EWMA

The EWMA 2020 conference goes virtual

The 30th Annual Conference of the European Wound Management Association, EWMA 2020 will be a fully virtual conference, taking place on 18–19 November 2020. The...
COVID-19

How COVID-19 is changing wound care: New triage models, metabolic inflammation in diabetes, and...

Speaking from four separate rooms in four different corners of the world, William Ennis, Desmond Bell, Michael Edmonds, and William Li expounded over zoom...

VisionQuest Biomedical and The University of New Mexico combine artificial intelligence and infrared imaging...

VisionQuest Biomedical and the University of New Mexico School of Medicine have been awarded a three-year US$3 million grant from the National Institute of...

Positive two-year data from ALPS registry of LimFlow system published

LimFlow SA today announced publication of positive two-year data from the ALPS registry of the LimFlow percutaneous deep vein arterialisation (pDVA) system. Results were...
sociodemographic factors COVID-19

Study lists top sociodemographic factors associated with COVID-19

Older age, being male, deprivation, living in a densely populated area, ethnicity, obesity, and chronic kidney disease are associated with a positive test for...
MiMedx

MiMedx announces appointment of William L Phelan as chief accounting officer

Therapeutic biologics company MiMedx has announced the appointment of William L Phelan as senior vice president and chief accounting officer, effective 1 May, 2020....

COVID-19: Calls for physicians to address domestic violence during social distancing

Prism Schneider (Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada) and others write in a commentary in the Canadian Medical Association Journal—because of...

COVID-19: CMS outlines recommendations for re-starting non-emergent procedures

On 18 March, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recommended “limiting non-essential care and expanding surge capacity into ambulatory surgical centres and...
TWO2

Topical wound oxygen therapy treats high-risk patients safely at home during the COVID-19 pandemic

Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, AOTI has been focusing all its resources on supporting a growing number of wound care patients being...

First US commercial use of Tack Endovascular System (4F) in BTK arteries announced

Intact Vascular has announced the first commercial use of its Tack Endovascular System (4F) in multiple sites across the USA. Notably the first FDA-approved...
MolecuLight i:X

MolecuLight announces strategic alliance with Tissue Analytics

i:X MolecuLight has announced the integration of its MolecuLight i:X device with Tissue Analytics’ interconnected platform for seamless integration with leading electronic medical record (EMR)/electronic...

COVID-19: Cotton and surgical masks may be ineffective at stopping spread of virus through...

In a brief report in Annals of Internal Medicine, Seongman Bae (Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea) and colleagues report that neither surgical...

Philips and the US government collaborate in ventilator production ramp up to combat COVID-19...

Royal Philips has announced that the US government and Philips agreed to team up to increase the production of hospital ventilators in its manufacturing...

COVID-19: European Commission agrees to postpone new MDR because of pandemic

The European Commission (EC) has adopted a proposal to postpone by one year the date of application of the new Medical Devices Regulation (MDR), which...
CMSS

CMSS “strongly urges action” to ensure all frontline healthcare professionals are protected

In a new statement published on 2 April 2020, all 45 societies represented by the US Council of Medical Specialty Societies (CMSS)—over 800,000 physicians—emphatically...
Una Adderley

Una Adderley

William ennis illustration

William Ennis

Mike Edmonds profile on iwounds news

Michael Edmonds