Medical Devices & Tech

Medwave, Inc.

4382 Round Lake Road West
St. Paul, MN 55112-3923 USA
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Research Sector Medical Devices & Tech

Summary Description Non-invasive, blood pressure measurement and monitoring systems.

Management Frank A. Katarow, President and CEO; Ramon L. Burton, CFO; Ms. Teresa Kalinowsky, VP of Fin.

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Keywords: blood pressure, monitoring, cardiology, Cardiology, cardiac, heart


Updated: Apr. 01, 2013


Medwave develops, manufactures and distributes sensor-based, non-invasive blood pressure measurement and monitoring systems and related technologies.......view more

Products / Services

Medwave's non-invasive blood pressure monitoring products include the Primo and Vasotrac hand-held monitors. Primo is a portable wrist-based non-invasive spot blood pressure measurement system and can......view more

Technology / Differentiation

Products utilize the company's proprietary algorithms and sensors, which analyze the pressure waveforms to calculate the systolic, diastolic, mean pressure readings, and pulse rate approximately every...view more

Market / Customers

The company's products are designed for use in hospitals, clinics, doctor's offices and almost anywhere else blood pressure monitoring takes place. Medwave has the required technology clearances to m......view more


Medwave works with leading group purchasing organizations (GPOs), including Novation, Broadlane, Amerinet (including AllHealth), Mayo Foundation, Tenet Healthcare and Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth...view more

Revenue / Funding

Medwave announced in February 2006 that it received over $4.4 million in capital funding that was led by H&Q Healthcare Investors and H&Q Life Sciences Investors. Medwave will use the cash to fuel gro...view more


In June 2006, Medwave announced that it has submitted a 510(k) application to the FDA for its Fusion Non-Invasive Patient Monitor System with Vital Signs Options. In February 2006, Medwave received FD...view more