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5 January 5, 2017

How to Draw Blood Without a Needle: Sutter Health to Evaluate PIVO™ System

By Elizabeth Whitman | December 10, 2016 Patients at Sacramento, Calif.-based Sutter Health's hospitals and clinics across Northern California could soon have their blood drawn a little differently. Instead of sticking a patient with a needle, nurses will tap into existing peripheral IV lines using a device called a PIVO. Sutter has begun using the [...]

30 November 30, 2016

The Wall Street Journal Online: Startups Have Ally in Health System Innovation Chiefs

CHIEF INNOVATION OFFICERS FORGE TIES WITH STARTUPS By Brian Gormley | November 30, 2016 Startups striving to land health systems as customers have a new friend: the medical system’s chief innovation officer. Health systems seek technologies to help them improve outcomes, lower costs, and deliver better patient experiences. Thanks to an explosion in medical-related venture [...]

29 November 29, 2016

Sutter Health Pilots Velano Vascular’s Innovative Needle-Free Blood Draw Technology

Health network views Velano’s technology as a way to further demonstrate commitment to patient and practitioner-centered care Sacramento, Calif. and San Francisco, Calif., November 29, 2016 – The not-for-profit Sutter Health network is among the first in the country—and the first in California—to offer patients a novel needle-free blood draw technology from Velano Vascular. The [...]

29 November 29, 2016

Sutter Health to Offer Velano’s Needle-Free Blood Draw Device

By Amirah Al Idrus | November 29, 2016 Sacramento’s Sutter Health is piloting Velano Vascular’s needle-free blood draw technology. It is among the first health systems in the country to offer the tech, which is based on the peripheral IV line that most in-patients already have. Sutter Health joins several other health systems, including Intermountain Healthcare [...]

29 November 29, 2016

Velano Vascular Partners with Sutter Health to Scale Novel Blood Draw Device Business

By Andrew Zaleski | November 29, 2016 Hospital patients are often the recipients of an unpleasant early-morning ritual: a wake-up call at 4:30 by a nurse who needs to draw blood to ensure it goes to processing before doctors do their morning rounds. “Patients being woken up is happening often, and it’s happening for a good [...]

9 November 9, 2016

Six Hospital, Health System CEOs Pursuing Passions Projects

By Mary Rechtoris | November 8, 2016 As a hospital and health system CEO, this individual is charged with pursuing and heading up projects integral to an organization’s mission and success. Here are six hospital and health system CEOs currently working on projects pertinent to their organization. 1. Meri Armour, president and CEO of Le [...]

31 October 31, 2016

Three Ways Patients Can Drive Health Care Improvements

THESE BEST PRACTICES EXEMPLIFY THE POTENTIAL OF PATIENT AND FAMILY ADVISORY COUNCILS IN THE HOSPITAL SETTING. By Maureen Fagan, D.N.P | October 31, 2016 A commitment to patient-centered care is reshaping modern health care. It is leaving behind what is often seen as a cold, inflexible system for one that serves the patient with [...]

27 October 27, 2016

Rethinking the Blood Collection Process

By Gonzague Mulot | October 27, 2016 Blood draws are not pleasant –for anyone. With a roughly 760 inpatient blood draws conducted every minute in the United States alone, these are the most common invasive medical procedure and yet one of the most critical aspects of patient care. Blood collection practices and technologies have not [...]

17 October 17, 2016

Velano Vascular Nurse Survey Highlights Realities of Inpatient Blood Draws

First phase of multi-year, nurse inpatient blood draw survey reflects promise for innovation, humanization and standardization of ubiquitous procedure  San Francisco, Calif. – Oct 17, 2016 – Medical device innovator Velano Vascular today unveiled findings from the first phase of its multi-year nurse blood collection practice survey. Initial results document a wide variance of hospital [...]

29 August 29, 2016

The Steve Jobs Of Drawing Blood

By Robert Reiss, Contributor to Forbes  | August 29, 2016 I was recently at a board meeting at Griffin Hospital and our CEO was telling us about a new product that could transform perhaps the most ubiquitous healthcare practice – drawing blood. The concept from a company called Velano Vascular repurposes the IV most hospital [...]

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