Verathon® Maker of BladderScan® and GlideScope® Medical Instruments Launches New Website

BOTHELL, Wash., Jan. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Verathon Inc. is pleased to announce the launch of a distinctive new Web site at www.verathon.com. Developed with help from physicians, nurses and other health care professionals, the new site offers an array of innovative features and detailed product data to help health care providers quickly get the product information they need.  The site includes the company's AortaScan®, BladderScan®, FloPoint®, GlideRite®, GlideScope® and ScanPoint® brands, as well as Verathon® corporate information.

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Two key additions to the new site are short animated videos for each brand to quickly demonstrate products; and interactive modules that let site visitors quickly and easily explore product benefits and features.

A "Model Comparison" tool has been added, as well as expanded sections for Clinical Literature, Model News, Model Components and Model Specifications.  Current equipment users can quickly locate the most up-to-date manuals, quick reference cards and video tutorials on the site in the respective Product Materials sections.  And visitors from the Military now have relevant details available to them under the Military Medicine section.

"We believe the new Verathon Web site will quickly give healthcare providers what they need and want for their information searches," stated Gerald McMorrow, CEO and Founder of Verathon.  "Our team listened carefully to Anesthesiologists, Urologists, Nurses, Internists, BioMedical Technicians and Emergency Medicine physicians to ensure we were providing the information they needed, the way they needed it.  This site delivers on that in an innovative way not seen anywhere else in the medical device business."

About Verathon Inc.

Verathon® designs and manufactures reliable, state-of-the-art medical devices and services that offer a meaningful improvement in patient care to the health care community.  The company's noninvasive BladderScan® instrument is a standard of care for portable bladder volume measurement.  The brand is found in over 60 countries in Urology and Primary Care practices, as well as Acute and Extended Care facilities.  With the January 2006 acquisition of Saturn Biomedical Systems in Vancouver, Canada, Verathon entered Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Emergency markets with the GlideScope video laryngoscope brand.  Verathon is headquartered in Bothell, Washington and operates as a subsidiary of Roper Industries. For more information, please visit www.verathon.com.

Verathon Media Contacts:  Lorraine Silva, GlideScope Brand Director, 425.867.1348 (Ext. 5604).  Rick Goetter, BladderScan & AortaScan Brand Director, 425.867.1348 (Ext. 5608).  Alternate Contacts: Jane Mueller, VP of Marketing 425.867.1348, (Ext. 5600) and Nansea Carmichael, Executive Assistant – Marketing, 425.867.1348 (Ext. 5607).

Copyright © 2011, Verathon Inc.  

AortaScan, BladderScan, FloPoint, GlideRite, GlideScope,ScanPoint and Verathon, and their respective symbols, are trademarks of Verathon Inc.

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