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U.S. Army Chooses CADD@-Solis Ambulatory Infusion System for Madigan Army Medical Center

Thu, 07/05/2012 - 9:00am
The Associated Press

ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 5, 2012-- Smiths Medical, a leading global medical device manufacturer, announced today that the United States Army awarded Smiths Medical a contract to purchase the company's CADD(R)-Solis ambulatory infusion system for its Madigan Army Medical Center, at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Tacoma, Washington.

"Serving U.S. soldiers and their families with the highest quality medical equipment is an honor and a privilege for Smiths Medical," said Srini Seshadri, President, Smiths Medical. "Our CADD(R)-Solis system brings our expertise and innovation in smart infusion technology to the ambulatory setting. We are pleased to see the CADD(R)-Solis ambulatory infusion pump join the Medfusion(R) 3500 syringe infusion pump at Madigan." The CADD(R)-Solis ambulatory infusion system is a clinically and technologically advanced portable pain management system that administers pain relief medications, including narcotics, to post-surgery, trauma, cancer and labor & delivery patients. The CADD(R)-Solis infusion pump's compact, lightweight design promotes patient mobility which helps improve clinical outcomes, reduce patients' length-of-stay, and reduce overall treatment costs. The system is powered by innovative CADD(R)-Solis medication safety software for the PC which allows hospitals to input their own standardized pain management protocols for their patients, helping clinicians deliver the correct dosages of medication and promote patient safety. Clinicians may only select the standard protocol information that has been predetermined by the hospital pain management team, helping reduce the risk of pump programming errors.

The CADD(R)-Solis system meets industry recognized standards for advanced error reduction features in pain pumps. It is backed by Smiths Medical's reputation as a leading provider of medication delivery and patient safety products worldwide, with more than 300,000 infusion pumps in use in hospitals and alternate sites of care worldwide.

About Smiths Medical Smiths Medicalwww.smiths-medical.com is a leading supplier of specialized medical devices and equipment for global markets, focusing on the medication delivery, vital care and safety devices market segments. It is part of Smiths Group www.smiths.com, a global leader in applying advanced technologies for markets in threat and contraband detection, energy, medical devices, communications and engineered components. Smiths Group employs around 22,000 people in more than 50 countries.

Learn more at: www.CADD-Solis.com CONTACT: Smiths Medical Judith Rossi, 781-792-2539 judy.rossi@smiths-medical.com KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA MASSACHUSETTS MINNESOTA INDUSTRY KEYWORD: HEALTH HOSPITALS MEDICAL DEVICES PHARMACEUTICAL MEDICAL SUPPLIES SOURCE: Smiths Medical Copyright Business Wire 2012 PUB: 07/05/2012 09:00 AM/DISC: 07/05/2012 09:00 AM http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20120705005012/

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