Redsense founder and CEO Patrik Byhmer is member of the IEC committee.
He was one of the driving forces behind the IEC Public Available Specification (PAS) 63023, which was publicly introduced in 2017.
The specification focuses on communication between dialysis machine and external blood loss alarm. If the dialysis machine follows this specification as well it allows both devices to connect and communicate. This means that when blood is detected, the blood flow will be stopped automatically.
This is a big step ahead in terms of patient safety. Not only does the alarm offer piece of mind that the needles are monitored, but the blood pump will stop automatically, and thus minimizing blood loss.