Accumetrics Achieves ISO 13485 Medical Device CertificationBy Accumetrics Inc., PRNE
Wednesday, January 6, 2010
SAN DIEGO, January 7 - Accumetrics, Inc., developer and marketer of the VerifyNow(R) System, the
first rapid and easy-to-use diagnostic system for measuring an individual's
response to multiple antiplatelet agents, announced today that the Company
has received a certificate of registration to ISO 13485: 2003, the Quality
Management System, a standard developed by the International Organization for
Standardization for medical device manufacturers.
"We are extremely pleased to achieve certification to the ISO 13485:2003
standard, demonstrating our commitment to quality," said Timothy I. Still,
President and CEO of Accumetrics. "With achievement of this important
milestone, we can aggressively pursue our ambitious growth strategies and
international expansion plans for 2010."
About Accumetrics (www.accumetrics.com)
Accumetrics is committed to advancing medical understanding of platelet
function and enhancing quality of care for patients receiving antiplatelet
therapies by providing industry-leading and widely accessible diagnostic
tests for rapid platelet function assessment.
Accumetrics' VerifyNow System is the first rapid and easy to use platform
for measuring an individual's response to multiple antiplatelet agents.
Addressing every major antiplatelet drug, including FDA-cleared products for
aspirin, P2Y12 inhibitors (e.g. prasugrel (Effient(R)) and clopidogrel
(Plavix(R))), and the GP IIb/IIIa inhibitors (e.g. ReoPro(R) and
Integrilin(R)), the VerifyNow System provides a valuable tool to help
physicians make more informed treatment decisions.
The Accumetrics logo and VerifyNow are registered trademarks of
Accumetrics, Inc. ReoPro is a registered trademark of Centocor, Inc.
Integrilin is a registered trademark of Millennium Pharmaceuticals. Plavix is
a registered trademark of Sanofi-Aventis. Effient is a registered trademark
of Eli Lilly and Company.
CONTACT: Megan Rusnack Lippert/Heilshorn & Associates +1-212-838-3777 email@example.com Timothy I. Still President and CEO Accumetrics +1-858-404-8260 firstname.lastname@example.org
Megan Rusnack of Lippert/Heilshorn & Associates, +1-212-838-3777, mrusnack at lhai.com; or Timothy I. Still, President and CEO of Accumetrics, +1-858-404-8260, press at accumetrics.com
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