Tangent Medical Wins Gold & Silver Stevie® Awards

Tangent Medical Wins Gold & Silver Stevie® Awards

September 18, 2013

Company Recognized for Best New Product or Service for Health & Pharmaceuticals and Tech Innovation of the Year

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Sept. 18, 2013 Tangent Medical (www.tangentmedical.com), an innovator in IV therapy products and creator of the NovaCath™ Integrated IV Catheter System, won a Gold Stevie® Award in the Best New Product or Service for Health & Pharmaceuticals category and a Silver Stevie® Award for Tech Innovation of the Year (organization with up to 100 employees) at the The 11th Annual American Business Awards held in San Francisco on Monday evening.

The American Business Awards are the nation’s premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S.A. are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small.

"What an incredible honor to be among so many great companies and come home with a Gold and Silver Stevie Award," said Tangent Medical Vice President of Sales and Marketing Curtis Bloch. "Our team has worked hard over the past couple years to launch and commercialize a game-changing peripheral IV catheter that will elevate patient comfort, while minimizing occupational exposure to blood to the lowest feasible level.”

“So many remarkable stories of success and innovation were told in the nominations submitted to this year’s American Business Awards,” said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards. “We congratulate all of this year’s Stevie Award winners, and thank them for the inspiration provided by their achievements.”

More than 3,200 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration for a Stevie Award, which is nicknamed after the Greek word for “crowned.”

About the Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. A fifth program, the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, will debut this year. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at www.StevieAwards.com.

Details about The American Business Awards and the lists of Stevie Award winners who were announced on September 16 are available at www.StevieAwards.com/ABA.

About Tangent Medical
Tangent Medical is focused on the development and commercialization of IV therapy products. Founded in 2009, the company's patented NovaCath™ Integrated IV Catheter System is the only safety IV catheter to cost-effectively combine advanced catheter stabilization, passive needle encapsulation, tubing management and blood control. Based on extensive clinical research into the needs of both healthcare workers and patients, this next-generation system is designed to establish a new standard in catheter design, functionality and performance. For more information, visit www.tangentmedical.com.