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.
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Josef M. Thalmann
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Head of R&D
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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)