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Here you'll find current press releases and news about our company and innovation topics. Please contact our Public Relations manager with your requests for interviews, medical or technical articles, product information and/or high-resolution photographs. 

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"Global markets and digitalization demand diversification"

Robert Vogel, Managing Director for Sales & Marketing, regarding MEDICA 2017

- Around the world, from Germany and Poland to China, the practicing physicians, clinicians and caregivers who use seca products face the same challenge. Today medical personnel are measured against criteria for efficiency, cost awareness and patient safety. The right solution depends largely on the area of application, the market and a medical facility's particular needs and circumstances. At MEDICA seca presented new products and solutions which have a fitting response to every requirement.


Highest precision in the capture of health data –

seca and Masimo announce partnership

- seca, the world market leader in medical measuring systems and scales, and Masimo, global leader in innovative non-invasive monitoring technologies, are combining their core competencies joining to achieve the highest precision in the capture of health data. The seca medical Vital Signs Analyzer (mVSA) is the first Spot-Check-Monitor that measures the classic vital signs of blood pressure, SpO2, pulse and temperature plus body composition by means of Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis (BIA). Oxygen saturation and pulse are captured by the Masimo Signal Extraction Technology (SET), which guarantees accurate measurements even under difficult conditions. The combination of body composition data...


MEDICA 2017

seca advances digital transformation // Fully integrated system solutions for more safety and efficiency

- Digitalization in the world of medicine is one of the trending topics at MEDICA 2017. From 13 to 16 November in Hall 12 at Stand A63 seca will show how the newest integration solutions in medical measuring and weighing simplify labor and time-consuming procedures and increase efficiency and safety in everyday hospital work. Users can save up to 90 minutes per shift with automated data capture, documentation and archiving.


Prof. Dr. Matthias Pirlich becomes member of mBCA science center Advisory Board

International platform for Medical Body Composition Analysis (mBCA) gains another expert with global reputation in nutrition medicine

- Prof. Dr. Matthias Pirlich is joining the Advisory Board of the mBCA science center whose other members are Prof. Dr. Dr. Anja Bosy-Westphal (Director of the Institute for Applied Nutritional Science and Dietetics at the University of Hohenheim) and Dr. Stephen Wootton (Associate Professor at the University of Southampton). Given his practical experience as chief physician in the internal medicine department at the Evangelical Elisabeth Klinik in Berlin and as General Secretary of the European Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism (ESPEN), Professor Pirlich is recognized as a leading expert with a worldwide reputation in nutrition medicine.


Prof. Dr. Dr. Anja Bosy-Westphal and Dr. Stephen Wootton launch international science center for medical Body Composition Analysis (mBCA)

seca creates platform for scientific knowledge exchange on body composition

- In reaction to the newest research findings and the growing number of nutrition and weight-related illnesses and complications, the medical community is becoming more aware of the significance of medical Body Composition Analysis (mBCA). Under the direction of Prof. Dr. Dr. Anja Bosy-Westphal and Dr. Stephen Wootton, seca is launching the mBCA science center and creating a unique platform for international information exchange at www.medicalbodycomposition.com.


seca opens Asia Pacific branch in Kuala Lumpur

- seca, global market leader in medical measuring systems and scales, opens its 14th international branch office in Kuala Lumpur. In addition to China and Japan, Malaysia is the third country in Asia with its own subsidiary. seca sees great growth potential, particularly in increasing public and private healthcare expenditures and the growing demand for high-quality medical technology products.


Decisive step for outpatient nutrition therapy in oncology –

seca and B. Braun TravaCare rely on validated BIA technology

- seca, the world market leader in medical measuring systems and scales, and B. Braun TravaCare, experts for parenteral nutrition at home, optimize the quality of nutrition medicine follow-up care with the use of validated Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis technology from seca. In the future the nutrition specialists from B. Braun TravaCare will measure patients' health status and nutritional condition in just seconds with the seca mBCA 525 and customize and monitor treatment based on body composition.


The world's first integrated BIA and vital signs measurement from seca is pushing the decline of the Body Mass Index

- Malnutrition, obesity, Type 2 diabetes and all their consequences are among the world's major medical challenges of the 21st century. Nevertheless, the assessment of a patient's state of health and nutritional status is still based on classic vital signs and BMI (Body Mass Index). As critical parameters of body composition are not measured, the opportunities to initiate preventive measures or to optimize treatment remain unused. The seca medical Vital Signs Analyzer (mVSA) compensates for the weaknesses of BMI and increases the potential of non-invasive, ad hoc diagnostics to a completely new level.




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