Utah’s Catheter Connections awarded sixth patent
Published: January 22, 2013 08:26AM
Updated: January 24, 2013 01:11PM

Catheter Connections, a Utah company founded by nurses seeking to reduce hospital-acquired bloodstream infections, said the U.S. Patent Office has issued a patent to the company that broadly covers its technology for disinfecting the connectors at the ends of IV tubing. The company has identified those connections as a significant source of hospital-acquired infections. It is the sixth patent in the company’s portfolio.