Short takes: Spina Bifida Association, CompactCath

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Lisa Wells, vice president of marketing at Cure Medical, has been appointed to the board of directors of the Spina Bifida Association. “She’s a long-term supporter of our work and mission, and we know that her extensive knowledge of the issues facing the Spina Bifida community will enrich and enhance our shared goals,” said Sara Struwe, president and CEO of the association. Wells, who has more than 20 years of experience in public relations, marketing communications and web-based product management at medical device, medical supply and health technology companies, also sits on the board of the United Spinal Association…CompactCath has received CE Mark approval as a Class III Medical Device for its flagship intermittent urinary catheter. Already distributed in the U.S., the approval paves the way for the distribution of the CompactCath in 28 countries across Europe. CompactCath, designed by a team of physicians, engineers and users that met at Stanford University, is a unisex catheter available in a variety of sizes for use by both pediatrics and adults. Its coiled packaging makes the 16-inch catheter fit in the pocket or the palm of the hand.