New Report of Evidence Shows MediPlus Brand Performs at Same Level as
Current in-Use Advanced Wound Dressings
Case Studies Compared Alginate, Hydrocolloid, Film, Foam, and Surgical Dressings
Atlanta, GA, February 22, 2013 --(PR.com)-- MediPurpose(tm), a manufacturer and master distributor of
medical products, today published a report that revealed findings from recent clinical evaluations
representative of its MediPlus(tm) Advanced Wound Care products.
According to the evidence report, MediPlus wound dressings performed at or above the same level as
current dressings being used in nursing homes, demonstrating evidence of MediPlus' product
"A Case Study of Product Performance From Two Nursing Homes" compared overall clinical
performance characteristics of six MediPlus wound dressing categories to current in-use advanced wound
care dressings in the alternate site. The wound dressing categories included:
* MediPlus(tm) Alginates
* MediPlus(tm) Hydrocolloids
* MediPlus(tm) Hydrocolloid Foam
* MediPlus(tm) Super Foams
* MediPlus(tm) Surgical Composites
* MediPlus(tm) Transparent PU Films
Key performance characteristics included:
* Edge lift
* Wear time
* Ease of application
* Comfort and ease of removal
* Absorbance and exudate management
"The evaluation of specific product characteristics that drive product selection by the end-user is a key
factor in demonstrating MediPlus' overall quality and value," said MediPurpose's Advanced Wound Care
Marketing Manager Valerie Johnson. "With the primary goal of performance equivalency being met, this
portfolio of wound dressings has become the basis of the new Value Plus Program now being offered by
About MediPlus Advanced Wound Care
MediPurpose introduced the MediPlus Advanced Wound Care product portfolio in March 2011. The
MediPlus product line is positioned to provide high-quality products at prices that allow suppliers to
extend the cost savings to their customers -- reducing their spending and improving their overall budget
"Advanced wound care products typically consume a major portion of the healthcare-purchasing budget,"
said Johnson. "While the cost of advanced wound dressings is derived in greater part from overhead costs
such as corporate overhead, MediPurpose is a virtual company structured to eliminate acquisition costs so
that savings can be passed on to both the supplier and end-user."
The MediPlus Advanced Wound Care product line currently features:
MediPlus(tm) Comfort Foam
MediPlus(tm) Super Foam
MediPlus(tm) HC Foam
MediPlus(tm) HC Super Foam
* Silver Foams
MediPlus(tm) Foam Ag+
MediPlus(tm) Comfort Foam Border Ag+
MediPlus(tm) Super Foam Ag+
MediPlus(tm) HC Thin
MediPlus(tm) HC Comfort
MediPlus(tm) BarrierGel Comfort
MediPlus(tm) PE Pad
MediPlus(tm) PU Pad
* Thin Films
MediPlus(tm) PU Film
MediPlus(tm) PU Frame
To download the case study, please visit http://www.medipurpose.com/downloads.
For more information about MediPlus -- including no-cost product sample requests -- please visit
† Data on file.
Founded in 1999, MediPurpose is an innovative medical device company headquartered in Singapore,
with offices in the United States and Europe.
Known for its popular babyLance(tm) safety heelstick, SurgiLance(tm) safety lancet and MediPlus(tm)
advanced wound care products, MediPurpose has leveraged its success in the medical device industry to
become a master medical product distributor that provides unique solutions for both medical product
manufacturers and distributors.
MediPurpose's Medical Device Innovation division offers angel funding and developmental expertise for
new medical device inventors and innovative medical product companies that seek entrance into new
medical device markets.
For more information about MediPurpose's medical products and solutions for inventors, innovators,
manufacturers and distributors, please visit http://www.medipurpose.com.
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