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19 July 19, 2016

Velano Vascular Earns Frost & Sullivan 2016 New Product Innovation Award

Innovative technology expected to set a new standard of compassionate care for both patients and caregivers SAN FRANCISCO – July 19, 2016 – Medical device innovator Velano Vascular today announced that it has been named the Frost & Sullivan 2016 New Product Innovation Award winner for its disruptive PIVO blood draw device. Based on an [...]

20 May 20, 2016

This Startup Aims to Reduce the Need for Needles for Blood Draws

By Roger Parloff, Fortune  | May 20, 2016 And no, it’s not Theranos. Startups that aim to cut back on the use of needles for blood draws may face some skepticism these days—the unfortunate legacy of troubled unicorn Theranos. But Velano Vascular, a tiny San Francisco outfit launched in 2012, bears little resemblance to Theranos, [...]

16 May 16, 2016

We Can Do Better in Protecting Our Frontline Caregivers

Fifteen years ago, the Needlestick Safety and Prevention Act was enacted to protect healthcare workers across the U.S. from preventable needlestick injuries and exposure to bloodborne pathogens. Additional laws and industry efforts in the interceding years have helped curb workplace risks for healthcare employees. However, despite this initial progress, the momentum behind doing the [...]

18 April 18, 2016

Drawing blood without a needle? University Hospitals debuts new technology to reduce pain, discomfort for inpatients.

By Casey Ross, The Plain Dealer on April 14, 2016 at 7:00 AM, updated April 14, 2016 at 7:10 AM CLEVELAND, Ohio -- In a medical world where devices and procedures are constantly changing, the process of drawing blood has remained painfully consistent: A doctor needs a sample, you get stuck with a needle. But [...]

18 April 18, 2016

University Hospitals to adopt needleless blood-drawing system for inpatients

Written by Max Green | April 14, 2016 Patients at Cleveland-based University Hospitals may soon be alleviated from fear of needles and blood draws due to a partnership with Velano Vascular, a firm that developed a Food and Drug Administration-approved alternative system. Velano's system uses a disposable device called PIVO that attaches to an IV catheter [...]

18 April 18, 2016

UH Case Medical Center partners with Velano Vascular for use of needleless blood draw device

By NICOLE ORAN Apr 14, 2016 at 12:11 PM The idea of a needleless blood draw can inspire an inquisitive head tilt initially. How does that work? But Velano Vascular has created an innovative way to do just that with its disposable needle free blood collection device, which allows practitioners to collect blood via a [...]

14 April 14, 2016

UH Case Medical Center Taps Velano Vascular Technology for Needleless Blood Collection

A collaborative effort to demonstrate a new standard of compassionate care for frequent inpatient blood draws. CLEVELAND – University Hospitals (UH) today announced a collaboration with medical technology company Velano Vascular to use its PIVO needleless device for painless, high quality inpatient venous blood draws. The new device’s breakthrough approach to peripheral intravenous catheter [...]

13 February 13, 2016

Blood draws: A mandate to improve patient experience

“Delivering higher quality, more compassionate healthcare at lower cost is a seminal challenge in healthcare today. ” Written by Steve Behm & Todd Dunn Becker's Healthcare February 12, 2016 Delivering higher quality, more compassionate healthcare at lower cost is a seminal challenge in healthcare today. While healthcare organizations around the country are implementing complex processes [...]

10 February 10, 2016

Blood Draws: A Mandate to Improve Patient Experience

Delivering higher quality, more compassionate healthcare at lower cost is a seminal challenge in healthcare today. While healthcare organizations around the country are implementing complex processes and technologies in attempts to achieve this often elusive goal, tremendous potential exists in "innovating around the obvious".   By Steve Behm & Todd Dunn, Becker's Hospital Review [...]

8 February 8, 2016

Velano Vascular Raises Additional $3.5 Million to Support Further Development and Initial Commercialization of Innovative Blood Draw Device

Industry Veteran Quinton J. Farrar Joins Company to Oversee Manufacturing and Operations SAN FRANCISCO, February 8, 2016 – Velano Vascular, a medical technology company transforming and enhancing the care experience for hospitalized patients and their practitioners, announced today that the company has raised an additional $3.5 million in funding. Velano will use the proceeds from [...]

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