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December 5, 2012
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  • Smith & Nephew expands wound care offering with Healthpoint buy
    Smith & Nephew has agreed to pay $782 million to acquire Healthpoint Biotherapeutics, maker of the Santyl ointment used to debride wounds of dead tissue. The deal is expected to allow Smith & Nephew to gain a foothold in the bioactive wound care market and strengthen its advanced wound management business, CEO Olivier Bohuon said. Bloomberg (11/28) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  Research, Technology & Innovation 
  • Topical simvastatin encourages wound healing in mouse study
    Topical application of the cholesterol-lowering drug simvastatin in a petroleum jelly encouraged wound healing in diabetic mice faster than petroleum jelly alone, researchers report in the American Journal of Pathology. The drug appeared to encourage growth of new blood vessels and new lymphatic vessels, the researchers said. HealthDay News (11/29) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Startup develops early warning devices for foot ulcers
    Canadian medical device maker Orpyx Medical Technologies is developing a pressure-sensitive device that alerts patients with diabetes that they might be developing a foot ulcer. The company is also working on a device to improve gait and balance in people with peripheral neuropathy and alert them when they are at risk for developing a foot ulcer. MedCityNews.com (11/29) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Poll: Voters favor protecting long-term care
    More than 80% of registered voters say Congress should not cut nursing home benefits as part of a balanced budget deal, an American Health Care Association survey found. "We hope lawmakers heed these views that are important to their constituents," AHCA President Mark Parkinson said in a statement. "In fact, more, not less, funding should be the goal of policymakers as boomers continue to age," he said. The Hill/Healthwatch blog (12/3) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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Advanced Tissue is a leading wound care supply company offering a comprehensive line of wound care products from virtually all manufacturers. We understand the many obstacles associated with effective wound treatment and use this insight to provide the efficient delivery of dressings to enable enhanced compliance and improved patient outcomes. Advanced Tissue works with clinics throughout the U.S. and its territories to deliver a turnkey wound-supply solution for patients in the home setting as well as long-term care residents. Unit Dose Packaging provides a daily supply of advanced wound dressings packaged in an easy-open package. Our relationship with clinicians in the industry was forged on our innovative delivery model of Unit Dose Packaging and our commitment to not substituting product for financial gain. The ease and simplicity of this system has established Advanced Tissue as an invaluable partner in wound care.

 
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