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2014-08-29 20:22:13

DUBLIN, August 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dublin - Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pkmk8k/global_ostomy) has announced the addition of the "Global Ostomy Care Accessories Market 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pkmk8k/global_ostomy ] report to their offering. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Ostomy refers to a surgically made opening (stoma) in the body for the excretion of waste...

2014-08-21 23:09:45

Global Ostomy Care Accessories Market 2014-2018 report analyzes key vendors like 3M Company, B.Braun, Coloplast, ConvaTec and Hollister. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 One of the emerging trends in the market is the rise in online sale of ostomy drainage bags. This increases the availability and accessibility of these products to customers, thereby increasing their purchase. Analysts forecast the Global Ostomy Care Accessories market to grow at a CAGR of 5.97 percent over the period...

2014-07-25 08:26:17

Company Replacing DEHP in All Its Products DEESIDE, Wales, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ConvaTec, a leading global medical products and technologies company, today announced that its UnoMeter(TM) Safeti(TM) Plus portfolio of hourly diuresis systems is now free of DEHP. The company now offers its major Continence & Critical Care brands in DEHP-free design, including the Flexi-Seal(TM) Fecal Management System and the AbViser(TM) AutoValve(TM) Intra-Abdominal Pressure Monitoring...

2014-07-22 08:31:33

LUXEMBOURG, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ConvaTec, a privately-held medical products and technologies company, today announced that Nigel Clerkin has been appointed chief financial officer of the company, effective July 22, 2014. Mr. Clerkin was previously executive vice president and chief financial officer of Elan Corporation, a Dublin-based biotechnology company. Mr. Clerkin was part of a senior team that helped build significant shareholder value at Elan, culminating in its...

2014-05-06 08:33:41

Revenue up 3.9% on a Constant Currency Basis; LUXEMBOURG, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ConvaTec, a privately-held medical products and technologies company, today announced strong financial results for the year ended December 31, 2013. Revenue for the year increased 3.9% to $1.701B, and adjusted EBITDA, excluding the impact of realized foreign exchange, was up 11.2% to $552.9M. The company also reported that revenue for the first quarter of fiscal 2014, which ended March 31,...

2014-05-05 23:04:05

ConvaTec, Hollister, Coloplast and Nu-Hope are among the companies that will be represented during the fair, which takes place during the monthly meeting of the Youngstown Area Ostomy Support Group. Youngstown, Ohio (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 A product fair featuring companies that specialize in medical supplies for ostomy patients is slated for 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. May 13 at Humility House, 755 Ohltown Road, Austintown. ConvaTec, Hollister, Coloplast and Nu-Hope are among the companies that will...

2014-04-01 16:25:08

New "Accordion" Flange Delivers the Clinically-Proven Skin Protection of Moldable Technology(TM) GREENSBORO, N.C., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ConvaTec, a leading global medical products and technologies company, today launched the Natura(®) Accordion Flange, designed to make ostomy pouch application much easier and more comfortable while delivering the clinically-proven skin and leak protection of Moldable Technology. The launch is the first in a series of new product...

2014-01-27 16:25:03

LUXEMBOURG, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ConvaTec, a privately-held developer and marketer of innovative medical technologies, today announced that John Cannon has been named Chief Financial Officer of the company. Mr. Cannon had been serving as ConvaTec's acting CFO since last July. "John has done a truly outstanding job, and I am pleased to name him officially to the CFO role," said Ken Berger, CEO of ConvaTec. About ConvaTec ConvaTec is a global medical products and...

2014-01-02 16:22:15

SKILLMAN, N.J., Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 180 Medical, a leader in the home delivery of intermittent catheters and other medical supplies, announced today that it has acquired Symbius Medical, a national home medical supply company. "Symbius and 180 Medical share a common focus on providing exceptional customer care in the home delivery of medical supplies," said Todd Brown, CEO of 180 Medical, a ConvaTec subsidiary. "The addition of Symbius extends our ability to serve...

2013-11-21 11:47:32

Nurses caring for ostomy patients will now be equipped with an essential new tool that provides them with the first comprehensive guide to optimize ostomy management and enhance patient safety. Janice Beitz, a professor at the Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden, was part of a research team that developed the ostomy algorithm, a step-by-step aid that allows nurses to properly assess ostomy patients and their needs. “The majority of ostomy care is provided by non-specialized clinicians...


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