Hospital Reminder Posters Are Here!

We’ve created two 8 1/2 x 11 posters to hang in the hospital to remind clinicians to look for their AccuVein device and to let them know where exactly to find it. The first poster, “Don’t Forget to Reach for AccuVein Vein Illumination” and was designed to be hung in a nurses break room or…

Vein Valves and Bifurcations

When looking at a map of a patient’s vasculature with the AccuVein AV400 vein finder you’ll be able to locate valves and bifurcations. The knowledge of valve and bifurcation location allows you avoid these areas, facilitating smoother venous access. It is important to understand why this is such a great value add for the nurses…

“Perfect Your IV Starts” Article Suggests Vein Viewing Technology

The June issue of Outpatient Surgery Magazine includes the article “Perfect Your IV Starts”. Under “#3 Inspect for Your Best Target”, the article suggests, “Vein-viewing technology can make your job easier. Using infrared light, these portable devices project a real-time digital image of the vein pattern right on the patient’s skin.” You can access this…

AccuVein Now Available in 100 Countries!

The international market is a critical component in the growth of AccuVein with the device now available in 100 countries across the globe! Recent additions include China, Singapore, South Africa and New Zealand. To see the complete list of the 100 countries you can go to “How to Buy” section of the AccuVein website or  Country…

Made In The U.S.A.

We made the decision early on to build AccuVein in the U.S.A. This allowed us maximum control over product features, delivery and quality. Our Minnesota manufacturing facility is close enough both geographically and culturally to be flexible to our needs and the needs of our customers. And most importantly it allows us to run every…

Infusion Nurse Blog Article on Vein Illumination Devices

An article about vein illumination devices was posted in April 2012 to the Infusion Nurse Blog. The article explains that the devices,”can make the venipuncture experience much more tolerable, improves patient satisfaction and eliminates sticking patients veins blindly.” The Infusion Nurse Blog is written by Cora Vizcarra. Cora is a certified registered nurse in infusion…

AccuVein Successfully Completes ISO Re-Certification Audit

An announcement from Daniel Delaney, Chief Operating Officer: I am pleased to announce that AccuVein has again successfully completed our annual ISO regulatory audit without a single non-conformance being identified. This audit was especially important as it was our re-certification audit and was therefore longer and even more extensive than usual. All areas assessed during…

Challenges Facing Hospital Executives

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When you are talking with hospital executives you’ve got only a few minutes and you want to hit the key points as quickly as you can. The hard-hitting slides from Scott’s presentation are a perfect platform for discussion.

You can access Scott’s presentation, Challenges Facing Hospital Executives,

Patient Study Reveals that Vein Illumination Improves Satisfaction

We asked a large group of patients to share their thoughts about the use of vein illumination technology. We wanted to understand its impact on how a patient would perceive the quality of a hospital or clinic. Patient satisfaction is a key measurement of success. Learn what patients said about Improving Patient Satisfaction After seeing…

The Cost of Catheter-Related Bloodstream Infections

This article, The Cost of Catheter-Related Bloodstream Infections, was found in the Sept/Oct 2011 issue of The Journal of Infusion Nursing. The article summarizes what is currently known about the cost of CRBSI’s in the ICU setting. The cost of CRBSIs ranges from $33,000 to $75,000, with reimbursement that tends to be $26,000 less than…