MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 9 Nonin Medical, Inc.'s CEO, GaryTschautscher received the highly regarded Industry Best Practices Award forCEO of 2007 for the North American Patient Monitoring Industry from Frost &Sullivan. Frost & Sullivan recognizes outstanding industry achievements inregional and global markets and the Awards are recognized worldwide by themedia, the investment community and end-user markets. The global growthconsulting company honored Tschautscher for his pioneering vision andstrategic affiliations to bring Nonin's robust, portable and easy-to-use pulseoximetry technology to more people and applications worldwide.
"As a result of its strategic efforts in ongoing product innovation andsupport activities, Nonin has doubled its market share and achieved worldwidecoverage, penetrating alternate care markets as well as leading the sleepdiagnostic market," reported Frost and Sullivan. With well over 1 millionoximeters sold worldwide, Nonin's oximeters have opened up a whole newdirection in patient care in both acute care and alternate care markets. Anumber of Nonin's innovative "firsts" include the world's first self-containedfingertip oximeter, the first low power handheld oximeter and the firstBluetooth(R) Wireless Oximeter. Because of their accuracy, small size andportability,
Tschautscher and his management team have approached physiologicalmonitoring with vigor, providing the most extensive line of pulse oximetry,capnography, software and sensors to both the human and veterinary markets.Tschautscher's boundless enthusiasm begins with his true care for the patient."We are making a difference in how patients are cared for and that makes itall worthwhile. Our ultimate goal is to simplify patient monitoring and keepour focus on the future and how patient care is evolving."
About Nonin Medical, Inc. - http://www.nonin.com
Minneapolis-based Nonin Medical, Inc., a privately owned companyspecializing in the design and manufacture of physiological monitoringsolutions, distributes its branded and 90+ OEM products to health and medicalprofessionals in more than 125 countries. Since 1986, Nonin has developed abroad product line of pulse oximeters, capnographs, sensors, accessories andsoftware for use by medical professionals. Its industry-leading capabilitiesin signal processing, sensor design and an innovative combination of featuresnot available in competitive products are the foundation of its leadership ininnovation.
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