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2014-09-03 12:31:47

Leaf Healthcare co-founder Barrett Larson to speak at MedX Conference on September 6 PLEASANTON, Calif., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time a new, wearable technology promises to help medical personnel prevent pressure ulcers by monitoring patient movement and alerting caregivers when patients susceptible to pressure ulcers need to be turned. At the 2014 Medicine X Conference, Dr. Barrett Larson will discuss a novel monitoring system that can help eliminate...

2014-08-04 08:27:45

Access to Apligraf® is Improved for Veterans with Chronic Diabetic Foot Ulcers and Venous Leg Ulcers CANTON, Mass., Aug 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Organogenesis Inc. announced today that it has been awarded Federal Supply Schedule Contract V797D-30288 with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for Apligraf®, the only product with FDA approval for the treatment of both diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs) and venous leg ulcers (VLUs). This five-year contract includes an option to extend its...

2014-07-22 16:27:39

EpiFix® shown to have most rapid and complete wound healing, least wastage and lowest cost per patient among three advanced wound care products in retrospective analysis of data. MARIETTA, Ga., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MiMedx Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDXG), an integrated developer, processor and marketer of patent protected regenerative biomaterials and bioimplants processed from human amniotic membrane, announced for investors today that a peer-reviewed study, "An Evaluation of...

2014-04-23 12:29:55

EpiFix® is shown to promote rapid healing and return to function for patients and provide a potential for significant cost savings. MARIETTA, Ga., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EpiFix®, dehydrated human amnion/chorion membrane (dHACM) allografts, were shown to be clinically and cost effective in the treatment of multiple hard-to-treat wounds like diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs), venous leg ulcers (VLUs), and pressure ulcers (PUs), according to data and case experiences being presented at the...

2014-04-21 08:25:20

MARIETTA, Ga., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MiMedx Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDXG), an integrated developer, manufacturer and marketer of patent protected regenerative biomaterials and bioimplants processed from human amniotic membrane, announced today its sponsorship of Scott Rigsby, a double-amputee athlete. As part of the relationship, Rigsby will be taking his "inspire, inform, enable" message to Boston as he returns to run the 2014 Boston Marathon on April 21. Rigsby was 18 when...

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...

2014-03-31 08:30:30

New contract broadens access of MatriStem to an additional 100,000 healthcare entities COLUMBIA, Md., March 31, 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 entered into a national purchasing agreement with Novation for the Company's MatriStem® devices. The MatriStem devices also were awarded the elite Innovative Technology...

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...

2014-03-25 23:32:10

The comprehensive outpatient treatment program at the Memorial Center for Wound Healing specializes in the prevention and treatment of chronic, non-healing wounds. Pembroke Pines, Fla. (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Months after his surgery, 66-year-old Lawrence Liburd knew that the gaping 6-inch wound on the sole of his right foot just didn’t look right. After his podiatrist referred him to the Memorial Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy at Memorial Hospital Pembroke,...


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