JAVA Archive Now Available Online Through Funding From Medline Industries

The following is a statement regarding the JAVA archive.

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Today the Association for Vascular Access (AVA), in collaboration with Medline Industries, Inc., announced a new, innovative portal housing historical vascular access research published in the Journal of the Association for Vascular Access (JAVA) and the JAVA archive.

JAVA archive announcementAvailable to all AVA members and journal subscribers at the journal’s website, the JAVA Legacy Content is an archive of vascular access-related content dating back more than 20 years and made available to AVA members, journal subscribers and healthcare research enthusiasts. Medline’s investment in published vascular access material made the portal possible.

“AVA is thrilled with Medline’s commitment to advancing and proliferating Vascular Access research,” AVA CEO Ramzy Nasrallah said. “This archive now delivers quality scientific material to clinicians studying and improving the specialty. Working with Medline to make this a reality for healthcare is emblematic of AVA’s philosophy. This centres around openly and judiciously collaborating with industry.”

The JAVA Legacy Content archive was developed through an agreement with Medline and AVA’s publishing services partner, Allen Press Publishing, Inc.

“Education is critical to advancing this growing specialty area,” says Angela Zuick, RN, BSN, CCRN, VA-BC™ and Director of Clinical Services, Medline. “Medline is proud to continue its partnership with AVA to make this unique resource possible. Also improve how clinicians care for and manage patients with vascular access devices.”

To read the JAVA archive, please first visit To access the journal archive you will need to sign in on the AVA website. Then click the pass through link.


The Association for Vascular Access (AVA) founded in 1985 to promote the emerging vascular access specialty. Today, AVA stands at the forefront of protecting and saving lives via establishing best practices and promoting patient advocacy. AVA’s multidisciplinary membership advances research, provides professional and public education to shape practice and enhance patient outcomes, and partners with the device manufacturing community to bring about evidence-based innovations in vascular access. To learn more or join, visit