James Hathorn is a creative and resilient entrepreneur with a passion for uncomplicated solutions that address real healthcare problems. As the son and brother of two gastroenterologists, he is proud to lead ColoWrap towards its vision of safer, easier, and more effective colonoscopies. He currently holds 7+ patents related to innovation in the field of gastroenterology / endoscopy.×
Dr. David Lieberman—Professor of Medicine and Chief of the Department of Gastroenterology at Oregon Health & Science and the Portland VA Medical Center. Dr. Lieberman is the past president of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) and past president of the American Gastroenterology Association (AGA).×
Dr. Prateek Sharma—Professor of Medicine at the University of Kansas School of Medicine in Kansas City. Dr. Sharma is also the past president of The International Society for Diseases of the Esophagus (ISDE) and the former Chair of the World Endoscopy Organization.×
Dr. Sandi Fields—Community Gastroenterologist for 13 years at Annie Penn Hospital. Dr.Fields is the former Chief of Staff of Annie Penn Hospital, and current member of the Cone Health Executive Council.×
Dr. Seth Gross—Chief of Gastroenterology at New York City, based NYU Langone Medical Center. Dr. Gross is also a former member of the American College of Gastroenterology Institute’s board of directors.×
Established safe patient handling limits indicate the safe level of push force is 33 pounds for males and 22 pounds for females, for no more than five minutes per day.
GI staff routinely apply 50 to 115 pounds of force for ten minutes more per case.
Looping occurs in up to 90% of colonoscopies and is the reason why manual pressure and patient repositioning by endoscopy staff are required.
ColoWrap is the first device specifically designed to mitigate looping - minimizing the manual pressure and reposition, and preventing staff injuries.
We are the experts in minimizing endoscopy staff injury and offer comprehensive Safety-as-a-SolutionTM programs including: