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Industry Spotlight: Nissim Mashiach, Macrocure

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  OWM: Please describe the education, training, and work experiences that have prepared you for your current position as President and CEO of Macrocure.
  I have worked for numerous small- to large-sized local and multinational companies.

Wound Healing Dynamics #2: Pressure Relief

Relieving pressure on the wound.

–Karen J. Farid, RN, MA, CWON

Note: This content was originally published on LinkedIn and can be found by clicking here.

Industry Spotlight: Martin Rosendale, Cytomedix (Nuo Therapeutics)

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Industry Spotlight

OWM: Please describe the education, training, and work experiences that prepared you for your current position as CEO of Cytomedix, which is re-branding as Nuo Therapeutics?

At the Intersection of Quality and Safety: Wounds and Early/Progressive Mobility

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At the Intersection of Quality and Safety

–Margaret Arnold, PT, CEES, CSPHP

  I often have been asked about the connection between wound healing and early and progressive mobilization of patients.

Industry Spotlight: Chris Fashek, CEO, Spiracur Inc.

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Industry Spotlight

OWM: Please describe the education, training, and work experiences that prepared you for your current position as CEO of Spiracur Inc.
   I received my MBA from Fairleigh Dickinson University (Hackensack, NJ) and my BA from Upsala College (East Orange, NJ). My early career was in sales and sales management positions in the consumer products industry.

At the Intersection of Quality and Safety: Up and At ’Em With Care

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At the Intersection of Quality and Safety

–Margaret Arnold, PT, CEES, CSPHP

  At a time when so many things are changing in healthcare, and new can be almost a bad word, I want to share an innovation that deserves serious attention for improving quality and safety.

Industry Spotlight: Terrence Norchi, MD, Arch Therapeutics, Inc

OWM: Please describe the education, training, and work experiences that prepared you for your current position as President and CEO of Arch Therapeutics, Inc.   I attended medical school at the Northeast Ohio Medical University and then completed internal medicine residency at Tufts University School of Medicine at its western campus, Baystate Medical Center, where I was the Chief Medical Resident.

Friction in Wound Care

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At the Intersection of Quality and Safety

Friction and shear are big issues for skin health. Sometimes we need friction, such as on the soles of our slippers or our shoes, so we can stand and walk without falling over. We want friction when our patient is sitting on the side of the bed and want them to avoid falling to the floor. In short, friction helps keep something where it is.

Industry Spotlight: Scott Rogers, EHOB, Inc

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Industry Spotlight

OWM: Please describe the education, training, and work experiences that prepared you for your current position as President and COO of EHOB, Inc.   Before joining EHOB, I worked in the telecommunications industry after graduating from Notre Dame with degrees in economics and pre-law. In 1993, I was brought on as EHOB’s Vice President of Sales to help restructure the department and expand our sales footprint domestically. My extensive training in sales and experience with small- to medium-sized companies and major accounts helped us put together the structure for EHOB’s sales distribution strategy that is currently in place.

  

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