Partners in Patient Safety
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and Medline bring new IV site safety product to market
By Medline Newsroom Staff | June 4, 2018
Have you ever seen an innovation and thought, “Why didn’t I think of that?”
A group of clinicians at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia noticed troubling trends around IV sites. Problem solving could only go so far because current solutions were noisy and you couldn’t directly see issues in real-time.
After collaborating closely with Medline on design and function, teams developed the SeeIV™ catheter protector now available to patients spanning pediatrics to geriatrics.
Go behind the scenes with The Pulse crew to hear how this novel solution was created and how it aims to impact clinicians, patients and families.