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2014-04-11 12:23:43

Elastic-Like Seal Rebounds around Stoma to Provide Clinically-Proven Skin Protection GREENSBORO, N.C., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ConvaTec, a leading global medical products and technologies company, today launched an innovative new ostomy pouch that for the first time brings the clinically-proven skin and leak protection of Moldable Technology to ostomates who prefer the convenience of a one-piece pouch. The launch is the latest in a series of new product introductions that...

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...

2014-03-14 23:01:07

Delegate Jeff Waldstreicher (D-18-Montgomery) presented Metro Maryland Ostomy Association, Inc. with a Resolution from the Maryland House of Delegates honoring their 40th Anniversary as a non-profit organization in the State of Maryland. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 Delegate Jeff Waldstreicher (D-18-Montgomery) joined nearly 100 volunteers and supporters to commemorate the 40th Anniversary of Metro Maryland Ostomy Association, Inc. (MMOA). MMOA was founded in 1974 out of the...

2014-02-27 23:21:10

Advocate will discuss free programs that help patients better understand and manage their disease. Youngstown, Ohio (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Tara Bertini, R.N., B.S., an advocate for patients with Crohn’s disease and/or Colitis, will address the Youngstown Area Ostomy Support Group March 11. Bertini will discuss the free patient advocate programs provided by AbbVie, a global, research-based biopharmaceutical company. The goal of the patient advocate programs, Bertini says, is to help...

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...

2014-02-19 23:29:34

Author, comedian, and national speaker, Brenda Elsagher will be the keynote speaker and featured entertainer at Metro Maryland Ostomy Association's 40th Anniversary Brunch to be held on Sunday, March 9, 2014 at the Sheraton in downtown Silver Spring. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 She will make you laugh, and at times bring you to tears from laughing so hard with her comedy routine that focuses on healing through laughter in the face of adversity. Brenda Elsagher is a...

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...

2014-01-27 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...

2014-01-26 23:00:37

Grand View Research has announced the addition of "Global Incontinence and Ostomy Care Products Industry Trends and Market Segment Forecasts To 2020" Market Research report to their Database. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 The global market for incontinence and ostomy care products is expected to reach USD 17,184.2 million by 2020, according to a new research report by Grand View Research, Inc. The presence of high prevalence rates of incontinence,...

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...