Underappreciated Advanced Wound Care Opportunities in 2020 and Beyond

Despite the overwhelming majority of R&D, regulatory, sales, marketing, and corporate finance focus in the advanced wound care (AWC) sector being on physical advanced wound care products, many of the greatest opportunities to drive outcomes–and profitability–exist in the realm of wound care service delivery. This concept was further developed by senior management from several of … Read More

Investing in Advanced Wound Care? Avoid These 3 Costly Mistakes

We are frequently tapped by analysts, fund managers, investment banks, and other financial and investment professionals–from small independent funds through the largest global institutions. At the same time, our engagements are also filled by biotech, medtech, life sciences, and digital health executives, as well as provider and clinic networks, payers, hospitals, IDNs, and other healthcare … Read More

Why Mölnlycke’s Acquisition of SastoMed Is a Big Deal

What happened? Today (2018.07.02), Mölnlycke Health Care announced its acquisition of SastoMed GmbH. Mölnlycke is of course known in the industry as a top global wound care (also wound prevention and surgical) product brand, particularly in Europe and the United States. SastoMed, a much smaller German firm, was a subsidiary of SanderStrothmann GmbH, a company which assesses, formulates, … Read More

What the Recent Healogics Developments Can Teach Us About the Future of Wound Care

The situation Last week (15 Nov 2017), David Bassin (Healogics’ former CFO), was appointed as the company’s new CEO. As the world’s biggest wound management firm and provider of wound services, Healogics has both a massive network and a huge volume of wound care and outcomes data. Understandably, healthcare executives, analysts, and investors watching this space have … Read More

The Case for Emerging Market Wound Care

Demographic and economic trends, combined with the sheer magnitude of the unmet needs in the emerging markets represents the largest untapped opportunity for advanced wound care products and services globally. Introduction As the business of advanced wound care in North America and Western Europe has boomed for the past two decades, most major wound care … Read More

Assessing and Selecting Wound Care Distributors in the Emerging and Frontier Markets

The following is an excerpt from the original article, published in MedTech Intelligence on 3 Apr 2017:   The attractive opportunities for medtech product firms to drive growth in the emerging and frontier markets are well-known: Rising disposable incomes and an expanding middle class, aging populations, and chronic disease prevalence (diabetes, cancer, obesity, hypertension, etc.), … Read More

Recent Wound Care & Regenerative Medicine Innovation Trends

(20 Jun 2016) Following is the final article in a series reviewing emerging advanced wound care and regenerative medicine trends and implications for the future of the industry. Part 1 focused on wound diagnostics approaches. Part 2 analyzed corporate strategy and positioning among the major wound care players. Part 3 will look at emerging innovative therapies, trends, and … Read More