Research Pays Off As New Products Obtain FDA Permission

Wound-care firm Applied Tissue Technologies declared that it had won FDA permission of its negative-pressure wound treatment product, the Platform Wound Dressing (PWD). The second class system signifies the first-of-its-kind embossed harmful pressure wound treatment equipment for use without gauze or foam, according to the Hingham, Mass. Company.

The PWD is a permeable dressing with an integral adhesive base and an impermeable membrane, permanently embossed that combines the traditional functions of this negative-pressure wound treatment membrane and foam/gauze in now marketed negative-pressure component. After the negative-pressure pump is turned …

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Short-Term Health Insurance Policy Changes Starting 2019

The war on Obamacare is one of the many fights that the Trump Administration has in their sights. There are many aspects to the healthcare industry at the forefront of the government’s agendas, and individual health insurance reform is a priority. Many approve of this change in temporary or short-term health insurance plans.

Proposed changes and repeals continue to make the headlines – often with minimal impact in the long term. However, a new proposition on short-term health insurance plans is set to shake the system up like never before.…

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