Mindray Medical International Limited, a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of medical devices worldwide, today announced that it has recently received gold recognition for the Mindray V Series patient monitoring system in the prestigious 2011 Medical Device Excellence Award (MDEA) competition. The competition is a premier awards program for the medical technology community – product candidates are uated on the basis of design and engineering features that improve healthcare delivery, change traditional medical practices, and provide enhanced benefits to patients. The Mindray V Series patient monitoring system is an all new scalable platform that focuses on the clarity and continuity of data at a single point of care. This solution is the result of research focused on identifying the unique challenges of critical care and other high acuity environments. The V Series has been conceived, tested and proven in a true environment by the end-users who understand the complexities and workflows. It addresses the need for more effective care without information overload and unnecessary alarms; it simply focuses on the most critical information. This advanced monitoring system provides the market with a unique blend of familiar parameters and a sustainable platform enabling the potential for future expansion required by today’s global healthcare institutions. The V Series V21 and V12 patient monitoring system has the flexibility and adaptability needed for clinicians’ changing environments and provides the users with an advanced device anywhere in their facilities. The system also provides immediate connectivity through its thread-safe VAccess application, bringing the user in touch with patient data streams, such as electronic medical records, at a single location, without compromising the monitoring of patients. The V Series delivers a modernised user interface that is consistent, predictable and intuitive. These vital product qualities are finally being brought to the medical arena and the benefits of this innovative product will be realized by both healthcare providers as well as patients.