Product News

Patient handling equipment market expected to rise to $23.4B

Reflecting an increase in demand for slings, lifts and powered electric wheelchairs, the patient handling equipment market is expected to hit $23.4 billion by 2024, according to a new report by Grand View Research Inc.

Patient safety footwear for bariatric patients debuts

Patient safety footwear for bariatric patients debuts

Albahealth®, a division of Encompass Group LLC, has introduced patient safety footwear for bariatric patients within the Confetti Treads® line.

Wound healing product debuts

Nurse Rosie Products has added Debrisoft, a debridement pad for wound bed preparation.

Bed linens receive FDA clearance

Bed linens receive FDA clearance

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted commercial clearance for DermaTherapy® Bed Linens by Standard Textile. The bedding medical device is designed to prevent pressure ulcers.

Antimicrobial foam handwash introduced

GOJO Industries has announced PROVON® Antimicrobial Foam Handwash with 2% Chlorhexidine Gluconate (CHG).

New test receives FDA clearance

Alere Inc. has announced its Alere™ i RSV test received 510(k) marketing clearance from the FDA.

Wound assessment system receives European certification

eKare has received its ISO 13485 certification and CE mark approval for its inSight™ 3D Wound Assessment system.

Line of antibacterial wipes eliminate germs

Glaro Inc. has introduced a new line of antibacterial wipes with a modified formula that make them safe for hands.

Students outfitted in germ-killing apparel

University of Dayton master of physician assistant students are the first to wear Prime Medical's SAF-T™ scrubs, a line of bactericidal apparel for healthcare workers.

Debate for Alaska SNFs continues

Alaska might be getting two new skilled nursing facilities, according to local reports, called Maple Springs Senior Living and Mat-Su Colony Skilled Nursing Facility.

Meridian Capital Group arranges for SNF loan

Meridian Capital Group arranged for $135.5 million in loans for Continuum Healthcare to refinance a six-property portfolio of skilled nursing facilities in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

Technology companies announce partnership for disease management

American HealthTech and COMS Interactive announced a new AHT/COMS workflow solution to help with disease management.

New fiber dressing becomes available in the U.S

New fiber dressing becomes available in the U.S

Acelity has said its BIOSORB™ Gelling Fiber Dressing is now available in the United States.

MDM solution released

MDM solution released

Dude Solutions Inc. has unveiled its Mobile Device Management solution. The product should allow administrators monitor, manage and support all mobile devices on their network, the company said.

SimpleLTC acquired

Briggs Healthcare will buy SimpleLTC, the company said Monday.