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Members to Benefit from New Agreement Between Amerinet Choice and Exergen Corporation

Amerinet Choice, the private-label and sourcing program of Amerinet Inc., announces a new agreement with Exergen Corporation for temporal artery thermometry products. Effective April 1, 2009, through March 31, 2012, the contract offers Amerinet members significant savings on Exergen products. Exergen creates non-invasive temperature measurement devices providing lower cost, higher accuracy, less invasiveness and greater […]

Renewing the Oldest Vital Sign

Fever was known as a vital sign to ancient Egyptians at least 5000 years ago, using the hand as measuring instrument. Galileo invented the first thermometer 500 years ago. Carl Wunderlich, ‘Father of Clinical Thermometry,’proposed 98.6°F (37°C) as the mean normal temperature 140 years ago. Until very recently we have been taking patients’ temperatures more […]

Exergen Sues Kidz-Med and Others Over Thermometer Patents

Exergen Corporation, headquartered in Watertown, MA, has filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court of Massachusetts against Kidz-Med Inc. of New Paltz, NY, American Scientific Resources, Inc. of Weston, FL, and Techni-Med S.R.L. of Italy, the suppliers of the Thermofocus thermometer, alleging that the defendants have infringed five US patents owned by Exergen. The […]