Coconut Grove, Fla.-based InnoMed makes non-invasive ventilation and continuous positive airway pressure masks. Parker Medical, based in Highlands Ranch, Colo., makes tips for endotracheal tubes. IntuBrite makes laryngoscopes and is based in Vista, Calif.
Lake Forest, Ill.-based Salter Labs makes respiratory therapy devices for the home and healthcare provider markets.
“With these acquisitions, Salter offers a wide range of innovative, clinically-preferred airway management products that deliver improved outcomes and delight clinicians. They continue Salter’s tradition of products designed at the bedside to improve patient safety and comfort,” CEO Greg Pritchard said in prepared remarks.
“Salter’s strength in respiratory care and long-standing commitment to improving patient satisfaction were the perfect fit for InnoMed’s products. The innovative designs of our masks have been recognized by patients as more comfortable, allowing them to receive and maintain the therapy they need. I’m excited that Salter will help many more patients benefit in hospitals and at home,” added InnoMed president Shara Hernandez.
“We designed our laryngoscopes with a patented UV/LED lighting technology to deliver superior visualization and a premium feel compared to legacy products in pre-hospital and hospital settings. IntuBrite’s disposable products improve infection control and save costs by eliminating reuse and reprocessing. Our video laryngoscopes utilize the technique and feel of direct endotracheal intubation to ease the transition from standard-lighted laryngoscopes to video. Expanding IntuBrite’s commercial channel is the best way to bring our technology to as many organizations as possible, and Salter’s focused, national sales force convinced me they were the best company to do so,” founder Bob Hicks said in a press release.
“Parker’s Flex-Tip endotracheal tubes are designed to improve the ease, speed, accuracy, and safety of intubation by preventing hang-ups on airway anatomy. I’m honored to partner with Salter to advance the state of intubation, worldwide,” founder Dr. Jeff Parker said.