ClearCount Medical Solutions

Devices & Diagnostics

RFID sponge detection company ClearCount raises $1.5M

Surgical sponge detection company ClearCount Medical Solutions has raised $1.5 million, according to a regulatory filing. Pittsburgh-based ClearCount has been quiet on the fundraising front since August 2010, when it announced a $5 million series B round of investment led by Draper Triangle Ventures. ClearCount Medical has developed the SmartSponge and SmartWand systems, which use […]

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A Deep-dive Into Specialty Pharma

A specialty drug is a class of prescription medications used to treat complex, chronic or rare medical conditions. Although this classification was originally intended to define the treatment of rare, also termed “orphan” diseases, affecting fewer than 200,000 people in the US, more recently, specialty drugs have emerged as the cornerstone of treatment for chronic and complex diseases such as cancer, autoimmune conditions, diabetes, hepatitis C, and HIV/AIDS.

Devices & Diagnostics

ClearCount Medical adds $1.5M to Series B round

Slowly but surely, surgical sponge detection company ClearCount Medical Solutions is marching toward completing its $5 million Series B round of funding. The company has added a $1.5 million fund-raise to the round, pushing it over the halfway point to $2.6 million, according to a regulatory filing. Earlier in the month, ClearCount reported a $1.1 […]

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ClearCount hires new CFO

Sponge-safety company ClearCount Medical Solutions has hired a new chief financial officer. In his new role, David Haffner will oversee the day-to-day financial operations of the company and will be responsible for its financial strategy, according to a statement from Pittsburgh-based ClearCount. Haffner previously worked as CFO for medical technology companies such as RedPath Integrated […]