Bothell, Washington – November 9, 2015 – Verathon® Inc., a leading manufacturer and marketer of imaging and respiratory medical devices, announces its’ support for the World Airway Management Meeting (WAMM). A joint collaboration of the annual scientific meetings of The Difficult Airway Society (DAS) and The Society for Airway Management (SAM), WAMM 2015 will take place in Dublin, Ireland from November 12th-14th.
This joint conference will be the largest meeting of its kind ever held, and offers an eclectic program of lectures and workshops for its delegates, of which Verathon will be a main sponsor. Together with a team of experts, Dr. John A. Pacey – inventor of GlideScope Video Laryngoscope – will be on hand at the Verathon booth to discuss the various benefits video laryngoscopy technology has brought to airway management.
Alongside the main program, Verathon will be hosting a luncheon symposium on Saturday, November 14th. The symposium, entitled “Video Laryngoscopy: The Past, Present and Future”, will explore how video laryngoscopy has transformed airway management over the last decade. A select panel, including Imran Ahmad, MD, Chris Frerk, MD, S. Radhakrishna, MD, and John A. Pacey, MD FRCS(C), will be present to discuss the benefits of video laryngoscopy and the new DAS intubation guidelines. This session will be one of the first opportunities for the delegates to ask two of the co-authors how to implement new guidelines in their department and practice.
Verathon is a global medical device company focused on supporting customers by being their trusted partner, delivering high-quality products that endure over time and ensure clinical and economic utility. Two areas where Verathon has significantly impacted patient care, and become the market leader in each, are bladder volume measurement and airway management. The company’s BladderScan portable ultrasound and GlideScope video laryngoscopy systems effectively address unmet needs for healthcare providers and meaningfully raise the standard of care for patients. Verathon, a subsidiary of Roper Technologies, is headquartered in Bothell, Washington, and has international subsidiaries in Canada, Europe and Asia. For more information, please visit www.verathon.com.
About Roper Technologies
Roper Technologies is a diversified technology company and is a constituent of the S&P 500, Fortune 1000, and the Russell 1000 indices. Roper provides engineered products and solutions for global niche markets, including software information networks, medical, water, energy, and transportation. Additional information about Roper is available on the company’s website at www.ropertech.com.
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