DUBLIN, Ohio, May 1, 2015 — As wound care becomes an increasingly complex clinical practice, clinicians are seeking solutions that allow them to do more with less. To help promote healing from hospital to home, Cardinal Health recently unveiled a new portfolio of Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT) systems, including the Cardinal Health™ SVED® device and the Cardinal Health™ NPWT PRO family of devices.
The NPWT portfolio offers devices for use in the acute care setting, at discharge, and for home. The Cardinal Health™ NPWT PRO family of devices supports patients through the continuum of care, providing them familiarity with the products they see and use during their hospital stay and at their transition to home.
The Cardinal Health™ NPWT PRO line includes:
“With care quickly migrating to cost-effective settings, wound care clinicians, home health care professionals and patients need a full-service wound care portfolio that provides consistency and promotes healing across the care continuum, while prioritizing patient dignity and quality of life,” said Beth Bradley, RN, MN, CWON, director of Clinical Operations at Cardinal Health. “Consistency and ease of use encourages both adherence to wound care regimen and, ultimately, cost-effectiveness of care.”
In addition to the NPWT offering, Cardinal Health’s skin and wound care offering includes:
Cardinal Health introduced its new line of NPWT products at the recent Symposium of Advanced Wound Care and will also feature the entire wound and skin care portfolio at the upcoming Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society™ conference, June 7-9 in San Antonio.
About Cardinal Health
Headquartered in Dublin, Ohio, Cardinal Health, Inc. (NYSE: CAH) is a $91 billion health care services company that improves the cost-effectiveness of health care. As the business behind health care, Cardinal Health helps pharmacies, hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, clinical laboratories and physician offices focus on patient care while reducing costs, enhancing efficiency and improving quality. Cardinal Health is an essential link in the health care supply chain, providing pharmaceuticals and medical products and services to more than 100,000 locations each day and is also the industry-leading direct-to-home medical supplies distributor. The company is a leading manufacturer of medical and surgical products, including gloves, surgical apparel and fluid management products. In addition, the company operates the nation's largest network of radiopharmacies that dispense products to aid in the early diagnosis and treatment of disease. Ranked #22 on the Fortune 500, Cardinal Health employs 34,000 people worldwide. More information about the company may be found at www.cardinalhealth.com and @CardinalHealth on Twitter.