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ARKON Receives Silver Award at 2014 Medical Design Excellence Awards
[July 01, 2014]

ARKON Receives Silver Award at 2014 Medical Design Excellence Awards

SNOQUALMIE, Wash. --(Business Wire)--

Spacelabs Healthcare's Anesthesia Delivery System, ARKON™, received the Medical Design Excellence Awards Silver Winner in Critical-Care and Emergency Medicine Products at the 17th Annual MDEA Ceremony earlier this month.

MDEA is a design competition recognizing the achievements of medical device manufacturers and their suppliers in the development of cutting-edge products that improve patient healthcare and transform medical technology.

"ARKON is a prime example of how our team develops solutions based on strong clinical feedback," said Nicholas Ong, Spacelabs President. "Partnering with Design Concepts helped us bring life to ARKON's design and deliver unique capabilities that no other company has brought to anesthesia delivery."

Beyond its distinguished exterior appearance, ARKON™ is unique in its attention to how anesthesiologists work. Through its office and clinical sides, it was designed to improve the user experience and provide anesthesiologists the maximum in functionality, comfort and control. With an expandable clinical console offering a wide-angle view of the clinical setting and enhancements not previously available in the perioperative environment, ARKON™ focuses on the clinician so they can focus on their patient.

Do you know ARKON™? Discover what sets this anesthesia system apart in this video.

To learn more about Spacelabs Healthare's solutions, visit

About Spacelabs Healthcare, Inc.

Spacelabs Healthcare, Inc.(, a wholly-owned subsidiary of OSI Systems (News - Alert), Inc., is an international developer, manufacturer and distributor of medical equipment and services including solutions for patient monitoring and connectivity, anesthesia delivery and ventilation, diagnostic cardiology and supplies and accessories selling to hospitals, clinics and physician offices. The Company has offices in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, China, India and Singapore and distribution partners in more than 100 countries around the world.

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Such statements include information regarding the Company's expectations, goals or intentions about the future, including, but not limited to, statements regarding the performance of the Company's products. The actual results may differ materially from those described in or implied by any forward-looking statement. Other important factors are set forth in the Securities and Exchange Commission filings of OSI Systems, Inc. All forward-looking statements speak only as of the date made, and we undertake no obligation to update these forward-looking statements.

About Design Concepts

Founded in 1967, Design Concepts is a full-service product design, development and innovation consulting company based in Madison, Wis., and San Francisco. With research, design, engineering and prototyping capabilities, Design Concepts helps companies address a challenge or business opportunity with evocative, grounded and actionable solutions. For more information, visit

About Medical Design Excellence Awards

The Medical Design Excellence Awards are presented by UBM Canon (News - Alert), the global advanced manufacturing and medtech authority, and by Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry (MD+DI), the industry's central source for late breaking news, information, and business intelligence. The 2014 Medical Design Excellence Awards are sponsored by: K-Tube Technologies; Medical Packaging Community; Phillips-Medisize; Proto Labs; Stellar Technologies (News - Alert); and Teleflex Medical OEM. Visit for more info or e-mail

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