WINTER SPRINGS, Fla., May 22, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- IRADIMED CORPORATION (Nasdaq:IRMD), the only known provider of non-magnetic intravenous (IV) infusion pump systems that are designed to be safe for use during magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) procedures, hosted Governor Rick Scott today as he highlighted the Company's success and toured their headquarters and manufacturing facility. Governor Scott also used the event as an opportunity to announce Florida's latest employment figures.
Governor Scott said, "Orlando added the most jobs of all areas in the state, with 47,200 new jobs over the year. The area has seen great economic success as job creation and job demand both are on the rise. Economic growth is happening all over the state as businesses have added 865,600 new jobs since December 2010."
Governor Scott then highlighted IRadimed's success and presented Roger Susi, the Company's President and Chief Executive Officer, with the Governor's Business Ambassador Award, an award that is given to individuals and businesses in recognition of their efforts to create jobs in Florida.
"I am grateful to Governor Scott for his visit highlighting the success of IRadimed. We work each day to apply our best resources to meet the needs of our customers. We are proud to be manufacturing the world's only MRI compatible IV infusion pump in Winter Springs and to be part of Florida's robust biotech and medical device industry. We are pleased to have seen strong demand for our products in recent years and we look forward to continuing our growth in Central Florida," said Mr. Susi.
Florida is home to more than 1,100 biotech, pharmaceutical and medical device companies, multiple world renowned biomedical research institutes, and a foundation of more than 46,000 healthcare establishments that employs 684,000 Floridians.
About IRADIMED CORPORATION
IRADIMED CORPORATION is the only known provider of non-magnetic intravenous ("IV") infusion pump systems that are designed to be safe for use during magnetic resonance imaging ("MRI") procedures. Other electromechanical medical devices and pumps contain magnetic and electronic parts that are potentially dangerous to operate in the presence of the powerful magnet that drives an MRI. Our MRidium 3860+ MRI compatible IV infusion pump system has been designed with non-ferrous parts, ceramic ultrasonic motors, non-magnetic mobile stands and other special features in order to safely and predictably deliver anesthesia and other IV fluids during various MRI procedures. Our pump solution provides a seamless approach to providing IV fluids before, during and after an MRI scan, which is important to critically-ill patients who cannot be removed from their vital medications, and children and infants who must generally be sedated in order to remain immobile during an MRI scan.
MRidium is a trademark of IRADIMED CORPORATION.
For more information please visit www.iradimed.com.
CONTACT: Media Contact: Chris Scott Chief Financial Officer IRADIMED CORPORATION (407) 677-8022 InvestorRelations@iradimed.comSource:IRADIMED CORPORATION