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Medica 2019 – seca impresses with new product solutions in the areas of integration, body composition and software

The worldwide market leader focuses on future sustainability, optimized workflows and patient safety.

- Guaranteed integration capacity for more patient safety, a new software solution for quick data access and individual product configuration for more orientation towards user needs – these promises are seca’s focal point of this year’s Medica. With product innovations from the categories Coreline, mBCA (medical Body Composition Analysis) and software, seca emphasizes the aspiration to now only develop user-oriented scales and length measuring systems, but also lives up to its role as worldwide market leader in innovative software and system providers. From 11/18 to 11/21/2019, Medica 2019 visitors can see for themselves the benefits of the new product solutions at seca’s booth (hall 12, booth...


seca launches EMR validated line of column scales designed specifically for the North American market

The MedTec company offers the perfect combination of precision, future-proof technology and cost efficiency – without compromising quality

- 40 percent of women, 35 percent of men and already 17 percent of children and adolescents in the United States are obese. The importance of regular measurement and weighing thus becomes indispensable for prevention of and the fight against obesity. At the same time, cost-efficiency is becoming a main driver for medical facilities when purchasing new scales and measuring systems. Until now, healthcare providers often had to compromise in precision, quality or patient safety when they look for a cost-efficient scale. seca's new line of column scales offers the combination with the highest quality, patient security and optimized workflows at competitive price points – specifically designed to...


IHRSA 2019 – Medical BIA from seca sets new standards in medical fitness industry

The world market leader seca turns body composition analysis into a business booster

- seca, the German world market leader in medical measuring systems and scales, is expanding its position in the medical fitness industry. Particularly with the measurement of body composition by means of Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis (BIA), seca has a clear advantage in this growing market. The seca medical Body Composition Analyzer (mBCA) is the only BIA device that is fully medically validated (1) and thus offers optimal conditions for personalized training and monitoring programs. At the International Health, Racquet and Sports club Association (IHRSA) 2019 (March 13-16, 2019) in San Diego, California, visitors will learn about potential business models based on this kind of validated...


Global medical societies define reduced muscle mass as an independent criterion for diagnosis of malnutrition

Validated BIA from seca conforms to consensus on diagnostic methods

- The international societies ASPEN, ESPEN, FELANPE and PENSA established the Global Leadership Initiative in Malnutrition (GLIM) to build a worldwide consensus for diagnostic criteria for malnutrition. The consensus report published in September 2018 elevates reduced muscle mass to one of the decisive, independent evaluation criteria used in the diagnosis of malnutrition. seca welcomes this step, which the company sees as validation of its advocacy of improved diagnosis and treatment of malnutrition.


16th international branch: seca opens Benelux office

German medical technology company to build on successful projects in viable Benelux markets

- Right on the heels of the November opening of the seca | lietuva site, the market leader in medical measuring systems and scales has opened its 16th international subsidiary seca | benelux. The company sees great potential in the progressive healthcare sector in Benelux countries and opportunities for sales, particularly of its EMR-ready and digital measuring solutions.


seca opens development site in Lithuania

- seca, the global market leader in medical measuring systems and scales, is opening its 15th branch in the Lithuanian capital of Vilnius. With the establishment of the first site dedicated to development only, seca is driving forward its digital transformation from a scale manufacturer to a software and system provider. seca will first hire 10 IT specialists to develop a new software solution that will take seca into new medical business fields. The team is expected to grow to 25 employees by 2021.


World Obesity Day 2018 –

"The improvement in body composition is more important than weight loss alone."

- On the occasion of World Obesity Day 2018 (October 11th), a current representative survey contracted by seca, the leading manufacturer of medical measuring systems and scales, shows that nearly three-quarters (72%) of respondents (with BMI 30 and higher) have attempted to lose weight, but only 14% have been able to reach their goal and maintain their weight. Reasons for failure included lack of persistence (40%), frustration when success does not come as quickly as desired (39%) and not believing in one's ability to succeed (28%).