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MCDONOUGH, GA – December 2020 – Encompass Group, LLC premiered its transformative Airisana™ Therapeutic Support Surface in June 2019 at the WOCNEXT 2019 Conference in Nashville, TN. Over the last eighteen months, Airisana has been well received by the nursing community because it has provided a cost-effective solution that drives savings, supports a reduction in PI prevalence and risks, drives reductions in patient and staff injury and is simple to clean and store.

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Edison, N.J. – December 16, 2020, 2020 – MTF Biologics® has received the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) Seal of Approval for two MTF Biologics Wound Care tissues, SomaGen® Meshed, Allograft Dermal Matrix and Leneva®, Allograft Adipose Matrix. To receive the seal, both tissues were reviewed by a panel of experienced APMA podiatric physicians.

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December 9, 2020 – Jacksonville, FL – Next Science, a medical technology company with a focus on treating biofilm-based infections in humans, announced today that it has donated $300,000 worth of BlastX™ Antimicrobial Wound Gel to The Save A Leg, Save A Life Foundation in Ponte Vedra. The donation will support the foundation’s mission of reducing lower extremity amputations and improving wound healing outcomes through evidence-based methodology and community outreach.

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Miami, FL – November 10, 2020 – Amniox Medical, Inc. (Amniox), a TissueTech, Inc. company that specializes in the clinical application of human birth tissue-based products, announced today that it had joined forces with key stakeholder groups around the nation who are advocating for diabetes awareness and optimal patient care, especially in chronic, debilitating conditions like late stage (Wagner Grade 3 and 4) Complex Diabetic Foot Ulcers (DFUs). Amniox has rolled out a month-long virtual campaign, #DFUAvengers, targeting health care professionals who treat patients living with chronic wounds.

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October 16, 2020 – Bethesda, MD – In its comments submitted to the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) last week, the Alliance of Wound Care Stakeholders, who are dedicated to protecting quality care and access to products and services for people with wounds, voiced its opposition to payment cuts from five to nine percent for surgical procedures and nine percent for physical therapy services as CMS proposes in its CY2021 Physician Fee Schedule.

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October 13, 2020 — Cincinnati, Ohio—The National Association Directors of Nursing Administration (NADONA) is pleased to announce the 2020 winners of the Nurse Leader of the Year Award and Regional Nurse Leader of the Year Awards.

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Cincinnati, Ohio – October 2, 2020 – This spring, Standard Textile, a global manufacturer of health care and hospitality products, restructured its entire supply chain to provide support for America’s frontline medical workers during the current pandemic. For months, the company has been leading an urgent charge to increase production of PPE (personal protective equipment) such as protective gowns, face masks and face shields, in order to provide hospitals and health care workers in the United States with additional protection against COVID-19.

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The Wound Healing Foundation, through the support of 3M Health Care, is pleased to announce the Wound Healing Foundation-3M Fellowship for the year 2021. This will mark the 22nd anniversary of the 3M Fellow Award. The WHF-3M Fellowship is a one-year $15,000 gift to stimulate scientific research and career development of a young investigator or junior faculty member pursuing a career in wound healing research.

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Toronto, CANADA – September 29, 2020 – MolecuLight Inc., the creator of a point-of-care fluorescence imaging for real-time detection of bacteria in wounds, announced publication of results from the Fluorescence Imaging Assessment and Guidance (“FLAAG”) clinical trial in Advances in Wound Care. This large prospective, multicenter, controlled clinical trial included 350 patients, across 14 U.S. outpatient wound care centers and 20 clinicians. The trial, independently led by Dr. Thomas E. Serena and his team at the SerenaGroup®, evaluated whether fluorescence imaging (MolecuLight i:X) improves detection of high (>104 CFU/g) bacterial loads when used in combination with clinical signs and symptoms of assessment.

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August 13, 2020 – The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services this week released for comment its proposed CY 2021 updates to the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System and Physician Fee Schedule. Below are several provisions the Alliance has identified as particularly impacting wound care clinicians, which the Alliance will be tracking and preparing comment on.

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