Navigation Links
Ivera Medical Announces Patent Award for Curos® Port Protectors
Date:6/13/2012

SAN DIEGO, June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ivera Medical Corporation announced today that the United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) will issue a new continuation patent for its innovative Curos® disinfecting port protector technology on June 26, 2012.  U.S. Patent No. 8,206,514 will cover key aspects of disinfecting caps designed to be used with luer-activated IV valves to disinfect and clean the IV port.

IV therapy is the primary route for drug therapy in the acute care setting. However, traditional IV access management techniques, including "scrub the hub" protocols have failed to protect patients as evidenced by the approximately 87 percent of bloodstream infections associated with the presence of some type of intravascular device.

Ivera Medical's Curos Port Protector is a simple, innovative, disposable medical device that effectively disinfects luer-activated needleless valves, killing the organisms associated with patient bloodstream infection. With two dispenser options—the Curos Strip or individual Curos—nurses can conveniently comply with disinfection protocols by simply peeling the foil seal off the distinctive green cap and twisting Curos over the top of any luer-activated IV access port or needleless valve. Inside Curos a 70% IPA (isopropyl alcohol) saturated sponge-like foam automatically provides effective, consistent and reliable passive disinfection of the port. The use of Curos eliminates training and technique-related issues while providing an unequivocal indicator that an IV access site is clean.

"This patent further strengthens our patent protection within the disinfection cap arena," stated Bob Rogers, chief executive officer of Ivera Medical. "We continue to develop our intellectual property to ensure that Ivera is well-positioned to bring new and better disinfection solutions to market."

About Ivera Medical

Ivera Medical Corporation is focused on the design, development, manufacture, marketing and sale of products that help healthcare providers reduce facility-acquired patient infections. Curos®, manufactured in Carlsbad, CA, is the first disinfecting cap to be marketed in the U.S. and has received FDA's 510(k) market clearance. For more information about Curos and Ivera Medical, visit the website at http://www.iveramed.com.

Contact:
Bob Rogers
Chief Executive Officer
Ivera Medical Corp.
Bob.rogers@iveramed.com
760-612-6090


'/>"/>
SOURCE Ivera Medical Corporation
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Ivera Medical Corporation Denies Patent Infringement Allegations
2. Oriel STAT A MATRIX Welcomes New Global Practice Head for Medical Devices and Life Sciences
3. Global Market for Medical Imaging Equipment to Reach $25.3 Billion as Retiring Boomers and Emerging Markets Demand Better Healthcare
4. This Week: UBM Canon Presents an Online Event and Conference Dedicated to Emerging Trends in Medical Device Outsourcing/Contract Manufacturing
5. Aethlon Medical (AEMD) Note: Cancer Research Discovery - Melanoma Exosomes Fuel Organ Metastasis
6. NexGen Biomedical, Inc. Provides New Insights Into Jett Travoltas Seizure Related Death
7. Emerging Trends in Medical Device Outsourcing and Contract Manufacturing
8. Nonin Medicals Tissue Oximetry System Recognized at Premier Healthcare Alliance Innovation Celebration
9. Nonin Medical, Inc. Announces U.S. Market Release of EQUANOX™ Advance Model 8004CB Series Sensor for Neonatal, Pediatric Patients
10. Aircraft Medical Launches the McGRATH® MAC 2 Blade for Paediatric Patients
11. New Medical Device Study Offers Key Marketing Budget and Staffing Metrics to Promote Effective Use of Resources
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/24/2016)... DUBLIN , June 24, 2016 ... addition of the "Structural Electronics 2015-2025: Applications, ... In-Mold Electronics, Smart ... Integrated Photovoltaics Structural electronics involves ... as load-bearing, protective structures, replacing dumb structures such ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. , June 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ ... pulmonary function testing company, is now able to perform sophisticated lung ... ndd Medical Technologies , Inc. Patients are ... labs.  Thanks to ndd,s EasyOne PRO ® , ARL patients like ... any needed testing done in the comfort of her own home. ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... Mass. , June 24, 2016   Pulmatrix, ... pharmaceutical company developing innovative inhaled drugs, announced today that ... Russell Investments reconstituted its comprehensive set of ... "This is an important milestone for Pulmatrix," ... will increase shareholder awareness of our progress in developing ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... 2016 , ... Those who have experienced traumatic events may suffer from a ... such as drug or alcohol abuse, as a coping mechanism. To avoid this pain ... following a traumatic event. , Trauma sufferers tend to feel a range of emotions, ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... Sessions in Dallas that it will receive two significant new grants to support ... as PHA marked its 25th anniversary by recognizing patients, medical professionals and scientists ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... ... Comfort Keepers® of San Diego, CA is excited to announce they are ... drive cancer patients to and from their cancer treatments. Comfort Keepers provides quality ... and ongoing independence. Getting to and from medical treatments is one of the ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... EB Medicine presented ... in Emergency Medicine conference in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL. The awards honor the ... Emergency Medicine Practice and Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice. , “With this award, ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... , ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... actively feeding the Frederick area economy by obtaining investment capital for emerging technology ... past 2½ years that have already resulted in more than a million dollars ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):