New Device Helps Limit Hospital Needle Pricks

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Scientists at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and Ben Gurion University have developed a prototype device designed to quickly and accurately locate a vein or artery in children and adults in need of a medical procedure. It uses ultrasound and a robotic arm.

FIND, or Fast Intelligent Needle Delivery, is the invention of the newly formed company, Xact Medical and an ongoing partnership with Ben Gurion.

Co-inventor Daniel von Allen, MD, surgeon-in-chief at Children’s, knows finding the right vein

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