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ConvaTec to close manufacturing facility


GREENSBORO, N.C. – ConvaTec, a manufacturer of wound care and ostomy products, will begin closing its manufacturing facility here, resulting in 250 layoffs, according to news reports. It expects to complete the closure during the first quarter of 2017.

Apria Healthcare doubles down on wound care


LAKE FOREST, Calif. – Apria Healthcare has extended its partnership with MoInlycke Health Care by taking fulfillment and support for the Avance Max negative pressure wound therapy system to acute facilities across the country.

Wound care success starts with the skin


The wound care market encompasses a wide range of conditions, products, services and healthcare settings, so it has sufficient versatility for the home medical equipment provider to maintain a healthy business.

Medela’s staff gets certified


MCHENRY, Ill. – Medela has partnered with the Wound Care Education Institute to provide industry certification to its professional wound care staff.

Alliqua raises $34.5M


LANGHORNE, Pa. – Alliqua BioMedical, a provider of advanced wound care products, has raised $34.5 million through a public offering.

Sigvaris sponsors lymphedema, wound care certification


PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. – Sigvaris and the International Lymphedema & Wound Care Training Institute have teamed up to offer what they say is the only certification program focused on wound care and lymphedema.

Sigvaris enlists lymphedema expert


PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. – Sigvaris has joined forces with Robyn Bjork of the International Lymphedema & Wound Care Training Institute to help spur innovation for patients with lymphedema, CVI and venous ulcers.

Alliqua buys Choice Therapeutics


LANGHORNE, Pa. – Alliqua, a provider of advanced wound care products, has acquired Choice Therapeutics for $4 million in stock and cash.

KCI seeks global dominance


SAN ANTONIO – Kinetic Concepts Inc. (KCI) in September announced it merged forces with LifeCell, a maker of tissue repair products, to form a $2 billion company that can addresses the gamut of wound care.