Sir Christopher Wren, the famed architect of St. Paul’s Cathedral in London, performed an intravenous injection into dogs using a quill and bladder. Wren is known as the father of modern intravenous (IV) therapy.
The H. Wulfing Luer Company of France developed the Luer connection, allowing the head of a hypodermic needle to be easily attached and detached from a glass syringe. This connection is still used today to attach various pieces in an IV line, allowing practitioners to change IV bags, add additional drip lines, and attached the IV tubing to the needle with minimal discomfort to the patient.
Healix develops a program for infusion services in the physician office outpatient setting, allowing the physician to treat patients under their direct supervision for optimal patient care and clinical outcomes.
Andrew Krinsky, MD
Infectious Diseases Associates, Sarasota, Florida
Infusion Program Director, The Allergy, Asthma, and Sinus Center Offices in Tennessee, Kentucky, & Georgia
Timothy Ritter, MD
Texas Digestive Disease Consultants, Dallas, Texas
Philip Blum, MD
MHS Physicians of Texas, Houston, Texas