OSI Systems' elance Patient Monitors Selected for Chilean Miner Special Care Unit


HAWTHORNE, Calif. - OSI Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: OSIS), a vertically-integrated provider of specialized electronic products for critical applications in the Security and Healthcare industries, today announced that its Spacelabs Healthcare division's elance(TM) line of patient monitors played a vital role following the rescue of the 33 Chilean miners who were trapped underground for 69 days. The multidisciplinary team providing care for the miners used the elance patient monitors to track the vital signs of the miners during their stay in Chile's Hospital de Copiapo.

Deepak Chopra, President and CEO of OSI Systems, stated, "We are proud that our elance patient monitors were employed during this critical rescue operation. The elance patient monitor is a versatile ultra lightweight design that weighs less than six pounds, internally powered on rechargeable batteries, and can be used in a broad range of hospital settings."

About elance Patient Monitors

The elance family of integrated patient monitors offers high-performance monitoring of essential parameters. The ultra bright color widescreen presents clear visualization of up to five waveforms and seven numeric display zones. The touchscreen user interface with a single level menu provides quick, simplified operation and all models provide 120 hours of trends. The slim design and lightweight features allow the elance monitors to be easily used in the most crowded bedside environments. All elance monitors will run for up to five hours on their powerful, internal lithium-ion battery.

About OSI Systems, Inc.

OSI Systems, Inc. is a vertically integrated designer and manufacturer of specialized electronic systems and components for critical applications in the homeland security, healthcare, defense and aerospace industries. We combine more than 30 years of electronics engineering and manufacturing experience with offices and production facilities in more than a dozen countries to implement a strategy of expansion into selective end product markets. For more information on OSI Systems Inc. or any of its subsidiary companies, visit www.osi-systems.com.

Source: OSI Systems, Inc.

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Ajay Vashishat
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avashishat@osi-systems.com

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