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2014-08-29 23:06:49

Pittsburgh-based InventHelp attempts to submit an invention, Robotic Repositioning System, to companies for review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 "I have had many hospital stays, including five back surgeries and four neck surgeries, as well as many other surgeries in my lifetime, as I am a burn patient," said an inventor from Richmond, Texas. "During my stays, I was unable to move freely in order to prevent pneumonia, bedsores, stiffness and many other ailments....

2014-08-29 04:21:09

DALLAS, August 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RnRMarketResearch.com adds "Wound Care Market by Type (Traditional (Wound Closure, Anti infective), Basic (Films, Cleansing), Advanced (Hydrogels, Hydrocolloids, Alginate, Collagen), Active (Artificial Skin & Skin Substitutes), Pressure Relief Devices, NPWT) - Global Forecast to 2019" research report to its store. The global wound care market is expected to reach $18.3 billion by 2019 from $15.6 billion in 2014, growing at a CAGR of...

2014-08-20 23:09:08

Building on their Big Data healthcare success and momentum, Jvion uses predictive analytics to accurately predict and prevent stage iii and iv pressure ulcers. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Building on growing success by applying Big Data to healthcare, Jvion successfully predicted stage iii and iv pressure ulcers with extremely high accuracy levels that, in some situations, approached 90%. A company spokesperson commented that these accuracy levels have never been achieved in...

2014-08-08 23:04:34

Wound Care Market is driven by several factors which include the rising incidences of hospital-acquired infections and the increasing awareness about the latest technologies in the market. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/wound-care-market-371.html (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 The Report “Wound Care Market by Type (Traditional (Wound Closure, Anti infective), Basic (Films, Cleansing), Advanced (Hydrogels, Hydrocolloids, Alginate, Collagen), Active (Artificial Skin & Skin...

2014-08-06 12:29:05

PLEASANTON, Calif., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leaf Healthcare, Inc., an innovative medical technology company focusing on wireless patient monitoring solutions, announced today it has joined the Corporate Advisory Council (CAC) of the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP). "We are tremendously proud and extremely excited to be part of the Corporate Advisory Council of the prestigious National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel," said Barrett Larson, MD, Chief Medical Officer...

2014-08-03 16:20:59

DALLAS, August 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wound Care Market by Type (Traditional (Wound Closure, Anti infective), Basic (Films, Cleansing), Advanced (Hydrogels, Hydrocolloids, Alginate, Collagen), Active (Artificial Skin & Skin Substitutes), Pressure Relief Devices, NPWT) - Global Forecast to 2019 is an August 2014 industry research report spread across 320 pages. Profiling companies like 3M Company, Baxter International, Inc., Coloplast A/S, Convatec Healthcare B S.A.R.L,...

2014-07-30 12:30:40

PLEASANTON, Calif., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- El Camino Hospital, a leader in the use of technology to improve patient care, is utilizing the Leaf Patient Monitoring system to help prevent hospital-acquired pressure ulcers by monitoring the position and movement of patients susceptible to bed sores. The decision was made after conducting a six month-long, 138-patient study of the system, which showed dramatic improvement in compliance with the hospital's patient turn protocols....

2014-07-24 08:34:02

Over 90% of respondents to a post-clinical briefing survey agree that sub-epidermal moisture (SEM) is a meaningful biomarker for the early indication of pressure-induced tissue damage LOS ANGELES, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bruin Biometrics (BBI), a pioneer in biometric-sensor based medical devices, announced today that after two weeks of clinical briefings to over 200 pressure ulcer experts throughout the European Union, it gained substantial concurrence on both the clinical...

2014-07-22 12:23:34

PORTLAND, Oregon, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report by Allied Market Research titled, "Global advanced wound care and closure market (types, applications, end user and geography) - Size, Share, Global Trends, Company Profiles, Demand, Insights, Analysis, Research, Report, Opportunities, Segmentation and Forecast, 2013 - 2020", suggests that the global advanced wound care and closure market will reach $20.5 billion by 2020, registering a CAGR of 8.0% from 2014 to 2020....

2014-07-17 23:11:33

Tealwood Senior Living, leading providers of long-term skilled nursing care, short-term rehabilitation solutions, independent and assisted living has selected WoundRounds® to automate its wound care management and risk prevention. Schaumburg, IL (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Tealwood Senior Living, leading providers of long-term skilled nursing care, short-term rehabilitation solutions, independent and assisted living has selected WoundRounds® to automate its wound care management and...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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