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ClearCount Medical Solutions

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About ClearCount Medical Solutions

ClearCount Medical Solutions is a medical device company focused on patient safety solutions. ClearCount has assembled an extendable RFID-based platform that aims to provide a solution to drive efficiency while preventing medical errors. ClearCount's SmartSponge System is the only FDA-cleared RFID enabled system for counting and detecting surgical sponges. The SmartSponge System is a reconciliation and detection solution that aims to improve patient and O.R. safety, enhances operational efficiency, and aims to reduce cost. In 2014, ClearCount Medical Solutions was acquired by Stryker. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Headquarters Location

101 Bellevue Road Suite 300

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 15229,

United States


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ClearCount Medical Solutions Patents

ClearCount Medical Solutions has filed 13 patents.

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Clusters of differentiation, Surgical instruments, Printed circuit board manufacturing, Electronic design, Transcription factors


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Clusters of differentiation, Surgical instruments, Printed circuit board manufacturing, Electronic design, Transcription factors



Latest ClearCount Medical Solutions News

ClearCount Medical Solutions’ SmartSponge absorbs errors

Jan 20, 2015

ClearCount Medical Solutions Inc.'s SmartSponge brings sponge-counting into the 21st century through the use of radio frequency identification chips. Blog © Copyright 2015 Innovation Works Innovation Works is the Ben Franklin Technology Partner of Southwestern PA and is supported by the Department of Community and Economic Development. 2000 Technology Drive

ClearCount Medical Solutions Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was ClearCount Medical Solutions founded?

    ClearCount Medical Solutions was founded in 2004.

  • Where is ClearCount Medical Solutions's headquarters?

    ClearCount Medical Solutions's headquarters is located at 101 Bellevue Road, Pittsburgh.

  • What is ClearCount Medical Solutions's latest funding round?

    ClearCount Medical Solutions's latest funding round is Acquired.

  • How much did ClearCount Medical Solutions raise?

    ClearCount Medical Solutions raised a total of $16.84M.

  • Who are the investors of ClearCount Medical Solutions?

    Investors of ClearCount Medical Solutions include Stryker, Draper Triangle Ventures, Corridor Venture Partners, Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse, Innovation Works and 3 more.

  • Who are ClearCount Medical Solutions's competitors?

    Competitors of ClearCount Medical Solutions include Amsino International, TrueVision Systems, RF Surgical Systems, CardiAQ Valve Technologies, SurgiCount Medical and 13 more.

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