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3M lays off employees at Acelity


ST. PAUL, Minn. – 3M has laid off about 20 employees at Acelity, a provider of advanced wound care products marketed under the KCI brand, according to MassDevice.

Healogics gives thanks, gives back


JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Healogics has launched its first Give Thanks; Give Back campaign at its more than 600 wound care centers in the United States.

Healogics campaigns for diabetes awareness


JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Healogics has launched a campaign to raise awareness of early intervention and specialized care for diabetes-related chronic wounds as part of November’s Diabetes Awareness Month. Throughout Oct. 28-Nov.

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.