Infusions pumps are widely used in hospitals
Up to 90% of hospital patients receive infusion therapy (1), accordingly infusion pumps are used on a daily basis in hospitals all around the world. An infusion pump is a medical device that delivers fluids into a patient’s body in controlled amounts (2). These devices are of great help to both patients and hospital staff.
Frequent failures such as occlusions, kinked tubings, a detachment from the needle, cross flows from multiple infusions or others go undetected or are only detected very slowly. The ECRI Institute has ranked infusion pumps as #1 healthcare technology hazard (3). Every 37min an infusion pump incident has been reported to the FDA on average over five consecutive years (4). 34% of the reported incidents were serious injuries (4). 307 devices types have been recalled by the FDA from 2010 – 2018 (5).
We develop a new generation of safety infusion pumps based on a proprietary sensor technology (direct flow sensing).
By measuring the fluid flow directly, we aim to provide
- Higher patient safety
- Accurate, constant fluid delivery
- Reliable alarms
- Smaller, less complex devices
- Devices which are easy to use
We will solve today’s problems in Infusion Technology and develop the new standard.
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Our first device FlowBox 1.3 has been CE-awarded and is already in successful clinical use.
We combine 20 years experience in sensor technology, 20 years experience in Medical Device Innovation and 30 years experience in MedTech development.
CEO, Product Manager
Chief Quality Officer
Josef M. Thalmann
Head of Business Development
Head of R&D
Embedded Software Engineer
Embedded Software Engineer (Focus Testing)
Our goal is to collaborate as a team in the best possible way balancing high quality and high speed. We regularly invest time to improve on the way we work together. We are lucky and proud to have Jacinda Sroka (www.jacindasroka.ch) as a coach to support us in developing our team.
Jon H. Hoem
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- Helm et al: Accepted but unacceptable Peripheral IV Catheter Failure, J Infusion Nurses Society, 2015
- ECRI institute: Top 10 Health Technology Hazards for 2017
- Giuliano K.: The urgent need for innovation in I.V. infusion devices, Nursing. 2016 Apr; 46(4): 66–68, 2016
- Own analysis of FDA recall database (21.2.2019)