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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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San Antonio, TX – October 26, 2016 – Acelity, a global wound care and regenerative medicine company, announced the launch of iOn PROGRESS™ Care Network with Remote Therapy Monitoring, a proprietary remote therapy monitoring system that delivers continuous at-home monitoring for patients prescribed negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) in the home. The iOn PROGRESS™ technology enables timely feedback on patients' use of NPWT, as well as increased clinician interaction to assist with patient compliance.

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Coralville, IA – October 25, 2016 – Dr. Tom Karagiannis from McCord Research and the Baker IDI Institute has won the prestigious Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute Prize for Diabetes Research for his scientific research poster that will be presented as part of the 2016 Alfred Health Week Research Poster Display at a Wounds Australia Conference in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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Brasilia, Brazil – October 5, 2016 – ARANZ Medical Ltd, a specialist in 3D scanning and informatics solutions for the health care sector, has been named the Private Sector Excellence Award winner at the World Information Technology and Services Alliance (WITSA) Global ICT Excellence Awards 2016. The award was presented by WITSA, a recognized leading voice of the global ICT industry, at the World Congress Gala Dinner in Brasilia on October 4th, part of the 2016 World Congress on Information Technology (WCIT).

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