in Las Vegas

Together with Continua member companies, IBM and Vignet, Nonin Medical will demonstrate how data from consumer health devices can be securely transmitted to a variety of destinations, including hospitals, medical offices, social media and patient information systems for a complete healthcare management tool.

The simple three-stage solution, using Continua standards, features the secure transmittal of accurate vital sign data from the Onyx II, Model 9560 to a PC manager running the Vignet Connected Health Services platform.

The company said that its remote monitoring has focused on providing cost-effective, accurate physiological data exchange with no proprietary boundaries. This connected health solution realizes that vision and promotes secure information exchange and interoperability to simplify delivery of healthcare for telemedicine systems, healthcare systems, systems integrator partners and patients worldwide.

Rick Cnossen, president and chairman for Continua Health Alliance, said: “By providing a framework of standards-based interfaces, Continua is having a significant impact on the future roll-out of these systems by expanding the ability of Continua members to deliver compelling products while removing barriers to global implementation and adoption.”