Vascular Wellness Articles

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We pride ourselves at Vascular Wellness for having a high level of expertise in the Vascular Access field.

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Midline Catheter Placement

Midline Catheter Placement

Midline Catheter Placement generally starts in a vein in the arm just above the elbow and remains in the peripheral vein; it does not end in a central vein or near the heart.  Midline Catheter...

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IV Mobile

IV Mobile

IV Mobile describes mobile nursing companies that may provide a range of on-call, on-demand, and on-site IV Access Services. IV stands for Intravenous and is a method of delivering medication and...

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PICC Team

PICC Team

A PICC Team consists of nurses who are skillful in inserting, maintaining, and removing PICCs and Midlines, as well as basic lines such as PIVs. Nurses on a PICC team are usually more experienced...

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Monoclonal Antibodies Infusion Program

Monoclonal Antibodies Infusion Program

Monoclonal Antibodies infusion Program for Covid patients is one of the more effective treatment options provided it is given timely and as prescribed.  Vascular Access nurses are pivotal to...

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VASCULAR ACCESS SPECIALISTS

As Vascular Access Specialists, Vascular Wellness nurse clinicians are Vascular Access Board Certified (VA-BC), insured, skill-verified, and salaried W2 employees.  Vascular Wellness requires bi-annual skill verification ensuring adherence to proprietary policies, procedures, competencies, and best practices.  We focus on holistic and comprehensive care and do not follow the pay per procedure model plus performance bonuses used by others that may create some adverse incentives for speed at the bedside versus holistic medical care helping to ensure the placement of the right line at the right time, the first time.  In fact, Vascular Wellness employs a Director of Research and Development who not only helps us stay up to date on best practices but helps us continue to innovate and improve upon Vascular Access Services.

Vascular Access Specialists from Vascular Wellness

Vascular Access Specialists practice holistic medical care, meaning talking to the patient, addressing questions and fears, and performing a comprehensive medical review.  Prior to delivering any Vascular Access procedure, the Vascular Wellness clinician reviews the patient’s medical record, including history and lab reports, and independently verifies and confirms the doctor’s order.  If our clinician has questions or disagrees with the prescribing doctor, the clinician will consult with the doctor. Our Vascular Access Specialists have earned the trust of many doctors, and such doctors will defer to the clinician’s recommendation by ordering a “consult” as compared to a specific line.  Patient safety and vein preservation are critical – which is why a holistic, comprehensive evaluation and Advanced Lines are significant.  Other companies claiming to be Vascular Access Specialists may not follow this same approach frustrating medical doctors and nurses primarily because those 1099 Contractor PICC nurses do not place Advanced Lines (i.e, no options other than PIVs, Midlines, and PICCs) and get paid on a pay per procedure model.

In states where nurses are permitted, as Vascular Access Specialists, Vascular Wellness clinicians can provide immediate X-Ray Clearance of lines when tip confirmation is not available or appropriate and X-Ray confirmation must be used. This saves money, time, and coordination with a Radiologist or other doctor and enables the lines to be used immediately to avoid delaying treatment. Quicker therapy leads to better outcomes.

As Vascular Access Specialists, Vascular Wellness uses top rated and hospital preferred supplies from Becton Dickinson, formerly Bard (BD). Superior supplies and services help mitigate the potential for poor outcomes such as bad placement, clotting, infections, and other adverse events.  Other companies that are not Vascular Access Specialists may opt for inferior supplies and older equipment.

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