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2014-04-19 08:20:36

ReportsnReports.com offers "The Global Market for Advanced Wound Care Products 2014" research report in its store. This report covers information on current market dynamics, regional perspectives, competitive environments and future prospects. DALLAS, April 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Global Market for Advanced Wound Care Products 2014 report provides you with the knowledge to understand the current state of the advanced wound care market, the historical market background and the key...

2014-04-09 16:26:07

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Smith & Nephew (NYSE: SNN; LSE: SN), the global medical technology business, today announces a new educational relationship with the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society (WOCN®). Through a restricted educational grant, Smith & Nephew is supporting Wound, Ostomy and Continence (WOC) Nurse Week, which honors the care WOC nurses provide to millions of patients suffering from chronic wounds, ostomies and urinary and fecal...

2014-02-27 12:27:58

PLAINFIELD, Ill., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wound Care Education Institute® (WCEI), a leading wound care and ostomy education provider, is partnering for a second time with The Health Facilities Association of Maryland (HFAM) and the National Alliance of Wound Care and Ostomy® (NAWCO) to offer wound care training and Wound Care Certification (WCC®) to eligible clinicians on Maryland's Eastern Shore. WCEI first partnered with HFAM and the Maryland Hospital Association in 2010,...

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...

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...

2013-10-15 12:33:06

MONTCLAIR, N.J., Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Van Dyk Health Care, Inc. (www.vandykhealthcare.com) is pleased to announce that its Van Dyk Montclair facility's nursing staff has successfully completed training for Wound V.A.C.® care offered by KCI, developers of the Wound V.A.C. system. The Montclair nursing staff is now KCI-certified as being competent in Wound V.A.C. care, a therapeutic technique using a vacuum dressing to promote healing in acute or chronic wounds. "Van Dyk...

2013-09-16 23:01:48

WOW (Wild on Wounds) is at the top of the list for many clinicians as a must-attend conference. Designed for the hands-on clinician, this conference is packed with up to date content and dynamic speakers. Plainfield, IL (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 Wound Care Education Institute (WCEI), the country’s leading wound care education provider, successfully completed its annual clinical conference, “Wild on Wounds” (WOW) last week at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. The conference...

2013-09-13 23:18:32

RnRMarketResearch.com adds a new report “Ostomy Drainage Bags Market to 2019 – Technical Advances Increase Patient Convenience but Unfavorable Reimbursement Scenarios Limit Growth Potential” to its store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 13, 2013 Ostomy Drainage Bags Market to 2019 – Technical Advances Increase Patient Convenience but Unfavorable Reimbursement Scenarios Limit Growth Potential looks at the market, key market players, and market dynamics for the global ostomy drainage...

2013-08-08 23:04:59

Study Finds that WOC Nurses Make a Difference in Positive Patient Results Mt. Laurel, NJ (PRWEB) August 08, 2013 The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society™ (WOCN®) is pleased to announce the exceptional results of a recent research study that showed WOC nurses are a key factor in achieving better patient outcomes related to wound, ostomy and continence (WOC) conditions. This study, the Effectiveness of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses on Agency-Level Wound and...