Cardiopulmonary Corp, Milford, Conn, specializes in the development and sales of software designed to monitor medical devices. The company’s primary product is the Bernoulli Ventilator Management System. Bernoulli software provides continuous central station and remote surveillance of most critical care ventilators and oximeters.

 Compumedics Sleep, a division of Compumedics Limited based in El Paso, Tex, designs advanced diagnostic products for sleep and related disorders. Wireless data transmission via local area networks is a specialty. Compumedics also focuses on database and network management software to enhance laboratory productivity.

 ConMed, Utica, NY, is a medical technology company specializing in instruments, implants, and video equipment for arthroscopic sports medicine, and in powered surgical instruments for orthopedic, ENT, neuro-surgery, and other surgical specialties. The company also develops, manufactures, and supplies RF electrosurgery systems and endoscopy products. ConMed offers integrated operating room design and intensive care unit service managers and manufactures and sells a full line of ECG electrodes for heart monitoring and other patient care products.

 Grass-Telefactor, West Warwick, RI, offers a wide range of instrumentation for PSG, EEG, and long-term monitoring—from laboratory-based to ambulatory high-performance recorders—at affordable prices. The company’s systems feature Grass-Telefactor amplifiers and Windows software. A full line of accessories, transducers, electrodes, and more is also available.

 For more than 20 years, Chatsworth, Calif-based CHAD Therapeutics has manufactured cost-efficient, user-friendly, stationary and ambulatory oxygen systems designed for use by patients with COPD and other respiratory disorders. CHAD provides electronic, pneumatic, and disposable oxygen conservers, lightweight portable oxygen systems, and the O2-at-home™ system.

 For more than 30 years, DHD Healthcare, Wampsville, NY, has provided respiratory care products. The company has received ISO 13485 certification, assuring its products meet the world’s highest standards for quality. DHD has earned six Zenith Awards in the past 8 years for continuing to bring innovative products to market, including acapella®.

 Ferraris Respiratory, Louisville, Colo, results from the 2003 consolidation of Collins Medical, Pulmonary Data Services Inc, and Ferraris Medical. Together, the companies are committed to providing the health care industry with state-of-the-art, user-friendly respiratory diagnostic products. Ferraris Respiratory represents: Collins, Keystone, KoKo Spirometry, PiKo-1 PEF/FEV1 Monitor, Pocket Chamber, Mini-Wright, In-Check Dial, Airzone & Wright Respirometers.

 Hill-Rom, Batesville, Ind, provides products and services that help caregivers deliver care to acute, long-term, and home care patients. These can include information from facility assessments; high-quality, advanced products; and professional and clinical services that can help improve asset productivity, operational efficiency, and patient outcomes.

 Lexington, Mass-based Instrumentation Laboratory, founded in 1959, is a worldwide developer, manufacturer, and distributor of in vitro diagnostic instruments, related reagents, and controls for use primarily in hospitals and independent clinical laboratories. The company’s product lines include critical care systems, hemostasis systems, and information management systems. IL’s flagship critical care product is the GEM Premier 3000 blood gas analyzer with Intelligent Quality Management (iQM™).

 Masimo Corp, Irvine, Calif, is a medical technology company that designs, develops, manufactures, and licenses advanced signal processing and sensor technologies for the noninvasive monitoring of vital signs. By combining Masimo SET® signal extraction technology with sensor technology, the company has developed a pulse oximetry system designed to substantially eliminate the problems of motion artifact, low peripheral perfusion, and most weak signal-to-noise.

 Mine Safety Appliances Co (MSA), Pittsburgh, designs and manufactures medical sensors and instrumentation. The company’s MiniOx series of oxygen monitors and analyzers feature the MiniOX 3000 oxygen monitor and the MiniOX I & IA oxygen analyzers.

 Nonin Medical Inc, Minneapolis, designs, manufactures, and markets physiological monitoring devices. Nonin offers reliable and portable pulse oximeters, CO2 detection monitors, NIBP, sensors, software, and accessories worldwide. The company’s products are designed to perform in many medical locations and applications, such as spot-checking, short-term and continuous monitoring, and overnight oximetry screening.

 Integra NeuroSupplies, Pembroke, Mass, is a distributor of neurological tools required for electroencephalography, evoked potentials, electromyography, respiratory therapy, and testing for sleep disorders. These products include air pressure transducers, snore sensors, respiratory therapy products, electrodes, adhesives for electrode application, and educational materials.

 Michigan Instruments Inc, Grand Rapids, Mich, has designed and manufactured specialized medical equipment related to the fields of cardiovascular medicine, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and respiratory therapy for more than 40 years. The company operates under an ISO 9001:2000 Quality Management System, which provides continuous control over all activities that affect the quality of products and services. The company’s TTL® Training & Test Lungs and PneuView® software system precisely model compliance and resistive loads representative of a wide range of human pulmonary physiology.

 Nellcor, Pleasanton, Calif, develops medical products with an emphasis on noninvasive patient safety monitoring and respiratory care. A part of Tyco Healthcare, Nellcor supplies pulse oximetry and airway management products. The company also has a range of temperature management products and provides customer support, technical service, and clinical education resources.

 Omron Healthcare Inc, Vernon Hills, Ill, provides the Omron Micro Air® Vibrating Mesh Nebulizer, offering the same respiratory medication delivery as traditional compressor nebulizers, but similar in size to a metered-dose inhaler. Omron-pioneered Vibrating Mesh Technology ensures full delivery of medication and is capable of delivering undiluted medications, cutting treatment time by up to 80%.

 Pulmonetic Systems Inc, Minneapolis, designs, manufactures, and markets products for respiratory care worldwide. These include the hallmark LTV Series ventilators.

 Puritan Bennett, Pleasanton, Calif, produces respiratory-related medical products serving patients from the hospital to the home. A part of Tyco Healthcare, the company offers ventilators, oxygen, sleep therapy and sleep diagnostics equipment, spirometers, and other respiratory care products. Puritan Bennett also provides customer support that includes technical service and clinical education resources.

 Respironics Inc, Murrysville, Pa, provides products and programs to help health care providers grow and manage their business. Focusing on home care, hospital, and international markets, Respironics provides products and programs for sleep-disordered breathing, chronic respiratory diseases, asthma, allergies and sinusitis, infant jaundice and apnea, heart failure, and restrictive lung disorders. The company has more than 2,700 associates worldwide.

 Roche’s Diagnostics Division, Indianapolis, offers in vitro and other testing products and services to researchers, physicians, patients, hospitals, and laboratories worldwide. Roche Diagnostics Point of Care products include OMNI MODULAR and OMNI C blood gas analyzers, Accu-Chek Inform System blood glucose meters, CARDIAC™ Reader, and CHEMSTRIP® urinalysis products.

 VIASYS Healthcare Inc, Critical Care Division, Palm Springs, Calif, designs, manufactures, and markets ventilator systems and accessories for adult, pediatric, and neonatal populations encompassing conventional, high-frequency, and home care ventilation under brand names including Bird Products, Bear medical, SensorMedics Critical Care, and EME Ltd.

 Irvine, Calif-based Passy-Muir Inc, manufactures the patented Passy-Muir tracheostomy and ventilator speaking valves—closed position “no leak” communication/swallowing valves—new metal tracheostomy speaking valves, and oxygen adapters. The speaking valves are interchangeable for use on/off the ventilator and are research validated to improve swallowing, reduce aspiration, facilitate secretion management, and reduce weaning and decannulation time. Free online CEU courses and educational materials are available on the company’s Web site.

 ResMed Corp, Poway, Calif, develops, manufactures, and markets medical equipment for the diagnosis and treatment of sleep-disordered breathing (SDB). The company is dedicated to improving the awareness of the potentially serious health consequences of untreated SDB and to developing technology to improve the lives of those who suffer from this condition.