WASHINGTON D.C., April 18, 2016 – The Lymphedema Advocacy Group announced the 2016 Lymphedema Lobby Days taking place April 19-20, 2016, in Washington D.C. The event gives lymphedema patients, their family members, caregivers, healthcare professionals and a coalition of supporting organizations an opportunity to lobby members of congress to support the Lymphedema Treatment Act (LTA). The federal bill aims to improve insurance coverage for the medically necessary, doctor-prescribed compression supplies that are the cornerstone of lymphedema treatment.
CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 15, 2016 – BSN medical, the global integrated medical therapy provider, announced today the launch of three new integrated therapeutic solutions focused on treating venous leg ulcers (VLUs), diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs) and postoperative surgical sites. In addition, these solutions are supported with the launch of two new wound care products, plus products featuring the company’s Sorbact® Technology, a powerful alternative to silver antimicrobial dressings, and the JOBST® brand of compression therapy.
Charlotte, N.C., March 22, 2016 – A new initiative of BSN medical aims to bring worldwide awareness to lymphedema, a condition that affects 3-5 million Americans and 140-200 million people worldwide1. March — Lymphedema Awareness month — is the web launch of LymphCare in the United States, the first community support program supported by healthcare professionals and lymphedema patients designed to connect, educate and empower anyone seeking pertinent information in a safe, interactive environment.
Orlando, F.L., March 1, 2016 – BSN medical, the global integrated medical therapy provider, announced that it showcased a new, expanded line of Actimove® orthopedic supports and bracing products for patients, at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) 2016 Annual Meeting, March 1-5, in Orlando, FL. The AAOS is the preeminent provider of musculoskeletal education to orthopedic surgeons and others in the world.
In addition, BSN is launching the Actimove Rhizo Forte thumb brace, a novel low profile brace for osteoarthritis (OA) of the thumb.
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 29, 2016 – BSN medical, the global integrated medical therapy provider, announced that Maxim E. Shaydakov, M.D., Ph.D., research fellow at the Jobst Vascular Institute of ProMedica, and the Jobst Research Laboratory at the University of Michigan, is the 2016 recipient of the BSN-JOBST Research Grant in Venous and Lymphatic Diseases. The $100,000 research grant was awarded to Dr. Shaydakov at the American Venous Forum's (AVF) 29th Annual Meeting in Orlando, Fl.
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 22, 2015 – BSN medical, a leading global medical device manufacturer, today announced a renewal contract with HealthTrust for its splinting and casting products. The renewal agreement provides HealthTrust members with access to BSN medical’s latest technology in non-invasive fracture management including Delta Lite® casting and the Ortho-Glass® splinting system.
Hamburg, Germany, June 29, 2015
BSN medical continues to strengthen its position as a market leading provider of lymphoedema therapy solutions by acquiring FarrowMed and its range of patented FarrowWrap® and related compression garment technologies, which focus on the management of lymphoedema and venous disease. The acquisition further enhances BSN medical’s comprehensive product portfolio for the management of lymphatic and venous disorders under the JOBST® and Elvarex® brands.
CHARLOTTE, NC, June 2, 2015 - BSN medical, announced the introduction of SoftFit™ technology to its JOBST® UltraSheer knee high stockings. SoftFit™ technology addresses the ongoing challenge of patient non-compliance in the management of chronic venous disorders (CVD) by combining the proven effectiveness of gradient compression with specialized silicone yarns for increased comfort.
CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 22, 2015 – BSN medical announced that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has assigned two Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) codes for the JOBST® Compri2 – 2-Layer-System. The HCPCS codes allow health care providers to bill for the Compri2 padding bandage and the Compri2 high compression bandage effective immediately. The JOBST Compri2 – 2 Layer-System may be used to treat chronic venous insufficiency including venous edema and active leg ulcers.
An article featuring an interview with president, Roberto Munoz, was published in Today's Wound Clinic, discussing BSN medical and its continuum of care offerings and growth in the wound care market.
This interview is featured in TWC's Industry Insider for their SAWC April Issue as well as published on the Ostomy Wound Management website.
CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 25, 2015 – BSN medical, a leading global medical device manufacturer, together with the National Association of Orthopaedic Technologists (NAOT), today announced the launch of a new book entitled, “Orthopaedic Immobilization Techniques,” at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS). The AAOS is the preeminent provider of musculoskeletal education to orthopaedic surgeons and others in the world...
CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 2, 2015 – BSN medical is celebrating two decades of its prestigious BSN-JOBST Research Grant in Venous and Lymphatic Diseases. The 2015 Grant recipient is Andrew S. Kimball, M.D., resident surgeon at the University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers, in Ann Arbor, Mich. Dr. Kimball will investigate the mechanisms of venous thrombus resolution under the guidance and mentorship of Peter Henke, M.D., past president of the American Venous Forum (AVF).
The BSN-JOBST Research Grant, which was presented to Dr. Kimball at the AVF 27th Annual Meeting in Palm Springs, Calif., has increased from a $50,000 annual grant to $100,000. BSN medical’s contribution this year brings the company’s total donations to just over $1 Million...