Healthcare Industry News: chest tube
News Release - March 12, 2014
Clear Catheter Systems, Inc. Changes Name to ClearFlow, Inc.ANAHEIM, Calif.--(Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network)--Citing an expansion and rebranding exercise, Clear Catheter Systems, Inc. announced today it has changed its company name to ClearFlow, Inc. The new name reflects a renewed focus on helping clinicians eliminate acute, sub-acute and chronic postoperative complications of current high failure-rate wound drainage tubes.
ClearFlow, Inc. is recognized for its patented PleuraFlow® Active Clearance Technology™ which reliably maintains chest tube patency in the critical post-operative period. The technology was developed by heart surgeons and decreases the potential for Retained Blood Complications, creating significant cost savings to hospitals, and most importantly saving lives.
A new logo has been created and the company has relocated from Oregon to Southern California, a world-renowned medical device hub with a strong community and a large pool of experienced talent to join their team.
“Our mission is to develop highly effective devices and new best practices to proactively drain blood and fluids after surgery,” said Paul Molloy, ClearFlow, Inc. President and CEO. “We believe that avoiding the complications that accrue due to retained blood and fluids leads to reduced morbidity and mortality, less pain and discomfort for the patient, and lower total cost of care in a cost-conscious healthcare environment.”
“We are excited about our new name and the future direction of the company,” Molloy added.
About ClearFlow, Inc.
ClearFlow, Inc. is an Anaheim, CA based medical device company developing proprietary active wound evacuation systems to speed recovery, reduce complications and lower healthcare costs in patients recovering from surgery. Its initial entry technology is the PleuraFlow® Active Clearance Technology™ System for patients recovering from cardiovascular, thoracic and trauma surgery and is the only regulatory approved system for maintaining chest tube patency after open surgical procedures. The company has been awarded several prestigious awards, including the European Association of Cardiothoracic Surgeons (EACTS) Techno-College Innovation Award for worldwide innovation that has the potential to change the standard of care in heart and lung surgery and the Innovations in Cardiovascular Interventions Award (ICI) for Best Start-up Innovation. ClearFlow, Inc. is building a pipeline of products, based on its proprietary active clearance technology, to facilitate active wound evacuation in other medical market segments.
PleuraFlow and Active Clearance Technology are registered trademarks of Clear Catheter Systems, Inc. and/or ClearFlow, Inc.
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