By: Marc Blitstein / President & CEO

Each year I lament about the speed with which the calendar flies by and 2014 was no different. But 2014 was also one of the most productive since we’ve had since founding ADC more than 30 years ago. We promised lots of new products and delivered on that commitment in record-breaking fashion, rolling out nearly 900 new products, a 50% increase in our portfolio.

By: Nick Selvaggio / IT Director

At ADC we realize choosing the proper diagnostic instruments can be challenging. As a professional, you understand what you need to do your job effectively, but with more than 700 model options in our EENT catalog, the browsing experience can sometimes be confusing. Our goal was to greatly simplify the process. Our new online builder tools do just that!

By: Cindy Maley / Product Manager

Proscope is the brand for our line of institutional grade line of stethoscopes: economical diagnostic instruments designed for general exam use. Introduced over a quarter century ago, they remain the best-selling, most recognized brand in the acute care, extended care, and student markets. With seven distinct models and 21 colors, which one is right for you?

By: Cindy Maley / Product Manager

As the U.S. population has grown, not just in numbers but in physical size, so too has the need for an extra-large cuff. According to statistics from the National Institutes of Health, just over 1/3 of the population is technically obese (which they define as a BMI over 25). An estimated 15.5 million of those may be morbidly obese with BMIs over 40.

By: Marc Blitstein / President & CEO

now, most of us know that October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. With a quarter of a million new cases diagnosed each year in the U.S. alone, it is likely we are all touched in one way or another by this terrible disease. We’re proud to do our small part by contributing annually to the American Cancer Society, Komen, and other worthy causes.

By: Marc Blitstein / President & CEO

I am very excited to announce the launch of our expanded line of EENT products, also known as physical exam instruments. It is a category we’ve been working on for years. The new line of 3.5V instruments includes Otoscopes, Ophthalmoscopes, a Throat Illuminator, and a Dermascope in a variety of platforms, like portable sets, desk sets, and wall mounted modular systems.

By: Cindy Maley / Product Manager

Study after study has demonstrated the value of regularly monitoring your blood pressure at home. The 2013 WHO paper on hypertension urges home measurement. But how do you go about selecting an instrument when there are literally dozens of brands and hundreds of models of home BP monitors from which to choose? We offer advice on finding the one that’s right for you.

By: Marc Blitstein / President & CEO

According to new research published in the AHA’s journal Hypertension, home blood pressure monitoring kits can saving insurance companies money by improving healthcare quality and reducing healthcare costs. Researchers found that for each dollar invested in home monitoring kits, insurance companies could expect a return on investment of $.85 to $3.75 in the first year.

By: Marc Blitstein / President & CEO

Okay, blood pressure probably isn’t that much fun, and hypertension is downright somber. But just because this key vital sign is serious doesn’t mean the device that measures BP – the sphygmomanometer – can’t be fun. So say hello to our new Designer Cuff series, five prints that can help put a smile on the face of even the most harried practitioner or nervous patient.

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