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KCI to close NC service center


SAN ANTONIO – KCI USA has alerted state officials that it plans to eliminate 65 jobs at a service center in Charlotte, N.C., according to a local TV station.

GEMCO launches wound care line


HUDSON, Ohio – GEMCO Medical has added GEMCORE360˚ advanced wound care products to its portfolio. The line includes transparent thin films, alginate dressings, silver alginate dressings, hydrocolloid dressings, foam dressings and PHMB foam dressings.

Technology reshapes incontinence, skin, wound care


Technology may not be the first word that springs to mind in reference to the incontinence, skin and wound care market, but perhaps its time that it took front and center.

Healogics launches patient engagement program


JACKSONVILLE, Fla. ­­– Healogics, a national provider of wound care services, has launched a Patient Engagement Program.

Apria goes nat’l with Medela’s NPWT line


MCHENRY, Ill., and LAKE FOREST, Calif. – Medela has announced that Apria Healthcare will begin distributing its negative pressure wound therapy product line nationwide.

Synergy launches mobile app for wound care management


SAN DIEGO – Synergy Wound Technology has launched InteliWound, a mobile, cloud-first, software-as-a-service app that it says reduces wound care costs.

Hollister Inc. shifts away from wound care


LIBERTYVILLE, Ill. – Hollister Inc. on Feb. 2 announced its decision to divest portions of its wound care business.

Short takes: NightBalance, OnCourse Learning


Netherlands-based NightBalance has received a “positive recommendation” from the Dutch National Health Care Institute to reimburse its Sleep Position Trainer for obstructive sleep apnea.

Medline, ROi announce agreements for wound care, incontinence


NORTHFIELD, Ill. – Medline has been awarded two new agreements with Resource Optimization & Innovation through its Pre-Commitment Program.

Noridian clarifies LCD for surgical dressings


WASHINGTON – Noridian has made several clarifications related to the local coverage determination for surgical dressings, including that the three types of wounds covered are independent of each other, AAHomecare reports.