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Stay informed with Health o meter® Professional company news and product announcements.

07/19/2019

Health o meter® Professional’s Best Selling 500KL Now Available in KG-Only Version

Health o meter® Professional Scales introduces the 500KG, a KG-only version of the best-selling 500KL Eye Level Digital Scale. Though the current 500KL scale can be locked into pounds or kilograms, the 500KG is manufactured without a LB/KG button and only displays weight in kilograms. Facilities standardizing on metric only measurements and providers requiring KG only scales will appreciate the security of utilizing a scale without a pounds (LB) option.

05/31/2019

Health o meter® Professional Scales Introduces New KG-Only Scales

Health o meter® Professional Scales launched additional new models to its extensive line of kilogram only scales. Always striving to make things weigh easier for healthcare providers, Health o meter® Professional Scales developed these KG only products for facilities standardizing on metric only measurements. The newly released KG only models include:  597KG, 599KG, 600KG, and 752KG. KG only versions of the popular “BT” wireless and ELEVATE models are also available as 600KG-BT, ELEVATE-KG, and ELEVATE-KG-BT.

04/25/2019

Health o meter® Professional Scales Receives Healthy Lifestyles, Healthy Communities 2018 Award by Henry Schein Medical

Health o meter® Professional Scales was recently awarded for its support of the Henry Schein Healthy Lifestyles, Healthy Communities program at the Henry Schein Medical National Sales Meeting in Aurora, CO.  This community-based healthcare program promotes access to health care and provides free medical and dental services for underserved children and their caregivers in cities across the United States. Health o meter Professional products were provided to FQHC (Federal Qualified Health Centers) for use in health screenings nationally.

04/23/2019

Health o meter® Professional Scales Publishes New White Paper

Health o meter® Professional Scales continues its commitment to thought leadership with the release of a new white paper, “Evaluating Patient Height: Ultrasonic Measuring Stations vs. Mechanical Stadiometers”.  With accurate height measurements playing a vital role in the quality of patient care, the white paper explores the results of independent research to confirm whether ultrasonic measuring stations are as accurate as mechanical height rods in the presence of real-world variables.

03/07/2019

Health o meter® Professional Scales Announces New Pediatric Scales with Height Rods

Health o meter® Professional Scales now offers pediatric tray scales with digital or mechanical height rods.  Developed to make the practitioner’s workflow weigh easier, these new products allow practitioners to measure infant weight and height in one location. This efficient measuring process also provides a more comfortable experience for the pediatric patient.  For providers already utilizing Health o meter® Professional pediatric scales, height rod options are available as add-ons.

02/26/2019

Health o meter® Professional Scales celebrates 100 Year Anniversary and weigheasier® Culture with company video

Health o meter® Professional Scales announces a new company video in celebration of the Health o meter® Professional brand’s 100 year anniversary and the company’s weigheasier® culture. This new video highlights the company’s unique strengths and its weigheasier business philosophy. Viewers will get a behind-the-scenes look at the Illinois based headquarters and get to know the Health o meter® Professional Scales family that provides the company’s industry leading products and support.

02/06/2019

Health o meter® Professional Scales Launches Talking Floor Scales

Health o meter® Professional Scales introduces a talking digital floor scale available in two versions; the 894KLT with a 400 lb /180 kg capacity and the 895KLT with a higher 550 lb / 250 kg capacity. Ideal for the visually impaired, these bilingual scales announce the weight measurement in English or Spanish. The superior design of the platform does not require additional carpet feet and outperforms all leading brands during use on carpet.

12/18/2018

New Portable Digital Chair Scale from Health o meter® Professional Scales

Health o meter® Professional Scales introduces the new 596KL Portable Digital Chair Scale. With its lightweight frame and four casters, this new chair scale is very easy to move to a patient’s location. Providers will also appreciate the scale’s convenient storage features which include the folding seat back and armrests. The scale features a 600 lb / 270 kg capacity that provides flexibility to weigh almost any patient. The 596KL can provide Body Mass Index (BMI) as well as Body Surface Area (BSA) information to help providers with health assessment and medication dosing.

11/26/2018

Health o meter® Professional Scales Receives Award from Attainia

Health o meter® Professional Scales was named one of Attainia’s top 20 performing brands for the month of October! This award recognizes suppliers for their outstanding performance with the Attainia planning community. As an Attainia supplier, Health o meter® Professional Scales helps third-party planners and hospital systems select healthcare equipment that is designed for patients and the providers and institutions that care for them. To learn more about Attainia visit www.attainia.com.

11/12/2018

Select Health o meter® Professional Scales Now Available with Pelstar Wireless Technology

Health o meter® Professional Scales announces that its line of platform and wheelchair scales are now available with Pelstar wireless technology. With internal wireless components, no external hardware is required to attach to the scale. Utilizing Pelstar wireless technology, these scales transmit data to Welch Allyn® Connex® devices or Windows® PCs. The extensive operating functions of the scales remain standard, including LB /KG Lock Out, Tare, Recall, and more.