QuickMedical has entered into an exclusive distributorship agreement with Bluetooth Technology for the new Height Reader Digital Stadiometer device. The device makes it possible to relay patient height directly to a computer within the hospital system.
QuickMedical said that with help from Accurate Technology, the Height Reader Digital Stadiometer was designed and developed by Donald Forgue at Children’s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics in Kansas City Missouri.
Made in the US with production scheduled in the fourth quarter of 2010, the Height Reader Digital Stadiometer offers Bluetooth wireless communication that will directly report measurements to a computer that is interfaced to an office or hospital information system. A new Wi-Fi model of the device is planned for release in the near future.
Dr Forgue said: “The Height Reader enables a health care provider to easily monitor and record patient progress and outcomes through the use of Bluetooth Technology. The device makes it possible to relay patient height directly to a computer within the hospital system. This saves time, money, and reduces errors. In specialties such as Endocrinology and Renal medicine, we have found the Height Reader to be a useful tool in the management and care of patients.”
Scott Hanna, CEO of QuickMedical, said: “Hospitals and clinics are looking for technology that will help them to reduce paper work, time, cost, and mistakes. The Height Reader Digital Stadiometer will help to fill that need.”