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  • Ellwood City Hospital's wound care clinic repeat winner of award

    Thu, 05 May 2016

    ELLWOOD CITY -- For the second consecutive year, the Mary Evans Wound Care Center at Ellwood City Hospital has received a Center of Distinction Award from the center's contractor. Hospital physicians, clinicians and administrators gathered Wednesday for ...

  • Need for chronic wound care growing in Montana, nationally

    Mon, 02 May 2016

    BILLINGS – Millions of patients each year in the United States suffer from chronic wounds – those that haven't healed long after they should have – and caring for them accounts for billions of dollars in annual spending. And with obesity and ...

  • Braden pressure ulcer tool added to wound care system

    Wed, 04 May 2016

    WoundRounds now allows wound care clinicians to use a built-in tool for scheduling Braden Risk Assessments as part of efforts to prevent pressure ulcers. The Braden Scale for Predicting Pressure Sore Risk tackles six categories — sensory perception ...

  • Wound Closure and Advanced Wound Care Global Market - Forecast To 2021

    Tue, 26 Apr 2016

    NEW YORK, April 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Wound closure and wound care devices are the medical apparatus used for the closure of the wound by pulling the cut edges of the tissues together or by directly acting on the wounds for better healing. Devices such ...

  • Milford center participates in Wound Care Awareness Week

    Tue, 03 May 2016

    The Advanced Wound Care Center at Milford Hospital, 300 Seaside Ave., a member of the Healogics network, is helping raise awareness of chronic wounds. The third annual Wound Care Awareness Week will take place from June 6 to June 10. Program directors ...

  • NGO Offers Free Medical Care to 100 Persons in Edo

    Wed, 04 May 2016

    The free health medical treatment organised by the Okakagbe Foundation in collaboration with an America-based ‘Charity Wound Care Foundation’ is aimed at providing the free treatment to the patients. Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Okakagbe ...

  • Venezuela health care crisis: Shooting is just the first pain

    Thu, 05 May 2016

    Valencia, Venezuela (CNN)When Jose Luis Vasquez was brought to the emergency room last Monday with a gunshot wound to the chest ... says his administration has opened more than 2,000 urgent care facilities throughout the country. He also accused the ...

  • Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Market Growth, Trends, Absolute Opportunity and Value Chain 2015-2025 by FMI

    Wed, 04 May 2016

    the role of negative pressure wound care therapy has been considered to be a novel therapy for treatment of chronic disease. The significant population of patient suffering from chronic disease has boosted the demand of negative pressure therapy Negative ...

  • Wound Care and Hyperbaric Center recognized with national award

    Fri, 22 Apr 2016

    Photo by Donnie Shelton, staff The Twin Rivers Wound Care and Hyperbaric Center was recognized with the Center of Excellence Award. Pictured from left back row -- Todd Freeman, Deloris Johnson, Debbie Siebert, Konya Martin and Tiffany Kopiness. Front row ...

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