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Tangent Medical Announces the Five Recipients of the 2014 Nurses' Choice Awards

Medical device company recognizes nurses for excellence in patient care.
  • <strong>2014 Nurses Choice Awards</strong>
  • <strong>Anna Martin, Advanced Clinician</strong>
  • <strong>Elizabeth Bajc, BSN, RN</strong>
  • <strong>Susan Steer, BS, RN, CRNI</strong>

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In the area of IV therapy, a lot is asked of nurses in terms of ensuring patient safety, comfort, satisfaction and setting patients up for a positive outcome.

    ANN ARBOR, MI, May 16, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Tangent Medical (, an innovator in IV therapy products and creator of the NovaCathTM Integrated IV Catheter System, this week is recognizing five nurses across the country with its 2nd Annual Nurses' Choice Awards 2014. The Nurses' Choice Awards were created to honor and recognize those clinicians who demonstrate excellence in improving patient comfort, satisfaction, safety and the overall quality of patient care. Every nurse considered for this award was nominated by a nursing professional in hospitals and practices across the U.S and Canada.

From among the 20 finalists, five winners were named this week for their overall excellence in nursing. Each day during National Nurses Week, you can read about one of the five recipients of the 2014 Nurses' Choice Awards at All five national winners receive a Tangent Medical 2014 Nurses' Choice Awards plaque and $300 in educational gifts. Winning nominators will also be rewarded with $100 in educational gifts.

The 2014 Nurses' Choice Awards winners are:

Elizabeth Bajc, Penn State Hershey Medical Center - Hershey, Pennsylvania
Terri Campana, Inspira Medical Center - Woodbury, New Jersey
Melissa Crabb, JPS Health - Fort Worth, Texas
Anna Martin, Sharp Coronado Hospital - Coronado, California
Susan Steer, St. Clare's Health System - Denville, New Jersey

"This annual award program raises awareness and gives recognition to many unsung heroes of hospitals and healthcare facilities who dedicate themselves to patient care and healing on a daily basis," said Elyse Kemmerer White, Tangent Medical Director of Marketing. "In the area of IV therapy, a lot is asked of nurses in terms of ensuring patient safety, comfort, satisfaction and setting patients up for a positive outcome. What makes this award special is that all nurses must be nominated by their peers. Nominated nurses specialized in a variety of areas including infusion therapy, surgery, oncology, pediatrics, orthopedics and critical care to name a few. We are excited to open new opportunities to recognize and engage clinicians, especially when it comes to IV therapy and ways to improve patient outcomes."

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 integrate advanced catheter stabilization, passive needle encapsulation 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

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