FRANKLIN, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Currie Medical Specialties, Inc. announced it has given a generous donation of life-saving pneumatic compression devices to Cure International. Currie Medical Specialties Inc. is a leading manufacturer of pneumatic compression devices for the prevention of Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) and Pulmonary Embolism (PE), potentially life-threatening conditions.
CURE International a non-profit organization that operates charitable hospitals and programs in 29 countries worldwide where patients experience the life-changing message of God’s love, receiving surgical treatment regardless of gender, religion, or ethnicity. The children have conditions like clubfoot, bowed legs, cleft lips, untreated burns, and hydrocephalus.
"CURE is committed to preventing DVT and PE throughout our hospital network. Currie's generosity will allow us to improve our standard of care at CURE,” says Dr. Greg Bellig, MD.
The ALP® DVT Prevention System provides non-invasive compression therapy which reduces the incidence of Deep Vein Thrombosis or DVT during and after surgical procedures. Compression therapy is widely adopted and used throughout the USA and will now be available in CURE hospitals.
“We at Currie Medical Specialties are honored to be a part of helping CURE International deliver quality healthcare around the world,” says Steve Simpson, CEO of Currie Medical Specialties. “CURE International provides life-changing surgeries for thousands of children, and our products will help ensure a safer recovery for their patients.”
Founded in 1975, Currie Medical Specialties, Inc. is a medical device business located in Franklin, TN with a production and distribution facility in Rancho Cucamonga, CA. We manufacture, market and distribute pneumatic compression pump and consumable garments, the ALP® System, used in conjunction to prevent deep vein thrombosis (“DVT”) in non-ambulatory hospital patients. The ALP® VasQcare System™ is a portable pneumatic compression device designed to be used in the home setting for patients recovering from surgery and is a safe and effective alternative to anticoagulants.