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VA Technical Reference Model v 24.4

BreathLab Performance Test System (PTS)
BreathLab Performance Test System (PTS) Technology

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Technologies must be operated and maintained in accordance with Federal and Department security and privacy policies and guidelines. More information on the proper use of the TRM can be found on the TRM Proper Use Tab/Section.

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Description: The BreathLab Performance Test System (PTS) is the software component of the Nellcor Puritan Bennett PTS 2000 testing system. This technology is designed to support the repair, calibration, and certification of respiratory care products and other devices that require periodic performance verification. This technology allows users remote control over the PTS 2000 testing equipment which records breath pressure, flow, and volume, oxygen concentration, and other respiratory metrics.

Trending data and graphics generated by this technology may be printed or saved to the user`s local drive. This technology does not utilize a database.

Note: At the time of writing, there is no dedicated vendor product website for this technology.
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: Technology 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 v22.1
Decision Date: 01/25/2022 at 00:46:12 UTC
Introduced By: TRM Request
Vendor Name: Medtronic
- The information contained on this page is accurate as of the Decision Date (01/25/2022 at 00:46:12 UTC).