Bard Access Systems

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Bard Access Systems (BAS), a division of C.R. Bard, is a market leader in the design and development of innovative vascular access devices, catheter care products and portable imaging products. Bard’s extensive product offering is further enhanced by comprehensive clinical, educational and operational programs designed to help customers address specific challenges within their institutions and enhance patient care.

Bard Access Systems

 •  January 30

At Bard Access Systems, we believe that smaller-diameter* PICCs can make a difference.
We are excited to announce the launch of PowerPICC® Provena™ catheters: a complete family of smaller-diameter PICCs that maintain high performance for infusion therapy. Proprietary polyurethane technology and engineering expertise allowed us to develop 3, 4, and...

Bard Access Systems

 •  November 1, 2016

Searching For a Better Peripheral IV CatheterShort peripheral IV (PIV) catheter insertion is the most commonly performed invasive procedure in the world. Each year, well over 300 million PIVs are sold in the U.S. alone. Unfortunately, failure rates for PIVs are alarmingly high—a recent meta-analysis published in the Journal of Infusion Nursing...

Bard Access Systems

 •  September 13, 2016

In 2012, approximately 14 million new cases of cancer were reported. In the next two decades, annual cancer cases are expected to rise to 22 million — cancer is holding on strong1. In an effort to fight the disease, many patients look to chemotherapy to cure cancer, lessen the chance it will return, or stop or slow its growth. Since fighting cancer...

Bard Access Systems

 •  June 6, 2016

The world of healthcare is advancing. Today’s clinicians are working harder than ever to deliver quality patient care. At Bard Access Systems, we recognize this. We’re committed to providing high quality, innovative vascular access devices that can help clinicians achieve best practices in central line care.And that’s exactly why we created the new AllPoints™ Dressing Change Systems. Applying Lean Six Sigma principles, the system is specifically designed to help reduce variability and help ensure standardization during central line maintenance.

 

Bard Access Systems

 •  April 5, 2016

Short peripheral IV (PIV) catheter insertion is the most commonly performed invasive procedure in the world. Each year, well over 300 million PIVs are sold in the U.S. alone. Unfortunately, failure rates for PIVs are alarmingly high – a recent meta-analysis published in the Journal of Infusion Nursing (JIN) cited failure rates