PCP-USB Telemedicine Stethoscope Awarded Patent

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RNK Products, Inc. has been awarded a patent covering its PCP-USB Stethoscope by the US Patent Office adding to its portfolio of patents for stethoscopes serving the telemedicine market.

RNK Products, Inc. (RNK) has been awarded a patent covering its PCP-USB Stethoscope by the US Patent Office adding to its portfolio of patents for stethoscopes serving the telemedicine market.

The PCP-USB Stethoscope appears as a plug-n-play USB audio device to a PC, making it a popular choice in the institutional telemedicine market. Plus there are no buttons or dials which make it a simple yet sleek “Grandma Friendly” design that is easy to use by patients in their own home.

“What differentiates the PCP-USB Stethoscope from a typical electronic stethoscope is that it uses stethoscope signal processing software on the PC that elevates it to a telemedicine stethoscope. Since that software is needed for the telemedicine capability, the FDA requires that it be cleared at the same level (Class II) as the stethoscope itself,” states Rich Abbruscato, founder and CEO of RNK.

With its high quality and superior performance, the PCP-USB Stethoscope is included in high-end telemedicine stations and carts offered by the major telemedicine system companies. In the Veterans Administration (VA) health system, it is not only used in hospitals, but its easy-to-use design makes it ideal for the VA’s program for telemedicine into veterans’ homes.

That combination of high performance and ease of use makes the PCP-USB an ideal choice for Telemedicine Web Service’s Concierge Telemedicine system, which offers an affordable, consumer oriented telemedicine system, not just a telephone call with video.

ABOUT RNK PRODUCTS, INC.
Founded in 2003, RNK Products, Inc. specializes in electronic and telephonic stethoscopes, under both its own label Telehealth Technologies, and under private labels used by its Value-Added Resellers. RNK offers a range of stethoscopes to fit any institutional or home telemedicine program.
http://www.rnkproducts.com

ABOUT TELEMEDICINE WEB SERVICES
Telemedicine Web Services is a technology service provider that partners with concierge physicians, industry consultants and concierge converting companies to provide Concierge Telemedicine to patients looking for convenience and flexibility to see their physician in their house, at the office or even on vacation-at an affordable price. Concierge Telemedicine enables physicians to provide their patients with a real examination using easy-to-use FDA approved medical devices with a telemedicine visit.
http://www.concierge-telemedicine.com

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