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Advanced Patient Monitoring Systems

This article was originally published in Start Up

Executive Summary

Manufacturers of patient monitoring equipment are responding to a challenging hospital environment. They're providing advanced portable and telemetry monitoring systems that enable the continuous monitoring of critically ill patients, regardless of their location within the hospital, and often at a lower cost than could be achieved using traditional bedside systems. Portable and telemetry systems are two of the highest growth segments in the US patient monitoring market, according to Windhover Information/Medtech Insight's recently published report, US Markets for Patient Monitoring Products, which forecasts compound annual growth rates (CAGR) of 8.5% and 13.0%, respectively, in these segments through 2012.

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