Industry Relations Recognition
The WOCN Society would like to gratefully acknowledge the following organizations who have committed to support the Society’s clinical and educational offerings to advance the wound, ostomy and continence (WOC) nursing specialty.
Hollister Incorporated is an independent, employee-owned company. We develop, manufacture, and market healthcare products for ostomy care, continence care, and wound care. We also develop educational support materials for patients and healthcare professionals. Our mission is to make life more rewarding and dignified for people who use our products and services.
3M Health Care
At 3M, we are unlocking unique solutions to protect skin by combining our unmatched expertise in polymer science with your clinical needs. As your partner in patient care, we provide the products you need for reducing the risk of skin damage while helping provide your patients’ and residents’ comfort and relief. We continue to innovate the next generation of proven wound care solutions to empower and inspire clinicians everywhere. From revolutionary skin protectants and next-generation wound care dressings to smart compression systems and best-in-class medical tapes, we have the solutions and support you need to provide the best possible care. www.3M.com/Cavilon
Video: 3M Wound Care Story
Acelity L.P. Inc. and its subsidiaries are a global advanced wound care company that leverages the
strengths of Kinetic Concepts, Inc. and Systagenix Wound Management, Limited. Available in more than
90 countries, the innovative and complementary ACELITY™ product portfolio delivers value through
solutions that speed healing and lead the industry in quality, safety and customer experience.
Headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, Acelity employs nearly 5,000 people around the world.
Acelity is committed to delivering innovative and data-driven education that raises industry standards
and improves patients’ lives. To view our most recent portfolio of wound care application videos, visit
Making life easier…so you can be you! Coloplast develops ostomy products and services that make life easier for people with intimate healthcare needs.
Brava® Protective Seal is designed to help prevent leakage and protect the skin. The protective seal is easy to shape, apply and remove! SenSura® Mio Convex has unique integrated flexlines that provide a new level of flexibility and comfort without compromising on stability. The pouch is discreet under clothing and gives patients a piece of mind that they desire. For more information on Coloplast’s innovative products and resources to help your patients before and after surgery visit www.coloplast.us/ostomy/professional.
Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc.
Hill-Rom is a leading global medical technology company with more than 10,000 employees worldwide. We partner with health care providers in more than 100 countries, across all care settings, by focusing on patient care solutions that improve clinical and economic outcomes in five core areas: Advancing Mobility, Wound Care and Prevention, Patient Monitoring and Diagnostics, Surgical Safety and Efficiency and Respiratory Health. Hill-Rom's people, products and programs work towards one mission: Every day, around the world, we enhance outcomes for patients and their caregivers.
Visit www.hill-rom.com for more information.
Smith & Nephew
Smith & Nephew is dedicated to helping you to Closer to Zero: zero pressure ulcer incidence, zero diabetic amputations, zero surgical site complications, zero wound-related readmissions, zero waste of resources. We do that through pioneering approach to our products’ design that helps improve patient outcomes, like Collagenase SANTYL® Ointment (250 units/gram); ALLEVYN LIFE Dressings; ACTICOAT Silver-Coated Antimicrobial Barrier Dressings; and PICO Single Use Negative Pressure Wound Therapy System. Closer to Zero is an ambitious objective. It’s never simple. It’s not always achievable. However, we believe it is the objective we should help you get closer to every day.
Sage Products LLC now part of Stryker
Sage Products creates innovative solutions to help improve patient outcomes and caregiver efficiency across the continuum of care. Our portfolio of products are designed to address preventable never-events and seamlessly integrate into the process workflow. Our products help reduce the risk of hospital-acquired conditions such as skin injury due to incontinence and pressure injuries, surgical site infections, pneumonias and healthcare worker injury. Sage is now part of Stryker, one of the world’s leading medical technology companies. Together as part of Stryker, and with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better.
ConvaTec is a global medical products and technologies company focused on therapies for the management of chronic conditions. The Company is listed on the London Stock Exchange (stock symbol: CTEC) and has leading market positions in advanced wound care, ostomy care, continence and critical care, and infusion devices. ConvaTec's products provide a range of clinical and economic benefits, including infection prevention, protection of at-risk skin, improved patient outcomes and reduced total cost of care.
Mölnlycke Health Care
Mölnlycke is a world-leading medical solutions company. We’re here to advance performance in healthcare across the world, and we aspire to equip everybody in healthcare with solutions to achieve the best outcomes. We design and supply medical solutions to enhance performance at every point of care – from the operating room to the home. We specialize in wound management, pressure ulcer prevention and surgical solutions with respected brands including Safetac®, Mepitel®, Mepilex®, HiBi® and Biogel®. Driven by our relentless focus on finding solutions for unmet needs in healthcare, we’ll continue to innovate and develop high-quality, cost-effective solutions that set new standards.
Domtar Personal Care
WE BELIEVE EVERYONE DESERVES PERSONAL CARE.
We care about the people who use our products. To serve them better, we’ve dedicated ourselves to being experts in absorbent hygiene technology through research and innovation. By learning all we can from the latest data and science, our products perform when it matters most. It’s easy to find our products. Whether they’re our brands or the brands we create with partners, you will find them in a wide range of channels: from hospitals and nursing homes to mom-and-pop shops and national retailers, as well as online distributors.
Medline Industries, Inc.
Medline has one of the broadest ranges of advanced wound and skin care offerings in the industry. Managing chronic wounds effectively requires caregivers to see things differently. Challenge the status quo. We understand your challenges. That’s why we’re making innovative wound technologies accessible and affordable across the care continuum. From high-performance solutions for every type and phase of wound to customized support, we help you raise the standard of care.