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VA Technical Reference Model v 23.8

Blood Oxygen Saturation (SpO2) Assistant
Blood Oxygen Saturation (SpO2) Assistant Technology

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Description: Blood Oxygen Saturation (SpO2) Assistant is a Windows-based pulse and blood oxygen monitoring software. This software monitors, reviews, and analyzes SpO2, pulse rate, and Perfusion Index (PI) data collected from pulse oximeters in real-time. Additionally, this software enables users to set alarms for SpO2, freeze waveforms, and generate reports. SpO2 Assistant can sync with Contec pulse oximeter hardware either with a Universal Serial Bus (USB) or wirelessly with Bluetooth. This software is included with compatible Contec pulse oximeter devices.

SpO2 Assistant stores data on the user`s local drive.

Note: Contec does not have a dedicated website for SpO2 Assistant.
Technology/Standard Usage Requirements: Users must ensure their use of this technology/standard is consistent with VA policies and standards, including, but not limited to, VA Handbooks 6102 and 6500; VA Directives 6004, 6513, and 6517; and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards, including Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS). Users must ensure sensitive data is properly protected in compliance with all VA regulations. Prior to use of this technology, users should check with their supervisor, Information Security Officer (ISO), Facility Chief Information Officer (CIO), or local Office of Information and Technology (OI&T) representative to ensure that all actions are consistent with current VA policies and procedures prior to implementation.
Section 508 Information: This technology has not been assessed by the Section 508 Office. The Implementer of this technology has the responsibility to ensure the version deployed is 508-compliant. Section 508 compliance may be reviewed by the Section 508 Office and appropriate remedial action required if necessary. For additional information or assistance regarding Section 508, please contact the Section 508 Office at
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Decision Source: TRM Mgmt Group
Decision Process: One-VA TRM v23.4
Decision Date: 04/05/2023
Introduced By: TRM Request
Vendor Name: Contec Medical Systems
- The information contained on this page is accurate as of the Decision Date (04/05/2023).