Clear Catheter Systems Wins Prestigious International Innovation Award

  2013 “Innovations in Cardiovascular Interventions” Top Prize goes to Medical Device Start-up for PleuraFlow Clear Catheter Systems, Inc., announced today it has won the 2013 Innovations in Cardiovascular Interventions (ICI) Best Start-Up Innovation Award for its medical device, PleuraFlow®, a novel system that optimally evacuates blood and fluid after surgery to speed recovery and improve patient outcomes in the ICU during the initial critical hours after heart surgery. 

49th Annual R&D 100 Awards

The PleuraFlow®Active Tube Clearance® System was recognized as a one of the winners of the 49th Annual R&D 100 Awards, which salute the 100 most technologically significant products introduced into the marketplace over the past year.

2011 Medical Design Excellence Award (MDEA)

The PleuraFlow® Active Tube Clearance® System was awarded a 2011 Medical Design Excellence Award. The Medical Design Excellence Awards (MDEA) competition is the premier awards program for the medical technology community. Entries are valuated on the basis of design and engineering features that improve healthcare delivery, change traditional medical attitudes or practices, and provide enhanced benefits to the patient.

PleuraFlow® Awarded Medical Device Excellence Award

Bend, OR—April 6, 2011—Clear Catheter Systems, Inc., today announced that the PleuraFlow® Active Tube Clearance® System has been awarded a 2011 Medical Design Excellence Award. The Medical Design Excellence Awards (MDEA) competition is the premier awards program for the medical technology community. Entries are evaluated on the basis of design and engineering features that improve healthcare delivery, change traditional medical attitudes or practices, and provide enhanced benefits to the patient. Presentation of the 2011 Medical Design Excellence Awards will take place on Wednesday, June 8th in a ceremony at the Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) East Conference and Exposition in New York City. The PleuraFlow® is a novel chest tube