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20 March 20, 2017

Trends in Blood Collection Favor Fewer Phlebotomies, Focus on Patients

By Madeleine Johnson | March 20, 2017 NEW YORK (360Dx) – A vast array of diagnostic tests are run using blood samples, leading to an estimated 350 million needle sticks annually in the US. Although the technology for blood draws has previously remained relatively unchanged for tens, if not hundreds of years, a number of [...]

28 September 28, 2015

New Devices Take the Pain Out of Hospital Visits

Fewer needle sticks, less discomfort with new ways to draw blood and give medications By Laura Landro | Sept. 28, 2015 Hospitals are taking the hurt out of common medical procedures. Needle sticks in the vein, known as venipuncture, are performed about 2.7 million times a day in the U.S., and are often cited [...]

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