Smith & Nephew's wound dressing wins award

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Smith & Nephew announced its advanced wound dressing, ALLEVYN Life, was awarded the Innovative Technology designation by Novation at its recent Innovative Technology Expo in Irving, TX.

ALLEVYN Life won after a review of more than 200 attendees from hospitals around the United States who serve on a Novation council or task force and participated in the Expo.

The dressing is a multi-layered design incorporating a hydrocellular foam, hyper-absorbent lock away core, with a masking layer.

This new designation will let ALLEVYN Life go into Novation's online contract catalog, which is accessible by the more than 100,000 members and affiliates of VHA Inc., UHC, Children's Hospital Association, and Provista.


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