ASR boosts production of thermometer
WESTON, Fla. American Scientific Resources on Thursday announced that due to the reception the company received at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores’ Marketplace Conference held earlier this week in San Diego, ASR has boosted production of its Kidz-Med 5-in-1 non-contact thermometer by an additional 100,000 units to be delivered by the end of the year.
ASR contributed its success at NACDS to the high visibility programs the company was involved in, and to its ability to present an attractive package to the retailers. Additionally, The Greenwood Group, ASR’s sales and marketing team, had a booth located along one of the better-traveled aisles at the conference.
Bayer saluted for blood-glucose meter design
TARRYTOWN, N.Y. Bayer on Wednesday received a silver Medical Design Excellence Award for its Countour USB meter, the company announced. The MDEA recognizes excellence in medical product design and manufacturing.
"Winning a Medical Design Excellence Award is quite an honor," stated Rick Kates, Bayer global senior director, digital health. "We’re gratified that the innovation and hard work that went into bringing this product to life has been so richly recognized.”
With the Countour USB meter, up to 2,000 stored blood glucose measurements can be transferred wirelessly. The blood-glucose measurements are displayed in graph or table form using an integrated diabetes management software that provides diabetes patients and healthcare professionals with access to blood sugar data and trends to help optimize diabetes management.
New Phillips supplement hits market
MORRISTOWN, N.J. Bayer Consumer Care has launched a new 2-in-1 probiotic plus fiber product for its Phillips line, designed to improve colon health and digestion.
Phillips’ Colon Health probiotic + fiber supplement uses an innovative approach by combining its proprietary blend of three probiotic strains with the prebiotic fiber Inulin to help nourish good bacteria in the digestive system and naturally defend against occasional constipation and irregularity issues, Bayer Consumer Care said. The once-daily probiotic supplement provides the added benefit of a prebiotic fiber to replenish good bacteria and help restore the digestive system’s natural balance.