New Study Predicts 50% of Americans With Obesity

There is a crisis in America. Most of us eat poorly, don’t get enough exercise and spend too much time in a sedentary lifestyle. To have obesity is to weigh on average about 50 pounds over the medium average weight. New statistics show that 42% of Americans in 2020 are obese and another 35% are overweight. With 120 million … Read more

MedSkin Solutions Dr. Suwelack AG Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for MatriDerm® – Its Three-Dimensional Acellular Collagen Elastin Dermal Matrix Portfolio

MatriDerm® is a single-use three-dimensional acellular dermal matrix composed of bovine collagen fibers and bovine elastin. MatriDerm® is indicated for use in the management of full thickness and partial wounds. The technology is supported by over 150 peer reviewed published articles and currently sold across the world having treated over 300,000 patients worldwide. “We are … Read more

COVID-19 Reveals Both Necessity and Limitations of Home Health Monitoring Devices

The global market for home health monitoring systems should grow from $12.3 billion in 2020 to reach $29.1 billion by 2025, at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 18.8%, according to the BCC Research report Home Health Monitoring Device Industry: Global Markets.  Due to the increased burden placed on healthcare facilities, authorities encouraged people to … Read more

Ironstone Product Development Receives Investigational Testing Authorization From Health Canada for Its Oxygen Delivery System Designed for COVID-19 Patients

Ironstone Product Development (IPD) announced today that it has received Investigational Testing Approval (ITA) from Health Canada for its oxygen delivery system, Revoxa™. Receipt of the ITA allows the medical device company to initiate a first-in-human clinical trial of the Revoxa™ technology, set to begin in January 2021 in the ICU at Kingston Health Sciences … Read more

Discovery Senior Living Appoints New Director of Memory Care Programs

Discovery Senior Living has appointed Dawn Platt to fulfill its newly created role of Director of Memory Care Programs. Platt, an accomplished dementia care practitioner, educator and senior advocate, will now assume management of the company’s proprietary SHINE® Memory Care Program and continue to advance current and future memory care initiatives at Discovery Senior Living … Read more

Dr. Michael Siropaides Joins Modern Heart & Vascular Institute

Modern Heart and Vascular Institute welcomes Michael Siropaides, MD to the team. Dr. Siropaides has been practicing cardiovascular medicine for thirty-plus years. His energy and passion for patient care is unmatched. He is ready to see all patients at his new location in Humble, Texas.  Areas of Expertise for Michael Siropaides, MD: – Hypertension- Hyperlipidemia​​- Diabetes- … Read more

The AAMA Announces 2020 Excel Award Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the 2020 Excel Awards! The Excel Awards highlight the most excellent publications, promotions, people, employers, and more. Although the 2020 AAMA Annual Conference was canceled to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, the American Association of Medical Assistants® (AAMA) still recognizes the incredible medical assisting groups and individuals who participated in … Read more