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St. Paul, Minnesota – February 02, 2017 – Skin damage associated with urine and/or fecal exposure, otherwise known as incontinence associated dermatitis (IAD), is a resource-intensive condition that can be very painful for patients. To help combat this debilitating problem, 3M introduces its revolutionary 3M™ Cavilon™ Advanced Skin Protectant, a high endurance skin protectant designed to stop, reverse and prevent the damaging effects of moderate to severe IAD.

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Washington, D.C. – January 17, 2017 – The National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP), which serves as a leading scientific voice for improved patient outcomes in pressure injury prevention and treatment, recently met with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to discuss their new 2016 Pressure Injury Staging System, initially launched in April 2016.

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Irving, TX – January 24, 2017 – Keneric Healthcare, a medical device company that offers innovative and cost effective patient care products, today announced their partnership with Angelini Pharma Inc. This partnership will expand the reach of both companies by leveraging their clinical advocates, market share and areas of expertise.

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San Antonio, TX – January 19, 2017 – A recently completed, double-blind study demonstrated positive results for chronic wound patients who received Continuous Diffusion Oxygen (CDO) therapy using the TransCu O2® System by EO2 Concepts®.

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Fort Worth, TX – December 12, 2016 – SteadMed Medical, a provider of acute and chronic wound care products, announced it has developed a new dressing with their core Drawtex® Hydroconductive Dressing Technology that assists in the management of surgical incisions.

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Smithfield, RI – November 4th, 2016 – HealOmni, a privately held provider of real-time medical device management solutions, announced the official launch of a new, innovative smart technology that will allow any end-users to remotely access any medical device from a remote location. HealOmni can be accessed via laptop, desktop and mobile devices. This technology will accelerate real-time connection and equipment coordination for any medical devices. This new modality will change the way medical devices troubleshoot and improve patient quality of life.

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Isafjordur, Iceland and Washington D.C., October 24, 2016 – Kerecis, the company using fish skin to heal human wounds and tissue damage, and the Department of Defense (DoD) have entered into an agreement to develop new treatment methods for burn wounds.

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San Antonio, TX – November 10, 2016 – The World Health Organization (WHO) announced new global guidelines concerning surgical site infections (SSIs) – a significant contributor to unnecessary costs associated with patient complications. In its announcement, the agency suggests use of prophylactic negative pressure wound therapy (pNPWT, or closed incision negative pressure therapy [ciNPT]) over conventional wound dressings on primarily closed surgical incisions in high-risk wounds for the prevention of SSIs.

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Gaithersburg, MD – November 7, 2016 – The new Nexodyn® AOS Wound Care Solution, cleared for sale by the FDA, is now starting to be available in the USA, promoted and commercialized by a leading Italian pharmaceutical company Angelini, as a result of an exclusive partnership with the Swiss Company APR Applied Pharma Research (APR), the owner and developer of the proprietary, patented technology TEHCLO®, for the production of acidic super-oxidizing solutions.

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by The Wound Healing Foundation

This update from the Wound Healing Foundation (WHF) provides an overview of current and future educational, research and community-based initiatives in wound care. Recent WHF activities and opportunities include participation in international dialogue and meetings, as well as the ongoing efforts to advance and support scientific research in the field of wound management.

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