Advancing patient safety in infusion therapy and vascular accessDiscover How
ivWatch, LLC is a medical device manufacturer focused on improving patient safety and effectiveness of intravenous (IV) therapy through early detection of peripheral IV infiltration and extravasation events for adult and pediatric patients.
A Common Procedure with a Common Problem.
An infiltration is the leaking of fluid or medication in the tissue surrounding the vein when an IV fails.
"Since it's difficult to predict when an accident will occur, people wear their seatbelt for the duration of their travel. Similarly, since it's difficult to predict when an infiltration will occur, the ivWatch Model 400 represents a seat belt for patients with an IV. Our continuous monitoring device not only improves patient safety, but can help minimize the risk and avoidable costs for health care provider organizations."
"We continue to to focus on improving patient safety and outcomes. We are excited to be able to offer the ivWatch Model 400 for pediatric patients to enable children's hospitals and other facilities catering to pediatrics another measure of protection for the early detection of IV infiltration or extravasation events."
“Early detection of IV infiltration is key to improving patient safety. The ivWatch Model 400 provides that capability through continuous monitoring of the IV site. ”