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Feb
6

DermaClip Ramps Up for U.S. Sales Push of Wound-Healing Device

Sutures or staples are the norm to close deep wounds that won’t otherwise heal on their own. But a Houston medtech company says it has a better way. DermaClip makes an eponymous device that the company says is a non-invasive way to foster wound healing. The DermaClip device is an adhesive strip placed across a wound.

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Feb
6

What is LED Therapy?

LEDs or light emitting diodes are semiconductor devices that release light, of different wavelengths, when an electric current passes through. LED phototherapy is a non-invasive and non-thermal procedure, involving the use of LEDs for a range of medical and aesthetic uses.

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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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Feb
6

NYNY Week 1 is Over: 1st HBO in North Dakota

Congratulations to The Slimsons, the top point earner for New Year, New You challenge week one. The Slimsons includes two participants in the Friends & Family category. NYNY is an eight-week wellness challenge that encourages participants to develop positive lifestyle changes. NYNY is about exercising and eating right. It’s also about staying healthy. One way to improve or maintain health is through proper wound care.

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Feb
6

Pressure Ulcers: Prevention and Management

Prevention has been a primary goal of pressure ulcer research. Despite such efforts, pressure ulcers remain common in hospitals and the community. Moreover, pressure ulcers often become chronic wounds that are difficult to treat and tend to recur after healing.

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Feb
4

Microbial guardians of skin health

Skin, our largest and outermost organ, faces numerous challenges, including wounds, infections, inflammatory disorders, and cancer. Fortunately, it does not meet these challenges alone. Our skin is home to complex microbial communities, the skin microbiota, that play a fundamental role in the protection and control of this barrier surface.

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Feb
4

Healogics, Inc. Names Keith Koford as General Counsel

Healogics, the nation’s largest provider of advanced chronic wound care services, today announced that Keith Koford has been appointed to serve as General Counsel. In this role, Koford will be responsible for the entire legal function of the organization, including implementing all strategic and tactical legal initiatives.

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