EMS World 2012 Top Innovation Awards

EMS World 2012 Top Innovation Awards

Article Oct 27, 2012

Each year, EMS World editorial advisory board member Mike Smith makes his way around the EMS World Expo exhibit hall, seeking out the most innovative products to be launched or redeveloped over the previous year. Here is the short list of the candidates he has selected for this year.

The Top 20 Innovation Awards will be profiled in the January 2013 issue of EMS World Magazine. If you are planning on attending EMS World Expo 2012 in New Orleans, LA, October 29–November 2, be sure to visit the following exhibitors to see what makes their products stand out from the crowd.

For more information on EMS World Expo, visit EMSWorldexpo.com.

Airon USA Corporation: pNeuton Mini Ventilator Booth 849
Airtraq, LLC: Airtraq Avant Booth 963
Ambu SmartMan: SmartBaby Booth 1717
American Emergency Vehicles: “X” Series Booth 1005
B. Braun Medical, Inc.: CME BodyGuard 121 Twins Booth 1531
B. Braun Medical, Inc.: Introcan Safety 3 Closed IV Catheter Booth 1531
BLS Systems Limited: Rescuer Emergency CPAP System Booth 1601
Board Armor: Board Armor Booth 1439
Braun Industries, Inc.: Braun Signature Series Booth 1631
CAE Healthcare: Caesar Booth 1255
Crestline Coach, Ltd.: Summit Ambulance Booth 647
EVS Limited: EVS 1769 with Mobility 1 Tracking Booth 853
Ferno: Ferno PowerTraxx Booth 1028
First Line Technology, LLC: BabyPod Booth 1311
Hartwell Medical: Fasplint HalfBack Booth 1617
Impact Instrumentation: AEV Automatic Emergency Ventilator Booth 1219
Innovative Trauma Care: ITClamp Hemorrhage Control System Booth 1146
KARL STORZ Endoscopy-America, Inc.: C-Mac Pocket Monitor Booth 1342
Mercury Medical: Flow-Safe II Booth 2128
Mermaid Manufacturing: Medi-kool DualTemp Drug Cabinet Booth 2030
Miller Coach Company Inc.: Miller Coach Medic Workstation Booth 1923
National Creative Enterprises: ZOLL X Series Defibrillator Mount Booth 1813
Panasonic Systems Communications: Panasonic Toughpad A1 Booth 1239
Philips Healthcare: HeartStart FR3 Booth 1327
Progressive Medical International (PMI): Medstorm Pro Sports EMS Spineboard Booth 1205
Ready Electrodes, LLC: Rapid 12-Lead Pad Booth 659
Rescue Essentials: Slishman Traction Splint Booth 656
Stryker EMS: Power-LOAD Booth 521
Translite, LLC: Veinlite LEDX Booth 1147
ZOLL Medical Corp.: X Series Monitor/Defibrillator Booth 431, 1018

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