CorVent Medical appoints Jeremy Nelson as COO

Jeremy Nelson. [Image courtesy of CorVent Medical]CorVent Medical announced today that it appointed Jeremy Nelson as its new chief operating officer (COO).

Fargo, North Dakota-based CorVent says Nelson brings nearly 20 years of operational experience to the role. His expertise comes across supply chain, manufacturing, engineering and automation. He will be based at CorVent’s Fargo office.

“We are excited to add Jeremy to our outstanding executive team at CorVent. Jeremy’s proven expertise in operations, supply chain and quality will be instrumental as we build and expand operations in Fargo North Dakota–transitioning from a startup to a commercial medical device company,” said Richard Walsh, CorVent Medical CEO.

Walsh called Nelson “a key asset” as the company moves into its new 15,000-square-foot headquarters.

Nelson joins CorVent having collected experience at Smith+Nephew, Ethicon Endo-Surgery and Zimmer Biomet.…

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CorVent Medical gains CE mark approval for critical care ventilator

CorVent Medical announced that it received CE mark approval for its Respond-19 ventilator and is preparing to launch it in Europe.

Santa Clara, Calif.-based CorVent’s Respond-19 ventilator allows hospitals to treat more patients suffering from acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). The system received FDA emergency use authorization (EUA) for primary critical care use in December 2020 amid the COVID-19 pandemic. CorVent expects full FDA clearance sometime this year.

Respond-19 offers flexible expansion of critical care ventilation and provides invasive and non-invasive respiratory support at a lower cost of ownership without traditional requirements for costly service or maintenance plans, CorVent said in a news release.

“The Respond-19 ventilator equips healthcare providers with a highly responsive fleet of ICU-quality ventilators. With a streamlined interface that can be deployed at moment’s notice, the Respond-19 ventilator al…

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