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Masimo Announces U.S. Launch of Iris® Device Management System

01/22/2019

Iris Device Management System FacilitatesRemote Management of Masimo Point-of-care Devices Throughout the Hospital

IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 22, 2019-- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today the U.S. launch of Iris® Device Management System (Iris DMS), an automation and connectivity solution designed to streamline management of Masimo devices used throughout a hospital system.

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Masimo Iris® Device Management System (Photo: Business Wire)

Masimo Iris® Device Management System (Photo: Business Wire)

Iris DMS is designed to address the challenges of maintaining many patient monitors in a complex hospital environment. Iris DMS securely connects over a hospital’s existing network to all connected Masimo devices to provide an easy-to-use dashboard that allows Biomedical Engineers and IT professionals to view detailed diagnostic information about connected Masimo devices at a glance, without the need to physically interact with each device. Iris DMS supports remote software upgrades to ensure all devices stay up to date, easily and efficiently. Patient profiles, policy files, and network settings can be distributed to multiple devices in a single step, simplifying device management. In addition, connected devices routinely “ping” Iris DMS, allowing users to quickly identify any operational issues with any single Masimo device using the intuitive display of near real-time connection status.

Joe Kiani, Founder and CEO of Masimo, said, “More and more clinicians are recognizing the benefits of providing continuous Masimo patient monitoring, not just during surgery or in the ICU, but in all medical-surgical wards, especially for patients on opioids. Masimo patient monitoring devices are more powerful and full-featured than ever, but as a result their software is increasingly complex. Just as with consumer tech devices, medical devices now undergo regular iterative software updates as new innovations and features become available – helping prolong their utility and augmenting their abilities – and as security patches are issued. Iris DMS not only helps Biomedical and IT professionals view detailed diagnostic information about connected Masimo devices at a glance, but helps to simplify the process of maintaining, updating, and standardizing these devices, helping clinicians and hospitals stay focused on providing the best patient care using the most up-to-date technology, not worrying about device maintenance. Iris DMS is another great example of Masimo’s pursuit of holistic care solutions that improve patient outcomes and reduce costs across the continuum of care.”

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About Masimo

Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) is a global leader in innovative noninvasive monitoring technologies. Our mission is to improve patient outcomes and reduce the cost of care. In 1995, the company debuted Masimo SET® Measure-through Motion and Low Perfusion™ pulse oximetry, which has been shown in multiple studies to significantly reduce false alarms and accurately monitor for true alarms. Masimo SET® has also been shown to help clinicians reduce severe retinopathy of prematurity in neonates,1 improve CCHD screening in newborns,2 and, when used for continuous monitoring with Masimo Patient SafetyNet™ in post-surgical wards, reduce rapid response activations and costs.3-5 Masimo SET® is estimated to be used on more than 100 million patients in leading hospitals and other healthcare settings around the world,6 and is the primary pulse oximetry at 9 of the top 10 hospitals listed in the 2018-19 U.S. News and World Report Best Hospitals Honor Roll.7 In 2005, Masimo introduced rainbow® Pulse CO-Oximetry technology, allowing noninvasive and continuous monitoring of blood constituents that previously could only be measured invasively, including total hemoglobin (SpHb®), oxygen content (SpOC™), carboxyhemoglobin (SpCO®), methemoglobin (SpMet®), Pleth Variability Index (PVi®), and more recently, Oxygen Reserve Index (ORi™), in addition to SpO2, pulse rate, and perfusion index (Pi). In 2014, Masimo introduced Root®, an intuitive patient monitoring and connectivity platform with the Masimo Open Connect® (MOC-9®) interface, enabling other companies to augment Root with new features and measurement capabilities. Masimo is also taking an active leadership role in mHealth with products such as the Radius-7® wearable patient monitor, iSpO2® pulse oximeter for smartphones, and the MightySat™ fingertip pulse oximeter. Additional information about Masimo and its products may be found at www.masimo.com. Published clinical studies on Masimo products can be found at http://www.masimo.com/evidence/featured-studies/feature/.

ORi has not received FDA 510(k) clearance and is not available for sale in the United States. The use of the trademark Patient SafetyNet is under license from University HealthSystem Consortium.

References

  1. Castillo A et al. Prevention of Retinopathy of Prematurity in Preterm Infants through Changes in Clinical Practice and SpO2 Technology. Acta Paediatr. 2011 Feb;100(2):188-92.
  2. de-Wahl Granelli A et al. Impact of pulse oximetry screening on the detection of duct dependent congenital heart disease: a Swedish prospective screening study in 39,821 newborns. BMJ. 2009;Jan 8;338.
  3. Taenzer AH et al. Impact of pulse oximetry surveillance on rescue events and intensive care unit transfers: a before-and-after concurrence study. Anesthesiology. 2010:112(2):282-287.
  4. Taenzer A et al. Postoperative Monitoring – The Dartmouth Experience. Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation Newsletter. Spring-Summer 2012.
  5. McGrath SP et al. Surveillance Monitoring Management for General Care Units: Strategy, Design, and Implementation. The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety. 2016 Jul;42(7):293-302.
  6. Estimate: Masimo data on file.
  7. http://health.usnews.com/health-care/best-hospitals/articles/best-hospitals-honor-roll-and-overview.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release includes forward-looking statements as defined in Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, in connection with the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements include, among others, statements regarding the potential effectiveness of Masimo Iris® Device Management System. These forward-looking statements are based on current expectations about future events affecting us and are subject to risks and uncertainties, all of which are difficult to predict and many of which are beyond our control and could cause our actual results to differ materially and adversely from those expressed in our forward-looking statements as a result of various risk factors, including, but not limited to: risks related to our assumptions regarding the repeatability of clinical results; risks related to our belief that Masimo's unique noninvasive measurement technologies, including Masimo Iris Device Management System, contribute to positive clinical outcomes and patient safety; risks related to our belief that Masimo noninvasive medical breakthroughs provide cost-effective solutions and unique advantages; as well as other factors discussed in the “Risk Factors” section of our most recent reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), which may be obtained for free at the SEC's website at www.sec.gov. Although we believe that the expectations reflected in our forward-looking statements are reasonable, we do not know whether our expectations will prove correct. All forward-looking statements included in this press release are expressly qualified in their entirety by the foregoing cautionary statements. You are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of today's date. We do not undertake any obligation to update, amend or clarify these statements or the “Risk Factors” contained in our most recent reports filed with the SEC, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as may be required under the applicable securities laws.

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