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2014-02-25 12:27:33

Seeking Innovation Ideas to Improve Patient Quality of Life CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Edison Nation Medical, a medical device incubator and online resource for people passionate about healthcare innovation, is conducting a worldwide innovation search for ideas to improve stoma management and the quality of life for patients following a colostomy, ileostomy or urostomy procedure. The search aligns with National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month in March as ostomy...

2014-02-03 23:01:24

Senator John Astle (D-30) and co-sponsor Senator Joanne Benson (D-24) have introduced SB 671, legislation that would require insurers, non profit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations (HMO's), that provide health insurance policies and contracts, to provide coverage for Ostomy Equipment and Supplies. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 Metro Maryland Ostomy Association, Inc. (MMOA), the state and Mid-Atlantic region's largest and most tenured ostomy...

2014-01-12 23:01:27

MarketReportsOnline.com offers “Global Ostomy Care Market: Trends & Opportunities (2012-2017)” research report that provides in depth analysis of the global Ostomy market with a discussion on types of Ostomy and associated surgical procedures. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) January 12, 2014 The report titled "Global Ostomy Care Market: Trends & Opportunities (2012-2017)" provides an in-depth analysis of the global Ostomy market with a discussion on types of Ostomy and...

2013-02-06 23:02:01

Inspirational photos featured in the 2013 World Ostomy Day Calendar Libertyville, IL (PRWEB) February 06, 2013 Hollister Incorporated, a global manufacturer of healthcare products, recently sponsored a photo contest to commemorate 2012 World Ostomy Day. The 12 winning photos are featured in the 2013 World Ostomy Day Calendar, and the winners also received a certificate of recognition and $250 for their local ostomy association. To see the winning photos and/or to download the 2013 World...

2013-01-31 23:04:15

Workplace Flatulence Causes a Stink at the Social Security Administration and Could Have Been Averted Had They Used Devrom®. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) January 31, 2013 According to an article published on TheSmokingGun.com, on December 10, 2012 an employee of the Social Security Administration (SSA) was reprimanded for “Conduct unbecoming of a Federal employee.” Odoriferous and excessive workplace flatulence was the issue. It seems that his proximity to co-workers while...

2012-11-15 08:26:15

ALBANY, New York, November 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research (http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com) "Ostomy Drainage Bags Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share and Forecast, 2012 - 2018 [http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/ostomy-drainage-bags-market.html ],"the global ostomy drainage bags market was valued at USD 2.1 billion in 2011 and is expected to reach USD 2.6 billion in 2018, growing at...

2012-09-18 06:28:38

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Coloplast announced the U.S. launch of its new ostomy product, SenSura(®) Mio, an ostomy pouch that promises a better body fit and a greater feeling of security for patients with a colostomy. SenSura Mio achieves this fit and security by using Coloplast's innovative BodyFit((TM) )Technology, a pliable new elastic adhesive that is a first of its kind in the ostomy medical devices industry. Many patients have irregular abdominal surfaces, making...

2012-07-03 02:23:20

MISGAV, Israel, July 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Stimatix GI Ltd., a leading developer of low-profile innovative solutions for colostomy management, announced today that it was granted CE Mark for its AOS-C2000(TM). Stimatix GI is developing the AOS-C1000(TM) and the AOS-C2000(TM) as part of its colostomy product line that provides voluntary bowel evacuation and improves the quality of life for people with a stoma. "Obtaining the CE Mark, on schedule, along with the FDA...

2012-06-11 06:24:13

CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ConvaTec, a world-leading developer and marketer of innovative medical technologies for community and hospital care, announced observational study results showing that use of ConvaTec Moldable Technology(TM) Skin Barriers helped to maintain skin integrity and improve peristomal skin issues in stoma patients. The final study results were presented at the 44(th) Annual Conference of the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses (WOCN) Society in...

2012-06-09 14:20:17

CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Joanna Burgess, RN, CWOCN of Apex, NC, was honored today as this year's Great Comebacks® National Award recipient at a ceremony held at the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses (WOCN®) Society(TM) 44th Annual Conference in Charlotte, NC. The Great Comebacks® Program, now in its 27th year, annually honors outstanding individuals who inspire others to live life to the fullest after ostomy surgery. Burgess' ostomy journey of 45 years...