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This month, a randomized clinical trial (RCT Level 1 Evidence) on COVR Medical garments has been published in the Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery (JBJS) - the premier scientific journal for Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Surgeons. JBJS: Exposure-Related Anxiety and Improving Patient Satisfaction with...

Working in conjunction with Marathon Medical, COVR Medical garments have been included on the FSS (Federal Supply Schedule) and DAPA (Defense Acquisition Program Administration) contracts.  Marathon Medical is a Service-disabled, Veteran-owned Small Business that provides distribution services to government-run healthcare facilities.  Inclusion on these contracts...

Andrea Kilen, MHA Andrea is currently the Administrator for The Office of Patient Experience at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. Prior to her current role, she was an Operations Manager in Orthopedic Surgery at Mayo Clinic for more than 7 years.  She has her Master of...

MedTech Outlook Magazine, a peer-vetted, authoritative journal on trends, challenges and solutions in the medical technology industry, has recognized COVR Medical with a 2020 Top Ten Surgical Solutions Provider Award.

“The innovative thought and high standards with which these products were developed are indicative of the experts behind the company”, said the article dedication entitled “Armoring Patient Dignity and Modesty”.

Dr. Tom Shives and Tracey McCray, the hosts of Mayo Clinic Radio featured an entire segment of their program on COVR Medical garments, including an on-air conversation with Dr. Bruce Levy, CEO of COVR Medical.

In the program, the genesis of the company is discussed and Tracey describes patients’ appreciation for the garments and further states that COVR “helps people feel a lot more comfortable when they are undergoing surgery”

Cindy Scharz of iHeart Media interviewed COVR Medical CEO, Dr. Bruce Levy for Planet Vera  Radio – a show dedicated to “educating patients for better care.” Cindy says “I am astounded the nakedness allowed, required, submitted to, and expected in the medical community, and seemingly without any reasoning and/or justification” as Dr. Levy informs her as to the clinical reasons why patients must undress and, subsequently, how COVR Medical garments meets the clinical needs of medical professionals while also meeting the of privacy needs of the patient.

Dan Barreiro, host of the Bumper to Bumper show on KFAN Radio – the Minnesota sports talk show leader – FM 100.3 – iHeartRadio, interviewed Dr. Bruce Levy, Founder of COVR Medical at their live Rochesterfest location.

Dan refers to COVR Medical garments as “revolutionary, so simple, feels so comfortable … and helps people feel less stressed. In the interview he asks Dr. Levy why it took the medical community so long to address this need.

To hear the interview, click below move to 1:11:10 on the recording.

Destination Medical Center (DMC), a 20-year, $5.6 billion economic development initiative to make Rochester a global destination for health and wellness has featured COVR Medical in the Entrepreneurial Spotlight section of their newsletter. The article describes COVR as “facilitating patient dignity one surgery at a time” and Dr. Levy describes the company’s appreciation for the entrepreneurial support provided by the Rochester community.

Mayo Clinic features COVR Medical “In the Loop” (news) section of their website. The article recounts the genesis of COVR Medical garments and describes Mayo’s experience with the product and the value that it provides to patients. “Mayo Clinic began using COVR garments in 2017”.

Authority healthcare innovation writer, Christina D. Warner, features COVR Medical garments in the magazine’s segment on “Big Ideas That Might Change The World In The Next Few Years”. The article describes how
Healthcare is just starting to understand the anxiety felt by patients who fear exposure during a medical or surgical procedure.

COVR Medical was featured in an NBC News medical report by Beret Leone of KTTC-TV and broadcast on many other NBC affiliates). The patient-centered report features an interview with Dr. Bruce Levy, CEO of COVR.

COVR Medical is being featured in EVERYDAY HEALTH – one of the largest consumer health websites with 44 million monthly users, a registered community of 70 million, and a social media audience of 5.9 million. EVERYDAY HEALTH is committed to providing trusted, evidence-based health and medical information from the nation’s leading healthcare providers and patient advocates at the center of clinical care.

Effective Jan 2, 2019, Thomas B. Pavilon has been appointed to the position of US National Sales Manager for COVR Medical, LLC. Tom is a commercial executive with experience in both life sciences and industrial organizations.  As a consultant, he has worked with industry leaders...

COVR Medical is being featured in the January edition of Twin Cities Business – Minnesota’s leading provider of business news. In the article entitled “Mayo Clinic Looks South”, reporter Sam Schaust states that
the groin has “long been a shared point of awkwardness for doctors and patients” Follow the link to read the magazine and see page 13.

James Rabe, host of Y-105 FM Rochester, “hates” hospital gowns and let the world know in a piece featured on the radio station’s web site. In his article, he thanked COVR for developing its garments and refers to us as “a miracle” that has arrived.

In addition to being flattered by the complement, we agree with Rabe that no matter how hard a gown (or drape or towel) tries to keep things covered, “something slips out”.  The many benefits of COVR Medical’s garments include stay-in-place designs that provide full coverage (Front and Back) for the patient and procedural access for the medical staff.

To see the article on Y-105’s website: