PENTAX Medical Singapore Takes Home Endoscopy Product Innovation of the Year Award at the Healthcare Asia Medtech Awards 2023 | Healthcare Asia Magazine
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PENTAX Medical Singapore Takes Home Endoscopy Product Innovation of the Year Award at the Healthcare Asia Medtech Awards 2023

This state-of-the-art video processor is designed to be the bridge for legacy endoscopes to next-level image quality and to be the gateway to tomorrow’s cutting-edge technology in diagnosis and therapy.  

Singapore-based medical technology company PENTAX Medical Singapore Pte Ltd has been recognised for its groundbreaking INSPIRA Video Processor with a prestigious Endoscopy Product Innovation of the Year at the Healthcare Asia Medtech Awards 2023.

The awards programme celebrates companies that have demonstrated excellence in innovation, service delivery, and patient care, as well as those that have made significant advancements in technology, products, and services in the Medtech industry, particularly during the challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.

PENTAX Medical Singapore's INSPIRA Video Processor was acknowledged for its cutting-edge functionalities that combine innovative functionalities in a plug-and-play solution that is easy to use and control through a customisable touch panel. The customisable graphical user interface helps to focus on what is important: the patient.

The INSPIRA video processor from PENTAX Medical Singapore Pte Ltd delivers optimum image quality, with richly detailed imaging up to 4K resolution, high contrasts using Auto HDR, and state-of-the-art digital enhancement with i-scan, making it possible to achieve superior imaging even with endoscopes from earlier generations 1), all powered by an energy-efficient LED light source.

Compatible with two connection types, this video processor also allows upgrading the legacy endoscopy portfolio, including the 90i, i10, J10, 90K, and i10c series endoscopes 1). It also meets the latest imaging standards, enabling healthcare providers to achieve optimal clinical outcomes. The system also provides a future-proof platform for next-generation medical solutions 

PENTAX Medical is no stranger to receiving awards for its innovative solutions and designs. The company has previously won several awards for its innovative solutions and design, including the Red Dot Award in 2015 for its VIVIDEOTM ENT Videoscope Solutions for its unique ergonomic design to improve handling and help patient comfort and second prize in the "Midsized Companies" category at the German Innovation Awards in 2018 for their DECTM Video Duodenoscope ED34i10T2 for its unique disposable design to improve standards of patient hygiene.

In collaboration with University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium, PENTAX Medical’s prototype Red Density system has been awarded the ESGE Innovation of the Year Award 2018. Clinicians at the Department of Gastroenterology at Leuven undertook an evaluation study of this novel software which calculates the endoscopic inflammation in ulcerative colitis (UC). It further demonstrates its commitment to developing innovative solutions that address healthcare providers' needs and contribute to improving patient outcomes.

PENTAX Medical Singapore Pte Ltd is a leading provider of endoscopic products and services, with a focus on developing innovative solutions that improve the standard of patient care and quality of healthcare delivery. It is part of the larger PENTAX Medical organisation, which is headquartered in Japan and has a global presence in more than 120 countries. The company has a long history of innovation in the field of endoscopy, dating back to the 1970s when it introduced the first fiberoptic bronchoscope.

Today, PENTAX Medical Singapore Pte Ltd is at the forefront of the industry, delivering new technologies and solutions that are helping healthcare providers to deliver better care to patients. The company's products include endoscopes, video processors, and other therapeutic devices that are used in a variety of clinical settings, including gastroenterology, pulmonology, nasopharyngology and urology.

1) 90i, i10, J10, 90K and i10c series endoscopes; Not all models are compatible. For details, contact your local PENTAX Medical service facility.

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