Tag: COVID-19

market

Advanced wound care market to exhibit a CAGR of 5.1% and...

The global advanced wound care market size is expected to reach US$15.59 billion by 2027, exhibiting a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.1% during...
payment

Alliance of Wound care stakeholders makes requests of CMS during the...

The Alliance of Wound Care stakeholders recently submitted comments to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to demand wound care is included...

EO2: Next generation oxygen delivery system for full wound closure at-home

EO2 Concepts announced the release of an enhanced version of their full wound closure, at-home therapy system. The upgrade of the system consists of...

BIBA Briefings: Critical limb-threatening ischaemia interventions buck trend for emergency only...

A BIBA MedTech Insights survey (conducted May 2020) indicates a trend towards centres only performing emergency percutaneous peripheral procedures during the COVID-19 pandemic. However,...
covid-19 pandemic

Consensus document on device-related pressure ulcers becomes “more relevant than ever”...

The Journal of Wound Care has republished a consensus document to tackle the rising rates of device-related pressure ulcers (DRPUs) among patients and now, due to COVID-19, health care professionals....
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...

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...
TWO2

Topical wound oxygen therapy treats high-risk patients safely at home during...

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...

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

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...

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...

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...
healogics

Telehealth launched by Healogics to support chronic wound patients during COVID-19...

In response to the COVID-19 national crisis, Healogics has announced the launch of a Telehealth Programme. The programme is available immediately to Healogics' 600-plus...

ACS defends healthcare workers as PPE shortages lead to acrimony

The American College of Surgeons (ACS) today leapt to the defense of healthcare workers who are heading to work in the face of increasing...
Endoform

Aroa responds to COVID-19 disruption by opening new US pathway for...

According to a statement, soft tissue repair company Aroa Biosurgery is stepping up to support clinicians and their patients who are battling to treat...
covid-19 pandemic

IWGDF responds to key questions on management of diabetic foot patients...

In the face of increasing pressure on healthcare systems, caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the International Working Group on the Diabetic Foot (IWGDF)—in collaboration...
coronavirus

US podiatrists outline triage system and community care focus to combat...

“Our goal is to reduce the burden on the healthcare system by keeping patients safe, functional, and at home during the COVID-19 pandemic,” state...
Clozex medical

Clozex wound closure has potential to reduce avoidable emergency room visits

According to a statement, minor cuts and lacerations can be safely, quickly, and effectively treated at home with Clozex Medical innovative wound closures, reducing...

COVID-19: European Commission looking to postpone new MDR by one year

During a Q&A section of a European Commission (EC) college meeting on 25 March, EC spokesperson Stefan de Keersmaecker stated that the commission were looking to...
Mary McDermott

Adapt clinical studies to alleviate impact of pandemic

A viewpoint in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) has offered potential solutions to modifying ongoing randomised clinical trials during the COVID-19 pandemic. It...

CX 2020 is cancelled due to COVID-19

The 2020 Charing Cross (CX) Symposium that was due to take place next month in London, UK, has been cancelled due to COVID-19.  In full,...