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Medtronic Shares Ventilation Design Specifications to Accelerate Efforts to Increase Global Ventilator Production @Medtronic

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Medtronic Shares Ventilation Design Specifications to Accelerate Efforts to Increase Global Ventilator Production | Medtronic.

DUBLIN, March 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) —  Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), the global leader in medical technology, today announced it is publicly sharing the design specifications for the Puritan Bennett™ 560 (PB 560) to enable participants across industries to evaluate options for rapid ventilator manufacturing to help doctors and patients dealing with COVID-19. This decision is consistent with the recent FDA Guidance and in accordance with the public health and medical response of governmental agencies globally.

Introduced in 2010, the PB 560 is sold in 35 countries around the world. This ventilator’s ability to be used in a range of care settings, as well as its technology and design, make it a solid ventilation solution for manufacturers, inventors, start-ups, and academic institutions seeking to quickly ramp up ventilator design and production. PB 560 product and service manuals, design requirement documents, manufacturing documents, and schematics are now available at Medtronic.com/openventilator. The PB 560 design specifications are available today, software code and other information will follow shortly.

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2 Comments

  1. Nice to see sharing of this. I hope the providers of parts would also help.

    Also, I was just checking on the progress of the similar projects, looks like some workshop or some organization in turkey did pretty good prototype. Unfortunately i can’t more info just this tweet and short video clip.

    https://twitter.com/Selcuk/status/1244663216313155587

  2. I got on here to ask about an issue with a purchased component form my little project.
    That I see what you are dong with your time, I will ask some other day when this is behind us.

    I used to work for MedTronic, I am proud of them and you for all that you are doing.

    Thanks you for all that you are doing to jump in and do what is needed.
    God bless you all,
    Stay SAFE,
    respectfully,
    Kevin

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