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25 September 25, 2017

Velano Vascular Adds Medical Device Industry Veterans to Leadership Team

Vascular access technology innovator positions for growth and deepening of product portfolio with addition of senior executives from Abbott and Teleflex Incorporated San Francisco, Calif., Sept. 25, 2017 – Velano Vascular announced today that Drew Pieprzyk and Al Burdulis have joined the company’s executive leadership team as Vice President of Sales and Marketing and Vice [...]

14 September 14, 2017

Needleless Blood Draws Could Solve One of the Biggest Headaches in Hospitals

By Katherine Ellen Foley | August 7, 2017   Of all the aches and pains patients endure in a prolonged hospital stay, getting blood drawn is one of the biggest nuisances. Patients who are sick enough to stay in the hospital for days on end need to have their blood monitored regularly, and every time, [...]

14 September 14, 2017

Velano and Partners to Address Medical Device Innovation and Vascular Access Advances

San Francisco, Calif. – Sept. 14, 2017 – Vascular access technology innovator Velano Vascular today announced that company leadership and several partners will present at a number of premier healthcare conferences in September. Chief Executive Officer Eric M. Stone will present: “A Quiet Epidemic: The Increase of DVA Patient Populations in Our Hospitals” at Stanford’s [...]

23 August 23, 2017

How a Pediatric Device Innovation Contest Was a Big Win for One Startup

The National Capital Consortium for Pediatric Device Innovation extended this year's "Make Your Medical Device for Kids" competition to Thursday. A 2014 winner of the contest shares his success story. By Amanda Pedersen | August 22, 2017 Three short years ago, Velano Vascular was in stealth mode. Then the San Francisco-based company became a finalist in the “Make [...]

27 July 27, 2017

Intermountain Adopts Needle-Free Technology for Blood Draws

By Mackenzie Bean | July 26, 2017 Salt Lake City-based Intermountain Healthcare is implementing a needle-free technology to improve the blood draw experience for inpatients across its 22 hospitals. The implementation stems from a collaboration between Intermountain and the San Francisco-based startup Velano Vascular, which developed a single-use blood draw device called Pivo. The device connects [...]

26 July 26, 2017

Intermountain Healthcare First System in Nation to Remove the Needle from Blood Draws

Intermountain sets new clinical standard by reducing anxiety and risks for one of healthcare’s most common inpatient procedures Salt Lake City – July 26, 2017 - As part of its commitment to transform healthcare by serving its patients with cutting-edge, high quality care, Intermountain Healthcare today announced that it is the first health system in [...]

1 May 1, 2017

Nursing Leader Jacqueline G. Somerville Joins Velano Vascular Advisory Board

Accomplished nursing executive brings practitioner perspective to help advance new standard of care for blood draws San Francisco, Calif., May 1, 2017 – Velano Vascular announced today that Jacqueline G. Somerville, PhD, RN, FAAN will join the company’s Advisory Board. A progressive nursing and healthcare veteran with 30 years of experience building and leading exceptional [...]

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 [...]

10 March 10, 2017

Going for blood, S.F. med device company – not Theranos – snags $17 million

By Ron Leuty | San Francisco Business Times | March 10, 2017 A young Bay Area company, promising to make blood draws easier, has snared $17 million in funding from a group of venture capital firms and health care providers. But if Velano Vascular Inc.’s promise of easier blood draws rings similar to that of Theranos Inc., the [...]

7 March 7, 2017

Velano Vascular Nets $17M to Roll Out Needle-Free Blood Draw

By Amirah Al Idrus | March 7, 2017 Velano Vascular raised $17 million in financing, which it will put toward scaling and commercializing its line of vascular access devices. The company scored FDA clearance for its second-generation, needle-free blood draw device last week. Inpatient blood draws are one of the most common invasive medical procedures, [...]

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