Category: Press Release

New Study Confirms the Accuracy of VitalStream’s Continuous Cardiac Output Measurements on Post Cardiac Surgery Patients

Caretaker Medical today announced the results of a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Monitoring and Computing. The research assessed the accuracy of VitalStream’s cardiac output (CO) measurements against the established gold standard, pulmonary artery catheter (PAC) guided thermodilution CO, in the challenging post-surgery cardiac ICU setting.

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Caretaker Medical Offers Hospitals an Innovative Solution to the Thermodilution Catheter Shortage

Charlottesville VA, August 16, 2023 — Persistent supply challenges affecting continuous cardiac output (CCO) thermodilution catheters are impacting hospitals worldwide. In response, Caretaker Medical is ramping up efforts to increase awareness of its FDA-cleared wireless, wearable continuous cardiac output monitor system, VitalStream, to ensure patient care is not impacted.

The ongoing scarcity of CCO thermodilution catheters can present a significant challenge for healthcare providers. It can disrupt established medical protocols and hamper the ability to quickly address critical conditions.

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