ICU Medical Receives FDA Clearance for New Infusion Pump

It features a large color touch screen and two channels capable of delivering up to four compatible IV medications.

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ICU Medical has received FDA clearance for the Plum Duo infusion pump with LifeShield infusion safety software. The Plum Duo pump and LifeShield software will be available to customers in the U.S. in early 2024.

The Plum Duo pump is the newest addition to ICU Medical's portfolio of infusion devices and builds on the delivery of the unique cassette technology in the Plum 360. It features a large color touch screen with a user interface and two channels capable of delivering up to four compatible IV medications.

LifeShield infusion safety software is a unified cloud-based software suite that provides advanced new tools for comprehensive drug library management. It fosters collaboration by enhancing clinicians' ability to access, process and quickly share information across an entire enterprise or health system.

As a large volume infusion delivery platform, the Plum Duo infusion pump with LifeShield infusion safety software are designed to help improve the safety, accuracy and efficiency of IV medication administration, with benefits including:

  • A 10-inch full-color screen with intuitive user interface with guided touch screen programming that clarifies and differentiates important infusion parameters and alarms to provide easy-to-read near and far views of all parameters.
  • Two channels, with four lines to help enhance responsiveness in quickly changing environments and minimize the footprint in high acuity areas.
  • Unique pumping mechanism allowing for accurate and precise medication delivery.
  • PlumSet cassettes featuring industry-leading ICU Medical Clave needle-free connectors designed to help reduce infection risks.
  • An in-line air trap that helps maintain a closed system and reduce air-in-line alarms.
  • Interoperability built on ICU Medical's industry-leading 15-year history.
  • A cloud-based IV informatics solution that is scalable and can be deployed from a single facility to a health care system with centralized drug library management and reporting.
  • A LifeShield user interface designed in collaboration with pharmacists and nurses, which facilitates efficient content entry, drug library management and collaboration
  • Simplified drug library and firmware deployment, managed from a central location to help ensure devices are consistently updated and pumps are on the most current software version.
  • The LifeShield enterprise ecosystem that will support ICU Medical's road map of future IV pumps.
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