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2014-04-17 23:01:02

Orlando Regional Medical Center Recognized by Journal and National Wound Care Conference for Outstanding Treatment Malvern, PA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 HMP Communications Holdings, LLC (HMP), a leader in healthcare communications and education, today announced Orlando Regional Medical Center (ORMC) as its most recent “Facility in Focus” inductee, a special designation given to exceptional wound care facilities from around the country through HMP’s journal, Today’s Wound Clinic....

2014-04-07 08:30:21

ADDISON, Texas, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --ULURU Inc. (OTCQB: ULUR), is pleased to provide an update on the pharmacoeconomic analysis being conducted in Europe on Altrazeal(®), the Company's innovative wound dressing. The purpose of this pharmacoeconomic analysis is to evaluate both the cost and healing benefits of Altrazeal(®) when compared to conventional dressings and advanced moist wound healing products. The analysis is being conducted on defined-wound types and sizes,...

2014-04-01 13:57:22

Wounds may heal more quickly if exposed to low-intensity vibration, report researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago. The finding, in mice, may hold promise for the 18 million Americans who have type 2 diabetes, and especially the quarter of them who will eventually suffer from foot ulcers. Their wounds tend to heal slowly and can become chronic or worsen rapidly. Timothy Koh, UIC professor of kinesiology and nutrition in the UIC College of Applied Health Sciences, was...

2014-03-27 12:31:18

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Recent healthcare coverage decisions could offer relief to the nearly twelve million Medicare-eligible Seniors across 15 States, based on estimates from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid. Senior citizens with diabetes are at risk to develop diabetic foot ulcers and venous leg ulcers - hard-to-heal wounds that are involved in nearly two-thirds of all non-traumatic lower limb amputations each year. Novitas, a Part A...

2014-03-24 23:27:43

Training course prepares staff for upcoming opening of hyperbaric oxygen unit at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Rahway. Rahway, New Jersey (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Rahway hosted a hyperbaric medicine training course as a precursor to the opening of their hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) unit this summer. The course was attended by over 50 clinicians from across the country, including 13 clinicians from Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Rahway....

2014-02-23 23:00:50

Transparency Market Research Report added "Global Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Market - Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2013 - 2019" to its database. Browse full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/negative-pressure-wound-therapy.html. Albany, New York, USA (PRWEB) February 23, 2014 Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT) also known as Vacuum Assisted Closure (V.A.C) is a wound dressing technique that aids in healing acute and chronic...

2014-02-12 23:20:24

Placental-based wound coverings to reach VA and other health care providers treating chronic wounds. Philadelphia, Pa. (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Liventa Bioscience (formerly AFCell Medical), the trusted innovator in living donor birth tissues to advance wound care healing, has joined forces with industry leader Medline Industries, Inc. to enter the U.S. wound care market. The partnership will introduce Liventa’s advanced placental-based technology to Medline’s extensive customer base...

2014-02-10 08:27:05

Solution for deep, hard-to-heal wounds with additional contouring functionality COLUMBIA, Md., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ACell, Inc., a leading regenerative medicine company focused on the development, manufacturing and commercialization of tissue repair products, today announced that it has launched the new MatriStem® Multilayer Wound Matrix device for deep, hard-to-heal, full-thickness wounds. The one-to-one (1:1) mesh design of MatriStem Multilayer Wound Matrix is built to...

2014-02-05 23:22:11

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Wound Debridement Products markets. Global market for Wound Debridement Products is projected to exceed US$1.0 billion by 2020, driven by growing incidence of chronic wounds and increasing need to reduce patient hospital stays. San Jose, California (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn - Defined as the process of removal of contaminated, dead or adherent tissue from a wound to promote healing, debridement represents...

2014-01-31 23:02:42

New Continuing Medical Education and Information Portal Streamlines Access for Wound Care Professionals Malvern, PA (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 HMP Communications Holdings, LLC, a leader in healthcare communications and education, is proud to announce the launch of SAWC Network, a new online portal for wound care professionals to access relevant news, articles, industry meeting information, live and online CME/CE opportunities, and more. For nearly 30 years, the Symposium on Advanced Wound...