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--A growth consulting company has honored an MRI vital signs monitor manufactured by a Milwaukee company with the 2005 Customer Value Enhancement Award.
The Veris monitor, manufactured by Criticare Systems, Inc.
, of Milwaukee through an OEM agreement with Medrad, was honored in the multiparameter monitoring market area.
The Veris monitor was jointly developed by Criticare and Medrad. The product was launched in March and is considered by Criticare to be one of the company's highest growth product lines.
The award was recently presented in Boston by Frost & Sullivan, a global growth consulting company.
"Frost & Sullivan believes that the Veris monitor provides tremendous value to the medical imaging market and satisfies an important gap in patient monitoring technology," stated a Frost & Sullivan analyst.
The Veris brings an array of features and accessories to physiologic monitoring in MRI environments up to 3T magnet strengths. Its design allows management of pediatric and neonate patients in addition to adult patients.
Criticare designs, manufactures, and markets patient monitoring systems and noninvasive sensors for a wide range of hospitals and alternate health care environments throughout the world.