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Restoring smiles in Brazil

By: Mölnlycke Health Care, December 15 2014 Posted in: Mölnlycke Health Care

Throughout 2014, Mölnlycke Health Care has been celebrating ten years of its relationship with Operation Smile, the charity which provides free surgeries to repair cleft lip, cleft palate and other facial deformities for children around the globe. As ...

Restoring smiles in Brazil

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Mölnlycke to divest Dry Tips®

December 1 2014, in Mölnlycke Health Care

Mölnlycke Health Care has reached an agreement to divest the dental product Dry Tips® to Microbrush International, a leading developer, producer and marketer of innovative consumables used in dental restorative procedures. To ensure a smooth delivery ...

360 Magazine 2014/2015 edition

October 22 2014, in Mölnlycke Health Care

At Mölnlycke Health Care, we are passionate about serving our customers and patients. We take their needs at heart in every stage of our work. In this issue of 360, we share some examples with our readers.   Meet Helen Taylor, a passionate sports woman ...

ISBI congress 2014

October 16 2014, in Wound Care

This month, Mölnlycke Health Care has been attending, hosting dedicated events and been platinum sponsor at the 17th Congress of the International Society for Burn Injuries in Sydney, Australia, aka ISBI, which has run from 12th- 16th October. The overall ...

Join us at the ANESTHESIOLOGY™ 2014 Congress October 11-15

September 29 2014, in Patient warming

This five-day event will be held in New Orleans, USA and will play host to about 15,000 attendees from around the world. The congress offers an opportunity to learn about the latest science and technology in the speciality of anaesthesiology.  More than ...

Barry McBride new EVP for Innovation & Technology

September 12 2014, in Mölnlycke Health Care

Mölnlycke Health Care today announces the appointment of Barry McBride as Executive Vice President for Innovation & Technology. Barry will take up this new post in November 2014. Barry has an extensive background in both Research & Development and General ...

The BARRIER scrub suit family adds purple to the range

September 3 2014, in Infection prevention

We all know that when it comes to what we wear, we like to have the freedom of choice to suit our own style and personality. It is not so easy when we are required to wear a scrub suit. But with our new purple scrub suits, we are able to offer one more ...

EPUAP conference 2014

August 19 2014, in Wound Care

Mölnlycke Health Care will participate as corporate sponsors at EPUAP (European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel) the 26-29th August at Aula Magna, Stockholm, Sweden. You are warmly invited to visit our booth where our staff will explain how products from ...

New websites launched in 18 languages

July 10 2014, in Mölnlycke Health Care

The world is turning digital, and new ways of gathering information are changing the way hospitals, healthcare organizations and medical-industry professionals do their jobs. Whether seeking product information, clinical summaries or how-to content – ...

Sustainability Report

June 4 2014, in Mölnlycke Health Care

The demand for health care services is rising steadily and we are facing substantial challenges over the years to come. At Mölnlycke Health Care, we take these challenges seriously, but we also recognise that they bring fantastic opportunities – to innovate, ...

Summarizing EWMA 2014 in Madrid

May 26 2014, in Wound Care

As in previous years, delegates who attended the EWMA 2014 Conference in Madrid left much wiser from the experience. The wound management clinics they’ll return to will be richer in terms of the new knowledge gained, the new techniques and ways of thinking ...

Visit us at the Euroanaesthesia Congress 2014

May 21 2014, in Patient warming

With our continued focus on patient warming, Mölnlycke Health Care will attend the European Anaesthesiology Congress, Euroanaesthesia (ESA) in Stockholm from May 31 to June 2 to drive interest and awareness of patient warming and to highlight the availability ...

Study showing that Mepitel Film prevents radiotherapy skin reaction becomes news

April 16 2014, in Wound Care

Radiation-induced skin reactions occur in 80-90% of breast cancer patients1 and can range from mild redness to ulceration, with symptoms of pain, burning and itchiness.  This can have a very negative impact on day to day life for patients, who already ...

Influencing cost effective wound care

April 14 2014, in Wound Care

Mölnlycke Health Care has chosen ‘Leading the way in innovation and evidence’ as the theme for this year’s EWMA conference in Madrid. This theme will also frame our sponsored symposium, “Influencing cost effective wound care”. Our expert speakers at this ...

EWMA 2014

April 1 2014, in Wound Care

Mölnlycke Health Care has always been creating a legacy of leading the way in wound care management, and our planned activities at the EWMA 2014 congress are aimed at continuing this tradition. This years' booth will reflect the proud history of the Mölnlycke ...

ISPeW congress 2013

November 5 2013, in Wound Care

It is approximately one week until the inter-annual  ISPeW meeting in Miami, US. The International Society for Pediatric Wound Care is welcoming delegates and exhibitors to a congress where a wide range of pediatric wound care subjects will be discussed. ...

Clinical trial shows dressings have an important role to play in preventing hospital acquired pressure ulcers

November 4 2013, in Wound Care

Hospital acquired pressure ulcers are a major challenge for medical practitioners. If identified early, they can often be treated swiftly but if left unnoticed they can be extremely painful and debilitating for patients.  If allowed to develop, they can ...

Pierre Guyot under the spotlight in Waremme, Belgium

October 9 2013, in Mölnlycke Health Care

On Monday the 7th of October 2013, the Swedish Ambassador to Belgium, Ulrika Sundberg and our CEO, Pierre Guyot were named Honorary Citizens by the Mayor of Waremme, Jacques Chabot. The Governor of the Province of Liège, Michel Foret and the previous ...

Mölnlycke Health Care proud sponsor of DEBRA 2013

October 1 2013, in Wound Care

Mölnlycke Health Care recently had the honour of sponsoring the 2013 DEBRA International Congress, an international gathering of Epidermolysis Bullosa sufferers, their families and the dedicated health professionals who care for them. With the theme of ...

Scholarship students arrive in Göteborg

September 20 2013, in Mölnlycke Health Care

In March 2013 Mölnlycke Health Care announced a collaboration agreement with Chalmers University of Technology to support two Master’s degree students through a scholarship to attend the leading Swedish university’s Biotechnology or Management and Economics ...

International DEBRA Congress 2013

September 17 2013, in Wound Care

Epidermolysis bullosa (EB) is a rare, inherited skin disorder which causes the skin to be fragile. It can be a very distressing condition. Support, understanding and information are vital. In the annual international Debra congress patients suffering ...

Mölnlycke Health Care presents pain prevention and relief at Vienna congresses

September 12 2013, in Wound Care

Mölnlycke Health Care participated in two interesting congresses in Vienna, Austria. EPUAP and EBA focused on pressure ulcer and burns respectively. The 16th Annual European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel Meeting took place 28-30 August at the Austria ...

The International Science Festival Gothenburg

September 5 2013, in Mölnlycke Health Care

The International Science Festival (Vetenskapsfestivalen) in Gothenburg is the largest festival of knowledge in Sweden, and one of the leading popular science events in Europe. Each year the festival attracts around 70,000 visitors, with a programme ...

EWMA 2013

September 5 2013, in Wound Care

EWMA 2013 in Copenhagen, Denmark, is set to become the best-attended wound care conference ever held in Europe. Two things are attracting the approximately 3000 wound care professionals: the quality of the daily symposia, and the introduction of new, ...

Mepilex Border Post-Op

September 5 2013, in Wound Care

The need for a reliable, surgically safe post-operative wound dressing for both clinical and patient care is nothing new. A solution that addresses this problem - that can handle the tough challenges faced by surgical environments and provide long-term ...

Mepilex Transfer Ag

September 5 2013, in Wound Care

The efficacy of wound contact layer dressings with antimicrobial properties in clinical wound care is well documented. But clinical considerations are only half the answer to reducing wound healing and treatment times. Another aspect is often overlooked, ...

Mepilex Border Heel

September 5 2013, in Wound Care

The well established and highly successful product range of Mepilex® Border continues to grow and innovate. Working together with healthcare professionals and patients, Mölnlycke Health Care has developed Mepilex Border Heel - a new advanced bordered ...

360 Magazine 2013

July 22 2013, in Mölnlycke Health Care

For iPad you can download the magazine from Apple iTunes:http://bit.ly/18uMKHh For all other smart devices read the magazine here:www.molnlycke360.com In this year’s issue, we dig deeper and share insights on our strategic focus areas of innovation, ...

Mepilex Border Flex

June 24 2013, in Wound Care

The Mepilex® Border product range has just become more versatile than ever. With the introduction of Mepilex Border Flex, Mölnlycke Health Care demonstrates its continued commitment to offering customers a wider range of advanced wound care dressings. ...

EWMA Pressure Ulcer symposium report: discussing how soft silicone multilayered dressings can prevent pressure ulcers.

May 17 2013, in Wound Care

The EWMA delegates who attended the Mölnlycke Health Care seminar on pressure ulcers were given a better understanding on the protective mechanisms offered by soft silicone multilayered dressings, and how these mechanisms can help prevent pressure ulcers ...

Visit us at the Euroanaesthesia Congress 1-4 June

May 16 2013, in Patient warming

The European Anaesthesiology Congress (Euroanaesthesia) 2013 will be held in Barcelona, Spain from 1-4 June. Euroanaesthesia is one of the most respected and attended events for anaesthesiologists. This year, just to offer a sample of the program, the ...

EWMA symposium report: Examining how pain and trauma impacts patient quality of life and treatment costs

May 16 2013, in Wound Care

Several hundred EWMA delegates attended the Mölnlycke Health Care symposium, to better understand the clinicians view on NPWT related pain and trauma, and its impact on cost and quality of life. New economic data was presented to wound care professionals ...

Mölnlycke Health Care welcomes you to EWMA 2013!

May 15 2013, in Wound Care

Every day we will ’share our care’ by presenting you different views on wound care. Make sure you don’t miss anything! We are excited to be close to ”home” in Copenhagen and look forward to present you how our comprehensive range of gentle ...

Science and Healthcare

May 3 2013, in Mölnlycke Health Care

Koll eller noll koll (‘Cruise or control’) was the theme of this year’s International Science Festival (Vetenskapsfestivalen) in Gothenburg. Thanks to cross-functional collaboration and contributions, Mölnlycke Health Care was a proud official supporter ...

Celebrating Perioperative Nursing Day – 15 February 2013

February 13 2013, in Patient warming

Mölnlycke Health Care would like to take this opportunity to highlight the work that perioperative nurses do each and every day all over the world. It is because of the hard work and dedication to compassionate care that perioperative nurses bring to ...

WarmingUpdate 2012: Next steps in patient warming

February 11 2013, in Patient warming

It is widely known that hypothermia can result from temperature drops that occur during surgical procedures, which can lead to potentially severe health consequences. Highlighting how important patient warming is, how perioperative hypothermia happens, ...

Mepilex Ag - A key element in wound management: study

December 21 2012, in Wound Care

A recently published French study has confirmed the effectiveness of Mepilex Ag silver wound dressings. With a focus on infection and healing delay, the study reports that in 794 out-patient cases, Mepilex Ag produced clear and significant improvements ...

Construction matters: The use of multilayer silicone foam dressings for pressure ulcer prevention by C Tod Brindle

November 21 2012, in Wound Care

During this year’s World Union congress in Yokohama, Japan C Tod Brindle (MSN, RN, ET, CWOCN) held an in booth presentation explaining the concept of the multilayer silicone dressing for pressure ulcer prevention. The presentation was exclusively recorded ...

Do you know about Stop Pressure Ulcer Awareness Day

November 16 2012, in Wound Care

This annual day aims to raise awareness of the global burden of pressure ulcers which can not only be physically but also mentally scarring for the patients that suffer from them. Currently a staggering 20-25% of hospital beds are occupied by pressure ...

Stop Pressure Ulcers

November 14 2012, in Wound Care

Did you know that Stop Pressure Ulcer Awareness Day is happening this Friday on 16th November?This annual day aims to raise awareness of the global burden of pressure ulcers which can not only be physically but also mentally scarring for the patients ...

Sustainable healthcare - CleanMed Europe 2012

September 25 2012, in Mölnlycke Health Care

Come learn more about Mölnlycke Health Care’s work towards sustainability at CleanMed Europe on September 27th. Karin Andresen, Global Environment, Health & Safety Manager will present what Mölnlycke Health Care does in order to minimize the environmental ...

Webinar: How to improve your patient warming practices

September 13 2012, in Patient warming

  Join us on November 8th, 2012 (18.30 CET) for an interactive educational session on patient warming, with special focus on patient pre-warming for improved surgical outcomes. Mölnlycke Health Care is proud to host prominent speakers Daniel I. Sessler, ...

New latex-free experience - Biogel PI Pro-Fit®

September 7 2012, in Infection prevention

It's time to update the fit, feel & comfort of your synthetic gloves. Our new Biogel PI Pro-Fit® is designed to provide you with a new level of comfort during surgery with a synthetic (non-latex) material that feels just as good as latex. Designed with ...

Wendy White on the topic pain as a universal but unique individual personal experience

September 6 2012, in Wound Care

On the 5th of September Mölnlycke Health Care, together with some of the world’s leading experts, hosted an outstanding symposium on the topic Pain in Chronic Wounds is Universal, at the World Union of Wound Healing Societies congress (WUWHS) in Yokohama ...

Dr Evan Call on the difference between Film dressings and multilayer dressings in pressure ulcer prevention

September 4 2012, in Wound Care

On the 3rd of September Mölnlycke Health Care, together with some of the world’s leading experts, hosted an outstanding symposium on pressure ulcer prevention at the World Union of Wound Healing Societies congress (WUWHS) in Yokohama Japan. Dr Evan Call ...

WUWHS 2012 is now open!

September 3 2012, in Wound Care

From today the 3rd of Sept until the 6th of Sept Mölnlycke Health Care will be delighted to meet you in our booth at the World Union of Wound Healing Societies (WUWHS) congress in Yokohama. Come and visit us and discover our very comprehensive range of ...

Join us or follow us online during WUWHS 2012 in Yokohama

August 30 2012, in Wound Care

We look forward to meeting you at the World Union of Wound Healing Societies congress (WUWHS) in Yokohama! Please visit our booth (Look at the enclosed map to find our booth). Are you unable to join us? Do not worry! There are a number of ways to follow ...

Molnlycke.com now offers even more knowledge to its visitors!

August 22 2012, in Wound Care

We are proud to present “Ask the experts”, the latest feature in the Knowledge section of molnlycke.com. With the launch of our new website in February we set out to offer the wound care community with a comprehensive knowledge base, which could be used ...

Mölnlycke Health Care Wound care - Exhibits at WUWHS 2012

August 2 2012, in Wound Care

Mölnlycke Health Care will take part in World Union of Wound Healing Societies congress (WUWHS) 2012 fair in Yokohama, 2-6 September 2012. We will have a wide range of activities and show how our wound care solutions can benefit Patients and Health Care ...

Mölnlycke Health Care and Burns

June 12 2012, in Mölnlycke Health Care

Burn treatment is one of Mölnlycke Health Care’s important focus areas. We have several initiatives ongoing to help patients during their wound healing journey and to share our wound healing experience with those who care for them. In our 360 Sustainability ...

Mölnlycke Health Care acquires innovative wound therapy treatment

June 5 2012, in Wound Care

Mölnlycke Health Care announces that it has acquired a pioneering electrical stimulation technology that helps to accelerate wound healing. The product currently marketed under the name of woundEL® has been purchased from Gerromed GmbH and is in an early ...

Foreign Direct Investor of the Year in Brunswick, Maine

June 5 2012, in Mölnlycke Health Care

As announced in the local Maine newspaper, the Forecaster, Mölnlycke Health Care was named Foreign Direct Investor of the Year by state officials in Maine. Mölnlycke receives this award less than a year after breaking ground for a new factory in Brunswick, ...

New production line reduces impact on the environment

May 24 2012, in Mölnlycke Health Care

We are proud to announce the completion of our investment in a new production line at the BARRIER® drape manufacturing facility in Waremme, Belgium, in the heart of Europe. Our goals for BARRIER drapes are to constantly innovate and improve, in order ...

Well attended session on how to improve healthcare

May 11 2012, in O.R. Efficiency

At the EORNA Congress April 26 – 29th, Mölnlycke Health Care hosted a symposium titled: “Time saving during surgical procedures and simplifying logistics processes – how to improve healthcare”. Speaker was Lean Management Consultant Magnus Lord, a leading ...

Ask the Experts about about the role of dressings in pressure ulcer prevention

May 9 2012, in Wound Care

Some of the world’s leading experts will take part in an outstanding symposium on pressure ulcer prevention during this year’s European Wound Management Association’s conference in Vienna. In addition to the main symposium, a video recording will be ...

Meet us at EWMA 23-25 May 2012 in Vienna

May 8 2012, in Wound Care

We exhibit at EWMA as Corporate A Sponsors to show how our wide range of gentle and effective wound care solutions can benefit Patients and Health Care professionals. We will explain how our product range can be used in specific care scenarios such as ...

Thanks for visiting us at the EORNA congress

May 7 2012, in O.R. Efficiency

More than 1400 delegates from over 40 countries joined the EORNA congress on April 26th – 29th in Lisbon. Mölnlycke Health Care had a presence at the congress and when summarizing the event, we can conclude that we had many interesting customer interactions, ...

Introducing MORE - The Mölnlycke Health Care O.R. Efficiency blog

April 24 2012, in O.R. Efficiency

In this blog, we write about all aspects of O.R. Efficiency for hospitals. Health economic gains and time savings in the health care sector are examples of topics that you will be able to read about. Our ambition is to share the latest news, trends and ...

Come and meet us at the EORNA Congress

April 18 2012, in O.R. Efficiency

You will find us near the Mölnlycke Health Care branded totem poles or close to our video wall. Keep your eyes open for our green trousers and white shirts. We want to learn more about your everyday life in the O.R. and share our thinking on how to improve ...

New members of the Mölnlycke Board of Directors

April 16 2012, in Mölnlycke Health Care

Clare Hollingsworth and Fred Colen have recently joined the Mölnlycke Health Care Board of directors.  Clare Hollingsworth's early career saw her leading businesses with a strong reputation for being customer focused and delivering high quality services. ...

Patient warming - before, during and after surgery

March 29 2012, in Patient warming

Every year extensive hospital resources are spent handling the increasing threat of surgical site infections (SSI) from peri-operative hypothermia. Until now, a simple yet effective solution to active patient warming has not existed. The active self-warming ...

A fresh look at preoperative body washing

March 23 2012, in Infection prevention

Mölnlycke Health Care and Professor Judith Tanner introduces whole body washing and the study results from comparing two body washing antiseptic products to washing with soap. The study was also published in Journal of Infection Prevention in 2011. Read ...

Sustainability Magazine 2011

March 22 2012, in Mölnlycke Health Care

Our Sustainability Magazine 2011 is published. Last year´s magazine form Mölnlycke Health Care was a great success. It was awarded two Platinum MarCom Awards for Excellence in Marketing and Communications. This year, we’ve given our Sustainability Magazine ...

Mextra Superabsorbent

March 15 2012, in Wound Care

Our new Superabsorbent Wound care dressing is here! Its design is based on a unique 4-layer construction working in a precise sequence to deliver optimal exudate management in moderately to highly exuding wounds where extra care is needed. Mextra ...

Mölnlycke Health Care acquires the Burn and Wound Care Business from Brennen Medical

February 27 2012, in Mölnlycke Health Care

Mölnlycke Health Care US, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mölnlycke Health Care AB (Gothenburg, Sweden) announces it has acquired the assets of Brennen Medical (St. Paul, MN) associated with their business in Burn and Wound Care.In this transaction, ...

Mölnlycke Health Care wins six 2011 International MarCom Awards

November 25 2011, in Mölnlycke Health Care

Mölnlycke Health Care is pleased to announce the receipt of six awards in the 2011 MarCom award competition that recognizes outstanding creative achievement by marketing and communication professionals.MarCom Awards is administered and judged by the Association ...

Inauguration Ceremony of MHC-Xijing Hospital Wound & Scar Therapy and Training Centre in Xian, China

November 11 2011, in Mölnlycke Health Care

The Burns Department of Xijing Hospital of the Fourth Military Medical University in Xian, Shaanix Province, and Mölnlycke Health Care have collaborated to establish the MHC -Xijing Hospital Wound & Scar Therapy and Training Centre which will serve as ...

New publication highlights the clinical and economic benefits of Safetac® technology in wound care

October 11 2011, in Mölnlycke Health Care

The practical management of different wound types, each presenting with unique clinical and economic challenges, is something that has to be undertaken by healthcare providers and health professionals working in a variety of different clinical disciplines. ...

Reusable staff clothes carry harmful bacteria

September 27 2011, in Infection prevention

Mölnlycke Health Care, Surgical division comments on the paper ”Nursing and physician attire as possible source of nosocomial infections”, Yonit Wiener-Well et al. A paper recently published in American Journal of Infection Control, authored by Yonit ...

Mölnlycke delegation visits Burn Centre in China

September 5 2011, in Mölnlycke Health Care

A delegation from Mölnlycke Health Care, including our CEO, Pierre Guyot visited the Changhai Hospital Burn Department on the 30th of August. The delegation was warmly received by the burn department’s Director, Dr. Zhaofan Xia who is also the President-Elect ...

Mölnlycke Health Care U.S. Announces Building for the Future

August 25 2011, in Mölnlycke Health Care

As a result of our growth, Mölnlycke Health Care, US LLC is dedicated to producing products closer to our customers. That’s why we are investing in and building a new Wound Care manufacturing site at Brunswick Landing in Brunswick, Maine USA.  This project ...

Mölnlycke voices support for WHO’s call-to-action against antimicrobial resistance

May 5 2011, in Infection prevention

Mölnlycke Health Care supports the goals of the recently-announced World Health Organisation policy to combat the spread of antimicrobial resistance. Within its six point strategy, the WHO calls for improved infection control practices, including hand ...

In the midst of tragedy - our Japanese employees do what they can to help

April 1 2011, in Mölnlycke Health Care

Since the March 11 earthquake and resulting aftershocks, tsunami and situation at nuclear facilities, we have received regular updates from our Japanese employees.  None of our colleagues were hurt during the earthquake and they quickly turned the focus ...

Mölnlycke Health Care makes Wound Care history in China

January 24 2011, in Mölnlycke Health Care

Mölnlycke Health Care China has set up the MHC-Guangzhou Red Cross Hospital Wound & Scar Treatment Centre (The Guangzhou Centre), with the Burn, and Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Department of the Guangzhou Red Cross Hospital. The Guangzhou Centre ...

Investor acquires shares in Mölnlycke Health Care

August 27 2010, in Mölnlycke Health Care

Investor has reached an agreement with Morgan Stanley Principal Investments to acquire their 34 percent equity stake in Mölnlycke.   Read the press release from Investor Listen to the web cast from the conference For further information contact: Ann-Kathrin ...

New member of the Mölnlycke Health Care Board of Directors

August 2 2010, in Mölnlycke Health Care

As of August 2, 2010 Marianne Dicander Alexandersson will take a seat on the Mölnlycke Health Care Board of Directors. Marianne is currently the CEO of the national pharmacy chain in Sweden. She has also held top management positions for a major Swedish ...

Mölnlycke Health care wins patent infringement case regarding its Mepilex Border products in Germany

May 5 2010, in Mölnlycke Health Care

Smith & Nephew must immediately remove all Allevyn Gentle Border products from the German supply chain and market. Mölnlycke Health Care announces that on 16 March 2010, the District Court in Dusseldorf, Germany ruled that all of Smith & Nephew’s Allevyn ...

Mölnlycke Health Care donates ProcedurePak® trays to Haiti

March 31 2010, in O.R. Efficiency

Haiti still suffers from the heavy earthquake that affected the country in January this year. In an effort to ease the human suffering in Haiti, Mölnlycke Health Care continues to donate medical supplies to volunteer organizations operating in the country. Mölnlycke ...

Mölnlycke Health Care Launches New Negative Pressure Wound Therapy System In Collaboration With Medela AG

March 12 2010, in Mölnlycke Health Care

Mölnlycke Health Care, a world leading manufacturer of single-use surgical and wound care products and services for the professional health care sector, announces the European launch of Avance™, a new negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) system, to ...

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