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3M acquires Ivera Medical Corp.

3M has announced it will buy Ivera Medical Corp., a manufacturer of healthcare products that disinfect and protect devices.

3M receives specific codes

3M Critical & Chronic Care Solutions Division announced the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services assigned product-specific Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System codes for the 3M™ Coban™ 2 Layer Lite Compression System (Cat #2794).

Raising sensitive issues

Raising sensitive issues

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Wound care gets most of the attention, but ostomy management is another critical need for long-term care residents that deserves study, improvement

Support for and lessons learned from 3M and HomeFree

Support for and lessons learned from 3M and HomeFree

For those of you that keep up on what's going on in the industry, you probably know that 3M announced that they were exiting the market around 18 months ago. We've stepped in to help customers.

Medline recognizes distribution suppliers

Medline Industries announced the winners of its 2012 Distribution Supplier Recognition Awards at its National Sales Meeting in Chicago in April. MidMark Corporation received the award for Platinum Vendor of the Year.

Silicone tape recognized for wound care excellence

Silicone tape recognized for wound care excellence

3M Kind Removal Silicone Tape received a Silver Edison Award in the Quality of Life in the Lifestyle and Social Impact category, the company announced. The tape integrates adhesive technology with a silicone base to offer both securement and gentleness. Those are important benefits for wound care patients. "We see medical tape touch almost every patient every day and the gentle removal of this tape furthers our ultimate goal of improving the lives of patients worldwide," said Paul Keel, president of 3M Skin and Wound Care Division. The Edison Awards recognize innovative products.

3M software recognized as market leader

For the fourth consecutive year, KLAS has ranked 3M Codefinder Software as the top software product in the Medical Records Coding category of its annual healthcare vendor survey. The software helps providers manage the rules and terminology related to ICD-9-CM coding.