Metro Expands Broad Portfolio of Point-of-Care Computing Products at HIMSS11

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Major Announcements Include the Unveiling of MetroMount™ Wall Arm and an Industry-Leading Warranty for Mobile Computing Workstations and Power Solutions

MetroMount Wall Arm

Building on Metro's already strong service promise, our MetroMount Wall Arm arrives with a lifetime guarantee and easy instillation, delivering an effective investment in any facility's point-of-care strategy.

Metro, a world leader in providing technology, storage and transport solutions for healthcare facilities, today announced at the HIMSS11 Healthcare IT Conference and Exhibition that it has entered the fixed point-of-care computing marketplace with the introduction of the MetroMount™ Wall Arm. Available for viewing at Metro booth (#3437), the MetroMount Wall Arm is the latest addition to Metro’s expansive product line comprised of point-of-care computing, medication management and clinical product solutions.

Featuring a reliable and robust design, the MetroMount Wall Arm provides point-of-care computing workstations with the ultimate ergonomic solution, enabling arm adjustments with a single-handed motion from a seated to standing position and vertical adjustment. Ideal for sharing between two patient beds, the MetroMount Wall Arm’s durable design is also capable of supporting a 22”+ monitor and a total weight of 40 pounds—more than any other wall-mounted arm available.

“We are entering the fixed point-of-care marketplace in response to customer demands for solutions that complement our industry-leading mobile computing workstations and medication management solutions,” said Rob Sobie, vice president of healthcare marketing at Metro. “Building on Metro’s already strong service promise, our MetroMount Wall Arm arrives with a lifetime guarantee and easy installation—ensuring that this product, along with our broad portfolio of our healthcare products—delivers an effective investment in any facility’s point-of-care strategy.”

Metro also today unveiled a new warranty for mobile computing workstations and power solutions that includes five-year coverage for mechanical components and two-year coverage on electrical components for DC mobile computing workstations. In addition, Metro’s Li-Nano battery is covered for an industry-leading three years.

In addition to unveiling the MetroMount Wall Arm at HIMSS11, Metro will also be showcasing live demonstrations and products for every facility and department at the booth, ranging from mobile telehealth and automated medication dispensing solutions to clinical documentation and specialized procedure carts. Onsite demonstrations will focus on advanced bedside medication management, diverse point-of-care computing solutions and integrated telehealth solutions.

For more information on Metro and its diverse breadth of healthcare products at HIMSS11, visit http://www.metro.com/HIMSS.

About Metro
For more than 80 years, Metro has been the world’s leading manufacturer of technology, storage and transport products in commercial products, food service, healthcare and consumer products. Committed to understanding the needs of customers and channel partners, Metro provides complete solutions that optimize space, improve workflow and ensure overall safety. InterMetro (Metro) is a division of Emerson.

About Emerson
Emerson, based in St. Louis, Missouri (USA), is a global leader in bringing technology and engineering together to provide innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and consumer markets through its network power, process management, industrial automation, climate technologies, and tools and storage businesses. Sales in fiscal 2010 were $21 billion. For more information, visit htpp://http://www.emerson.com.

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