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Q Core Launches Innovative Multi-therapy Infusion Delivery Pump System

Sapphire volumetric infusion pump provides a highly accurate, safe and reliable system for hospital and home use

Israel: October 20, 2011 - Q Core Medical, a leading developer of medical infusion delivery systems, today announced the Sapphire multi-therapy infusion delivery pump system. Offering high-end volumetric pump functionality in a compact and lightweight form, Sapphire provides a complete solution for varied clinical uses in hospital, institutional and ambulatory care settings. Available for order now, the Sapphire will be officially introduced at the MEDICA Show in Dusseldorf, Germany, November 16-19, 2011 – hall 11/B22.

Sapphire is based on Q Core’s original pump, which has been available in Europe since 2009. It leverages patented Q Core Flow Control Technology to provide an exceptionally accurate, safe and reliable infusion delivery system. The Q Core technology enables it to be as accurate as syringe pumps in all ranges. It reduces the number of moving parts required, thus improving reliability and extending each unit’s life cycle.

Versatile solution designed for dynamic health care environment
Featuring a unique color touch screen akin to mobile data devices, the Sapphire pump is versatile and easy to use. Touch-screen indication and control of treatment parameters, and varied alarm notifications, enable caregivers to efficiently implement diverse treatments and programs, with maximum ease, speed and patient safety.

The Sapphire multi-therapy pump is the flagship product in a line that also includes dedicated models for TPN, PCA, epidural and drug-specific delivery. Standing out in the market, the Sapphire family satisfies a wide range of increasingly challenging drug delivery needs and is readily adaptable to evolving clinical requirements.

“To meet today’s complex drug delivery requirements, while cutting costs, and without compromising safety, hospitals and ambulatory care providers need a single infusion delivery solution that is versatile and quickly adaptable,” said Dr. Boaz Eitan, CEO and Chairman of Q Core Medical. “Sapphire answers this need by providing a comprehensive, flexible platform for multiple therapies. It is easy for caregivers to use, minimizing training and helping maximize patient safety. In addition, our unique technology minimizes maintenance requirements and ensures a low cost of ownership.”

“We designed Sapphire to be easily adaptable to different needs, with an eye to evolving trends in the industry,” continued Dr. Eitan. “It enables hospitals to protect their investment by continuing to leverage their Sapphire infusion pumps long into the future.”

To this end, Sapphire features built-in extra slots for all forms of connectivity, pump locator and other smart capabilities, as well as software that can be easily adapted and upgraded.

About Q Core
Privately owned, Q Core Medical is the innovation leader in medical infusion delivery systems. As a medical device company totally focused on the medical infusion pump market, Q Core continuously invests in R&D to develop the most versatile, accurate and reliable infusion pump systems available. Based on proprietary, patented technology, Q Core delivers multi-therapy and dedicated infusion pump systems and disposables (sets) for hospital and ambulatory care environments. Q Core’s infusion pump systems improve drug delivery safety for patients and medical staff and offer outstanding reliability and low-cost maintenance that together ensure a low total cost of ownership. The platform is adaptable to changing regulatory, connectivity and other market requirements, enabling hospitals to be confident of long-term value from their infusion pump investment. Q Core has a fast-growing worldwide sales and distribution network, with professional representation in all major markets. Visit www.qcore.com.