Quality management satisfies global requirements and secures seca competitive advantages
The German and French quality management systems of seca, the leading manufacturer of medical measuring systems and scales, have been certified according to the revised standards ISO 9001 and ISO 13485 in an audit conducted by TÜV-Süd. In addition, the quality management system at seca headquarters in Hamburg received the Medical Device Single Audit Program (MDSAP) certificate. It shows that seca officially satisfies not only the legal requirements in Europe, but also in the USA, Canada, Australia, Japan and Brazil.
seca calls for integrated obesity strategy in OECD countries
Under the motto "What brings us together – moving from diagnosis to action", representatives of the 35 OECD member countries discussed pressing healthcare and economic issues at the OECD Forum in Paris on 29 and 30 May. At the event seca advocated greater clarification and integrated approaches to obesity prevention and care. Forum participants experienced live demonstrations of Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis (BIA) and learned that body composition analysis is a better measure than BMI for optimizing obesity diagnostics and treatment and a critical element in an integrated obesity strategy.
seca launches the fully EMR-ready WLAN baby scale seca 333 i with digital measuring rod
Where infants are concerned, highly precise measurements of weight and length are indispensable. Furthermore, data capture and documentation have to be done quickly so that caregivers can focus on the tiniest patients' safety. These demands for precision, efficiency and patient safety are met by the new wifi enabled baby scale seca 333 i.
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.
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, 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.
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.