April 2019


2019-05-06T10:38:05-06:00April 30th, 2019|

Chris Cheney at HealthLeaders Media released an article related to IV Catheter Dislodgement, the potential impact, and the need to audit these types of occurrences. The article focuses on Nancy Moureau's work in understanding the impact of IV dislodgement, and ultimately a call to action: Records should be tracked with IV dislodgement reports as a [...]

January 2018

Linear Health Sciences Announces Issuance of First US Patent

2019-07-10T12:57:10-06:00January 24th, 2018|

OKLAHOMA CITY – Linear Health Sciences today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued the company’s first patent related to its flagship product, the Orchid Safety Release Valve™, a patient safety device designed to help prevent intravenous (IV) catheter dislodgement. US Patent No. 9,861,805 B2 covers wide-ranging claims behind the tension-activated [...]

May 2017

Linear Health Sciences’ Early Success Highlighted at SEMDA Medical Device Conference

2019-07-10T13:16:14-06:00May 18th, 2017|

Company’s Orchid Safety Release Valve Is Designed to Reduce Accidental IV Dislodgements ATLANTA, Georgia – The early success of Linear Health Sciences in developing its Orchid™ Safety Release Valve to prevent unwanted dislodgement of IV catheters was highlighted in a panel discussion at the recent annual conference of the Southeastern Medical Device Association (SEMDA). Dan [...]

March 2017

New Medtech Accelerator Launches to Help Grow Southeast’s Presence in the Industry

2019-07-10T13:40:11-06:00March 22nd, 2017|

A great new article on Linear Health's latest partnership alongside GCMI out of Atlanta posted via hypopotamus. This collaboration brings with it resources that will help Linear Health bring the Orchid SRV to market in an even more robust and methodical fashion:   A new kind of focused accelerator has joined the Atlanta startup scene. The Global [...]

IV safety valve dev Linear Health wins GCMI accelerator grant – Via MassDevice

2019-08-06T22:57:39-06:00March 22nd, 2017|

                             Linear  Health Sciences was featured in MassDevice focused on the GCMI/LHS Partnership Medical device accelerator the Global Center for Medical Innovation has issued its 1st grant to Linear Health Sciences, developer of the Orchid safety release valve designed to prevent dislodgment [...]

Linear Health Sciences is Competing in the Medtech Startup Showdown!

2019-08-06T23:05:00-06:00March 21st, 2017|

Linear Health is involved in the Medtech Startup Showdown, hosted by MDDI. This year the competition is fierce, and the winner is chosen by the people. Round 1 is currently underway and the Linear Health team wants to come out of the gate at full speed vs. Shift Labs. Take a minute of your time [...]

Linear Health Sciences Receives Grant to Work with Global Center for Medical Innovation

2019-08-06T23:13:25-06:00March 15th, 2017|

OKLAHOMA CITY, Oklahoma – Linear Health Sciences, developer of the Orchid™ Safety Release Valve (SRV), announced that it has received a substantial grant to work with the Global Center for Medical Innovation. GCMI is a comprehensive medical-device innovation center that guides the development and commercialization of new medical devices. Linear Health Sciences is the first [...]

February 2017

IV Dislodgement Is a Common Problem in Vascular Access, Clinicians Say

2019-04-18T13:37:43-06:00February 13th, 2017|

Portsmouth, N.H. – IV dislodgement is a near-daily problem for clinicians and their patients, according to a recent focus group of vascular access experts. The clinicians also reported there is a need for better technology to mitigate the potentially serious consequences of frequent IV dislodgements. “This research discussion addressed a frustrating problem that those of [...]