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 [...]

7 March 7, 2017

Velano Vascular Raises $17 Million to Advance Standard of Care for Blood Draws

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – March 7, 2017 –Velano Vascular announced today that it has secured $17 million in financing, which will be used to scale and commercialize a family of vascular access technologies, including the PIVO™ needle-free device that seeks to improve the overall blood draw experience for patients and practitioners. A publicly traded healthcare company [...]

27 February 27, 2017

Velano Receives 3rd FDA 510(k) Clearance for PIVO™ Needle-Free Blood Draw Technology

Next generation design enables hospitals to deliver more compassionate, standardized, patient-centered blood draws SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – February 27, 2017 – Medical device innovator Velano Vascular announced today that it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for PIVO™, its innovative needle-free vascular access device that seeks to improve the blood draw experience [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

27 January 27, 2016

Velano Vascular Receives Additional FDA Clearance for Innovative Blood Draw Device

Device Enhancement Highlights Company Responsiveness to Patient and Practitioner Needs SAN FRANCISCO, January 27, 2016 – Velano Vascular, a medical technology company transforming and enhancing the care experience for hospitalized patients and their practitioners, announced today that the company received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for a modified version of its novel, needle-free [...]

12 November 12, 2015

Intermountain Healthcare and Velano Vascular Announce Partnership to Measure and Define Impact of Blood-Draw Enhancements

– Organizations will conduct first system-wide assessment of inpatient blood draw procedures to identify process and cost improvements – SALT LAKE CITY and SAN FRANCISCO, November 12, 2015 – Intermountain Healthcare, a not-for-profit health system of 22 hospitals based in Salt Lake City, and Velano Vascular, a medical technology company transforming and enhancing the [...]

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