New Product Would Help Health Care Providers Locate Veins
The startup's new technology could especially help with elderly patients whose veins are harder to find, the CEO says. Meanwhile, another partner asks Theranos to stop using its Palo Alto lab for its testing.
The Sacramento Business Journal:
Firm's Vein-Locating Technology Is Market-Ready
A Roseville startup is about to start selling products that could change the practice of medicine around the world by helping health professionals locate veins under the skin. Evena Medical Inc. has developed mobile devices to help health care workers place needles accurately in patients who need intravenous therapy. This could greatly help treat elderly patients and others whose veins are hard to find, company CEO Frank Ball says. (Anderson, 1/29)
The San Francisco Business Times:
Pennsylvania Theranos Partner Asks It To Stop Blood Testing
The operator of a store in Pennsylvania that used Theranos for blood tests has asked the Palo Alto company to suspend activities there. It's Capital BlueCross, which runs a retail store in Enola, Pennsylvania, and Theranos has reportedly agreed to suspend its tests at the location "until further notice." (Schubarth, 2/1)