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

11/06/2019

Health o meter® Professional Scales Announces the Launch of the Patient Transfer Scale

Health o meter® Professional Scales introduces an innovative technology to weigh immobile and unconscious patients. The Patient Transfer Scale is a transfer board with a built-in medical scale that provides a weight measurement when transferring a patient.  The value of this product becomes apparent when a quick and accurate weight is required for a time-critical patient.  All departments can benefit from the Patient Transfer Scale, particularly Stroke Units, Emergency Rooms, Intensive Care Units and Pediatrics.

10/01/2019

Health o meter® Professional Scales Announces KG Only Waist High Digital Scale

Health o meter® Professional Scales announces a KG only version of the 499KL Waist High Digital Scale. The new 499KG only displays weight in kilograms, offering a weigh easier option for providers standardizing on metric only measurements  and want the security of a scale with no pounds (LB) unit of measure. The Hold/Release, Tare, and BMI operating functions remain on the new 499KG, as well as the low profile platform and waist high display that require minimal office space.

09/20/2019

Health o meter® Professional Scales Introduces Height Rod Redesign

Health o meter® Professional Scales announces an enhanced height rod design for the 1100KLHR scale and PROPLUSROD accessory. These products will now feature the Health o meter® Professional 201HR height rod along with simple, weigheasier® mounting brackets. The 201HR features a durable height rod construction and an easy-slide headpiece that allows caregivers to quickly and effortlessly measure and read a patient’s height.

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.