NEW PRAGUE, Minn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Electromed, Inc. (NYSE MKT:ELMD) today announced the expansion of its
SmartVest SQL Airway Clearance System product line to include new
SmartVest garment and SQL generator colors, offering patients with
chronic impaired airway clearance more opportunities to personalize
their HFCWO therapy experience. The expanded SmartVest garment and SQL
generator colors will debut at the North American Cystic Fibrosis
Conference in Orlando, Florida, October 27 – 29, 2016.
SmartVest garment. Now in seven designs, including green
camouflage, pink camouflage, and black, the SmartVest features
Velcro-like closures, soft-touch fabric, and a single-hose design to
make treatment easy and comfortable.
SmartVest SQL generator. The lightest HFCWO generator on the
market is now available in four unique colors to fit a patient’s
personal style: blue, red, bright blue, and gray.
“The SmartVest and SQL color expansion provides greater customization of
one’s HFCWO therapy to promote patient satisfaction, which ultimately
encourages therapy adherence,” commented Kathleen Skarvan, President and
Chief Executive Officer of Electromed. “We’re proud to stand by our
commitment to continued innovation by delivering market-driven HFCWO
With the expansion to seven garment colors and four generator enclosure
colors, patients receive a greater opportunity to uniquely customize
their SmartVest system. Higher personalization can positively influence
satisfaction with therapy and may improve adherence, along with the
SmartVest’s ease of use, ergonomic comfort, and lifestyle convenience.
The new color selection is marketed for domestic homecare use only. The
SmartVest system is designed to promote airway clearance and enhance
bronchial drainage through high frequency chest wall oscillation
(HFCWO), a proven clinical therapy that helps clear the lungs of excess
secretions, reducing the risk of respiratory infections and
hospitalizations. Airway clearance therapies must be consistently
followed to have their intended benefit, and as with any treatment, poor
adherence can compromise its effectiveness.
About Electromed, Inc.
Electromed manufactures, markets, and sells products that provide airway
clearance therapy, including the SmartVest® Airway Clearance
System, to patients with compromised pulmonary function. It is
headquartered in New Prague, Minnesota and founded in 1992. Further
information about the Company can be found at www.smartvest.com.
Alan Mueller, 952-758-9299