Navigation Links
OBP Medical Launches Expanded Portfolio of Single-Use Lighted Specula at ACOG 2017
Date:5/4/2017

LAWRENCE, Mass. and SAN DIEGO, May 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) 2017 Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting—OBP Medical, a leading global developer of single-use, self-contained, illuminating medical devices, today announced the launch of a new extra-small size and first-in-market extra-large size of its OfficeSPEC and ER-SPEC vaginal specula. Already available in small, medium, and large, the addition of extra-small and extra-large sizes makes OBP Medical's line of single-use lighted specula the most complete on the market. The OfficeSPEC and ER-SPEC will be on display in booth #1050 at the 2017 ACOG Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting, which takes place May 6-9 at the San Diego Convention Center.

"OfficeSPEC and ER-SPEC are widely adopted by OB/GYN practices across the globe that recognize the many clinical, operational and patient benefits of single-use lighted specula," said Jason Swift, CEO of OBP Medical.

The vaginal speculum is a tool routinely used by OB/GYNs for pelvic exams or procedures requiring visualization of the vaginal cavity. For many years, the medical community relied on reusable metal specula that are disinfected and reprocessed between patients. Even when staff follow FDA guidelines and manufacturer recommendations for reprocessing, contaminants can still exist on equipment because protocols are insufficient, devices aren't cleaned fast enough or products simply weren't designed with optimal cleaning in mind. As a result, reusable devices and light sources may present unnecessary cross-contamination dangers for patients. In addition, a growing body of evidence demonstrates that some bacteria, including certain strains of human papillomavirus (HPV), are resistant to clinical disinfectants.

OfficeSPEC and ER-SPEC are completely self-contained and entirely single-use vaginal specula. Each device comes out of the package ready for use and is thrown away after a single exam or procedure. Further, OfficeSPEC and ER-SPEC have an integrated, hands-free, single-use LED light source that is among the brightest in the industry, making rechargeable and plug-in light sources obsolete. These features do away with the time and expense associated with reprocessing and maintenance of reusable devices, as well as the need to find a light source and assemble parts prior to use, all while eliminating the risk of cross-contamination and healthcare-associated infection (HAI). With OBP Medical's disposable vaginal specula, health care organizations experience faster patient throughput, improved efficiency, and enhanced patient safety and satisfaction. 

Continued Swift: "The expansion of our line to include extra-small and extra-large comes in response to direct customer feedback about the need for additional flexibility in sizing and ensures that our customers are able to use an OBP device for every patient need. We look forward to rolling out our expanded portfolio to users and showcasing our industry-leading specula this weekend at ACOG."

OfficeSPEC and ER-SPEC are available for purchase at www.obpmedical.com. The extra-small and extra-large sizes will be available starting in early May. For more information, please contact OBP Medical at (978) 291-6853. OBP Medical is proud to be ISO13485 certified.

About OBP Medical
OBP Medical is a leading global developer of single-use, self-contained, illuminating medical devices. The company's single-use lights are among the brightest on the market, allowing for optimal visualization during procedures. OBP Medical's innovative products are used in physician offices, surgery centers and more than 5,000 hospitals throughout the U.S., as well as healthcare facilities worldwide. For more information about OBP Medical and its line of self-illuminated medical devices, please visit www.obpmedical.com, check out our Simple.Bright.Ideas.BLOG or follow us on Twitter.

Matthew Traub
Chief Marketing Officer
OBP Medical
(978) 291-6853
matthew.traub@obpmed.com

To view the original version on PR Newswire, visit:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/obp-medical-launches-expanded-portfolio-of-single-use-lighted-specula-at-acog-2017-300450577.html


'/>"/>
SOURCE OBP Medical
Copyright©2017 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved


Related medicine technology :

1. Natvar launches tight-tolerance, thermoplastic microextrusion medical tubing product line for demanding neurovascular, surgical applications
2. HD 4K 8MP Cath Lab Display Monitor LCD/LED Screens See Superior Advancement in Medical Technology - Ampronix
3. Ash Keswani Joins Cogentix Medical as SVP of Marketing and Business Development
4. CRH Medical Corporation To Present at the Bloom Burton & Co. Healthcare Investor Conference
5. Reprocessed Medical Devices Market: Cardiology Devices Segment Slated to Dominate the Regional Market Through 2027: Asia Pacific Industry Analysis and Opportunity Assessment, 2017-2027
6. First patients at Vanderbilt University Medical Center implanted in EndoStims LESS GERD clinical trial for gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
7. Cogentix Medical to Report First Quarter Results on May 2, 2017
8. Astute Medical, Inc. Previews Scientific Presentation At Upcoming National Kidney Foundation Spring Clinical Meeting
9. 4WEB Medical Announces Record Growth in Q1 of 2017
10. Research and Markets - Global Hospital Infection Prevention And Control Market Report 2017: Key Players are 3M Company, Ansell, Belimed AG, Bemis Company, Braun & Cantel Medical
11. Jury Awards $10 Million In Punitive Damages Against SurgiQuest, A Subsidiary Of CONMED Corporation For False Advertising In Dispute With Lexion Medical
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/5/2017)... , June 5, 2017 Kohll,s Pharmacy & Homecare is ... the United States . The Raizer is a ... fallen person up to an almost-standing position within ... operated by one assistant and does not require ... enough that a child can operate it, and ...
(Date:5/30/2017)... CAESAREA, Israel , May 30, 2017 DarioHealth Corp. ... and big data solutions, today announced that it will be presenting ... 2017, at 8:00 AM PT. Erez Raphael , CEO, of ... The conference will be held on June 6th & 7th, ... 180 companies in the small / micro-cap space. ...
(Date:5/26/2017)... , May 26, 2017  Endo International plc (NASDAQ: ... President and CEO, will represent the Company in a fireside ... Conference on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at 10:40 a.m. PT ... Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA. ... the event will be available on the Company,s website at ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:6/20/2017)... ... June 20, 2017 , ... New, state-of-the-art ... Hospital is providing physicians with advanced capabilities for diagnosing and treating disease. ... MRIs, enabling doctors to get a more accurate look inside the patient’s body. ...
(Date:6/20/2017)... ... June 20, 2017 , ... Many RNA binding proteins (RBPs) ... research team developed expressRNA, a web platform encompassing computational tools for integration of ... resolution the ‘RNA maps’, which demonstrate that RBPs bind to specific positions on ...
(Date:6/20/2017)... ... 20, 2017 , ... Uniform Advantage (UA), a multi-channel retailer of ... to create tailored looks and athleisure-inspired outfits. UA Flex fabric is breathable, wrinkle resistant ... , With trendy looks hitting the medical community, UA Flex is for the medical ...
(Date:6/20/2017)... ... June 20, 2017 , ... BrightStar ... recently became re-accredited by the Joint Commission, which accredits and certifies nearly 21,000 ... is recognized nationwide as a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment ...
(Date:6/20/2017)... ... June 20, 2017 , ... Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection ... line’s latest all-inclusive boutique ship, S.S. Joie de Vivre . What really sets ... cruising France’s Seine River and designed small enough to dock directly in Paris. With ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):