Hopkins Medical Products News


Hopkins Medical Products Introduces The Wave Pulse Oximeter

Baltimore, Maryland (PRWEB) April 02, 2013 -- Hopkins Medical Products introduces The Wave™ fingertip pulse oximeter with perfusion index trend, the latest addition to the company’s growing line of innovative diagnostic solutions. The Wave™ is unique in pulse oximetry because of its slim, comfortable fit and water-resistance. An easy-to-read 2-color OLED screen rotates through four views, depending on the position of the patient or caregiver. A perfusion index trend alerts the healthcare professional to irregular heartbeat and ensures proper placement of the oximeter and sufficient blood flow at the selected point of measurement. A preset alarm ensures that immediate notification is never missed when desaturation events occur.

The original press release can be found at the following Hopkins Medical Products Introduces The Wave™ Pulse Oximeter


Hopkins Medical Products Introduces Portable Wireless Wheelchair Scale

BALTIMORE, Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hopkins Medical Products now offers a state-of-the-art Portable Wireless Wheelchair Scale with a 1200lb capacity. It is the first easily portable wheelchair scale in the United States that allows clinicians to go to the patient, saving unnecessary and expensive patient transportation costs. The 1200lb capacity of the scale makes it an ideal weight measurement solution for bariatric applications.

The original press release can be found at the following Hopkins Medical Products Introduces Portable Wireless Wheelchair Scale


Hopkins Medical Products Develops Dual Use Fingertip Neonatal Pulse Oximeter

BALTIMORE, Oct. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hopkins Medical products announced the release of its Newborn & Mom pulse oximeter kit. The dual-use adult fingertip oximeter has an additional port to attach the Hopkins newborn y-probe sensor for infant pulse oximetry screening. This innovative two in one device serves as an adult and neonatal oximeter. The kit also contains a carrying case, alcohol wipes and Hopkins Pulse Oximeter Wraps to secure the y-probe to the patient. The Hopkins Newborn & Mom pulse oximeter kit is ideal for those looking for a cost effective, accurate and portable way to perform newborn pulse oximetry screenings outside of the hospital setting.

The original press release can be found at the following Hopkins Medical Products Develops Dual Use Fingertip Neonatal Pulse Oximeter


Hopkins Medical Products Awarded Patent on the Hopkins Measure Mat II®

BALTIMORE, July 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States Patent and Trademark Office has awarded Hopkins Medical Products a patent [8,151,478] on its portable infantometer. The Hopkins Measure Mat II® infant measuring device has an infant measuring system that incorporates both color coded and symbol references to promote accuracy and reduce user interpretation error. The patented "general measuring system" was designed to aid caregivers who may have colorblindness, dyslexia or dyscalculia. The color and symbol based measuring system is simple and minimizes confusion ensuring a quick and accurate measurement of supine length.

The original press release can be found at the following Hopkins Medical Products Awarded Patent on the Hopkins Measure Mat II®


Hopkins Medical Products Introduces the Enhanced 2012 Rolling Med Bag

BALTIMORE, Feb. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Hopkins Medical Products has finalized its 2012 enhancements of the Hopkins Rolling Med Bag. This enhanced bag now has scuff guards, larger wheels and a 2 3/8 inch ground clearance. It meets current healthcare guidelines for good bag technique and home healthcare best practice. It features a laptop section, "clean/dirty" sections, separate sharps container pocket and a compartment for the caregiver's personal items. The bag is made of a durable 600D waterproof poly fabric that is easy to clean. The Rolling Med Bag was created with the mobile healthcare professional in mind.

"We are all about continuous product improvement," said C. Louis Klug III, Vice President and General Manager at Hopkins Medical Products. "In today's dynamic customer environment, we are constantly getting feedback from the end user on how to modify our products to make their job easier."

The original press release can be found at the following Hopkins Medical Products Introduces the Enhance 2012 Rolling Med Bag


Hopkins Medical Products Awarded Governor's Citation for 60 Years Service to Healthcare Community

BALTIMORE, MD - Hopkins Medical Products (HMP), a Maryland-based designer, manufacturer and supplier of home healthcare products nationwide, was honored on its 60th anniversary this year with a Governor's Citation by Maryland Governor Robert L. Ehrlich, Jr. The citation cited the company for "60 years of excellent service to the healthcare community" and expressed "great respect, admiration and sincere gratitude for your positive contributions to our State." Among its wide range of specialty supplies, HMP has become the nation's largest designer of medical bags for home healthcare professionals.

In a special ceremony in the State House, Governor Ehrlich (center) presented the citation to Philip M. Kenney (left), HMP's CEO and president, and Lou Klug (right), vice president.

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