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 [...]

29 September 29, 2015

Planetree and Velano Vascular Announce Partnership to Enhance Human Impact of Novel Blood-Draw Technology

Collaboration will drive practice change to enable increasingly patient-centered care DERBY, Conn. and SAN FRANCISCO, September 29, 2015 – Planetree, Inc., a mission-based not-for-profit organization that partners with healthcare organizations around the world, and Velano Vascular, a medical technology company transforming and enhancing the care experience for hospitalized patients and their care givers, announced today [...]

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