By: Cindy Maley / Product Manager

Almost everyone knows that blood pressure is one of the most important measurements in medicine. Every time a patient visits a physician's office or hospital, blood pressure is one of the first vitals taken. Since blood pressure plays such a key role in maintaining overall health, we’ll review the basics of blood pressure and some of the terminology used in its measurement.

By: Michael Falco / Quality Manager

You hear it on the news all the time, some product has been recalled from the market due to a defect or safety concern. It touches each of us, from concern over the foods we eat to the consumer products we purchase. One of the most effective ways of combating potential defects and non-conformities is with test protocols and equipment that ensures a higher level of quality.

By: Marc Blitstein / President & CEO

Warranty coverage can, and should, be an important consideration when making a purchase decision, particularly on bigger-ticket items where replacement costs are relatively high. But, buyers beware: a warranty isn’t always worth the paper it’s written on. First and foremost, you need to know a little something about the company issuing the warranty.

By: Cindy Maley / Product Manager

May was established as National Hypertension Education Month and for good reason: the statistics are alarming. Nearly 1/3 of U.S. adults – 68 million of us – suffer from high blood pressure, also known as hypertension. The good news is hypertension can be controlled and even prevented. But first we must understand what we can do to lower our values.

By: Marc Blitstein / President & CEO

One of the most common questions we get here at ADC is how to choose the stethoscope that’s’ right for you. In general there is no one scope that’s “right” for any particular healthcare professional. It’s more of a well-choreographed dance, one that balances performance, comfort, technology, budget, and style. In the end, it really comes down to personal choice.

By: Marc Blitstein / President & CEO

Welcome, thanks for visiting our site and the blog at adctoday.com. We envision our blog as a place to share information about all things related to core diagnostic and personal products for healthcare. Whether it be tips and tricks on getting the most out of your diagnostic instrument, to celebrating the latest developments in vitals monitoring, we want to hear from you.

Pages