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Prevena Reduces Incisional Pain and Associated Narcotic Use Among Obese Patients

A study has recently been published in the American Journal of Perinatology that demonstrated the reduction of post-surgical wound complications in obese patients undergoing cesarean delivery with closed incision negative pressure therapy (ciNPT) using the PREVENA™ Incision Management System. The paper revealed results that the use of PREVENA™ reduced; Fewer SSOs (5.1% vs. 16.3%; p=.16, did not reach statistical significance) Less incisional pain both at rest (43.5% vs. 84.8%; p<.001) and with incisional pressure (54.3% vs. 91.3%; p<.001) 30% decrease in total opioid use…

Healthcare 21 – Supporting Education in Healthcare

HC21's Healthcare Education Calendar Over September, we at Healthcare 21 will be very busy supporting and sponsoring education in healthcare. Education is synonymous with our company values and something that we hold in high regard. These wonderful industry events encourage development, collaboration of ideas and best practices and we are delighted to get involved and sponsor them and bring along our innovative new products. The next couple of months will be bursting with Industry Events across all our different teams. Education…

HC21 ‘Night of Light’ in aid of Pieta House

The Fundraising Committee at Healthcare 21 are currently planning a ‘Night of Light’ in September for all staff, in aid of Pieta House, in an effort to raise awareness and funds for the charity. A Monster Raffle will be held on the night with prizes including €500 cash, €250 shopping vouchers, travel vouchers, a Wide Screen TV, BMW Performance Track Day at Mondello Park, 2 night break in 4* Lake Hotel Killarney, 1 night break in 5* Castlemartyr Resort Cork,…