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Feb
6

HMP Announces Multiple Endorsements for SAWC Spring

HMP, a leader in healthcare events and education, today announced that its annual Symposium on Advanced Wound Care (SAWC) Spring, taking place in San Antonio, Texas, May 7-11, 2019, and serving as the annual meeting of the Wound Healing Society (WHS), has received endorsements from the following prominent organizations: American Physical Therapy Association’s Academy of Clinical Electrophysiology and Wound Management

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Feb
6

MediWound Announces Positive Top-Line Results from Its Pivotal Phase 3 Study (DETECT) in NexoBrid® for Eschar Removal of Severe Thermal Burns

MediWound Ltd., a fully-integrated biopharmaceutical company bringing innovative therapies to address unmet needs in severe burn and wound management, today announced that it has met its primary and all secondary endpoints in its pivotal U.S. Phase 3 clinical study (DETECT) with NexoBrid to treat patients with deep partial thickness and full thickness thermal burns intended for submission for Biological License Application (BLA) from U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

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Jan
18

Fish skin grafts are doctors’ new way to heal wounds on burn victims and diabetics

Chilly waters off the coast of Iceland have yielded an unlikely tool for healing humans’ tough-to-treat wounds: the skins of wild cod. After it’s cleaned, doctors can apply the fish skin to troublesome chronic wounds to ease pain and encourage human skin to heal underneath, according to Kerecis, an Icelandic company that makes several fish skin products and sells them across Europe, the United States and Asia.

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Jan
16

HMP Renames Ostomy Wound Management Journal Wound Management & Prevention

HMP, a leader in healthcare events and education, today announced that its premier wound care journal, Ostomy Wound Management, has been renamed Wound Management & Prevention. The name change not only reflects the shift seen in the healthcare industry to a broader focus on all aspects of wound care, but it also matches the journal’s already evolving content covering these expanded topic areas.

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Jan
14

Balancing clinical and operational priorities for optimal skin health

Skin health is critical to whole-patient wellness, and healthcare systems must align their clinical and operational goals to create optimal skin health outcomes. In a Dec.11 webinar hosted by Becker’s Hospital Review and sponsored by Cardinal Health, industry experts discussed the importance of proper skin health product selection and use, how science is contributing to innovation in skin care and how staff education can improve clinical and financial outcomes.

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Jan
11

Incidental discovery could help diabetics with foot wounds

An incidental discovery in a chemistry lab has now become a project helping drug makers and doctors better heal the foot wounds of diabetes patients. The project is the result of a bridge-building collaboration between University of Virginia researchers and clinicians at the College of Arts and Science’s Department of Chemistry, the School of Engineering’s Department of Biomedical Engineering, and the School of Medicine’s Department of Plastic Surgery and Chronic Wound Care Clinic.

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