Association for Vascular Access (AVA) TV Partners with Teleflex as AVA TV Channel Sponsor

Chantilly, Virginia, UNITED STATES

WASHINGTON, DC, Aug. 19, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TV Worldwide, since 1999, a pioneering web-based global TV network, announced that its private label Internet TV Channel, produced in cooperation with the Association for Vascular Access (AVA) , AVA TV  , had received a strategic channel sponsorship from Teleflex, a leading provider of specialty medical devices for a range of procedures in critical care and surgery.

The AVA TV channel, which has been producing video for the vascular access community since its launch in beta form in the fall of 2014, has continued to grow its audience base to well over 100,000 viewing professionals from the vascular access community. Under the terms of the Teleflex AVA TV Sponsorship Agreement, AVA TV will produce important live and on-demand programming of critical interest to vascular access professionals including the upcoming August 29th live webcast of the Teleflex-Sponsored Central Venous Catheter (CVC) training at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, in cooperation with the San Diego Vascular Access Network (SANVAN).

The Teleflex support of the channel will also assist AVA TV in expanding its upcoming live webcast coverage of the AVA 2015 29th Annual Scientific Meeting, September 26-29, 2015 at the Gaylord Texan near Dallas, Texas.

In addition to live webcast coverage of AVA events, AVA TV features regular emerging disease updates, newscasts and other interactive programming related to professional development, best practices and the latest advances in the vascular access community.

“We look forward to working with Teleflex and are pleased to have them on board as an AVA TV Channel Sponsor,” stated Lee Grossman, CEO of the Association for Vascular Access. “This support from Teleflex is integral to our strategy to create programming for the AVA TV Internet TV channel that educates and brings about evidence-based innovations in vascular access.”

“We look forward to supporting the AVA TV Channel,” remarked Jake Newman, Vice President, Marketing. “The Teleflex mission for vascular access is aligned with that of AVA.  We are committed to advancing the practice of vascular specialists, and AVA TV allows us to reach this audience in a meaningful and engaging manner.  We’re confident that together with the partnership of AVA TV we will make a difference.”

“We welcome Teleflex as an AVA TV channel and program sponsor,” said Dave Gardy, Chairman and CEO of TV Worldwide. “We appreciate that Teleflex is committed to helping us create content that advances research and provides professional and public education to shape practice and enhance patient outcomes.”

About the Association for Vascular Access

The Association for Vascular Access (AVA) is an association of healthcare professionals founded in 1985 to promote the emerging vascular access specialty.  Today, it’s multidisciplinary membership advances research, professional and public education to shape practice and enhance patient outcomes, and partners with the device manufacturing community to bring about evidence-based innovation in vascular access.  Learn more at (

About Teleflex Incorporated

Teleflex is a leading global provider of specialty medical devices for a range of procedures in critical care and surgery. Our mission is to provide solutions that enable healthcare providers to improve outcomes and enhance patient and provider safety. Headquartered in Wayne, PA, Teleflex employs approximately 12,400 people and serves healthcare providers worldwide. For additional information about Teleflex please refer to

About TV Worldwide

Founded in 1999, TV, Inc. (t/a TV Worldwide, Inc., is a veteran-owned Internet TV solutions company that developed the first network of community-based Internet TV channels, primarily targeting niche enterprise/professional audiences ranging from the maritime industry to the telecom and federal/public sectors. Known by many in the industry as "Intelligent Internet TV," Fortune 500 companies, 35 federal government agencies, and numerous associations including the National Association of Broadcasters have partnered with TV Worldwide to utilize TV Worldwide's live and on-demand state-of-the art video streaming content applications and Internet TV channels. In recognition of the company's pioneering unique achievements in new media solutions and content development, TV Worldwide has been selected by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) to webcast past Daytime Emmy Awards and the Emmy awards for Technology and Engineering. TV Worldwide Chairman and CEO Dave Gardy, has been honored by Streaming Media Magazine as one of the 25 Most Influential People in Streaming Media. Mr. Gardy also has served as the President of the International Webcasting Association (IWA) and as a member of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund Corporate Council.



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