Medtronic and Siemens lead cardiac consortium:
This article was originally published in Clinica
Four leading cardiac companies have formed the Heart Alliance, to allow compatibility across their equipment. The companies are Siemens Electromedical Systems, Medtronic Physio-Control, Welch Allyn and Schiller. The companies will research open architecture systems that will be able to handle and transmit the wide diversity of vital signs, electrocardiography and lab data required in the cardiac specialty.