BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - Mar 14, 2013) - PolyRemedy, Inc., provider of the HealSmart™ Personalized Woundcare System, today announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued U.S. Patent No. 8,407,065, "Wound Care Treatment Service Using Automatic Wound Dressing Fabricator."
The patent covers a number of claims, including:
- Standardized Assessment: Use of a remote device to request patient and wound-specific dressings
- Personalized Treatment: Incorporation of a wound assessment matrix for determining a patient's dressing requirements
- Custom Dressing Production and Delivery: Patient and wound-specific dressings produced by an automated dressing fabrication system with direct-to-patient labeling and shipping
- Reports and Alerts: Automated availability of reports on the progress or status of the specific wound
"We are excited to receive this U.S. Patent for the HealSmart Personalized Woundcare System," said Cameron McKennitt, President and COO. "In an era of data-driven healthcare and patient-based accountability, our unique approach captures wound assessment data to provide a personalized, direct-to-patient dressing and to report on clinical and economic outcomes. The treatment consistency and visibility, combined with the high performance of HealSmart's Personalized Antimicrobial Dressings, continue to receive positive feedback from patients and clinicians."
"HealSmart is a smart, simple and economic approach to wound care," McKennitt continued. "Receiving this patent further strengthens our ability to serve patients by enabling further investment in our direct business model, materials science platform, and technology infrastructure."
With offices in Concord, Mass., and San Jose, Calif., PolyRemedy, Inc. offers integrated wound management systems designed to extend wound care expertise to the point of care. The HealSmart Personalized Woundcare System enables clinicians to document care through easy-to-use, web- and phone-based assessment tools, and to order personalized antimicrobial wound dressings, while also providing critical and unprecedented visibility into wound care data. For more information about PolyRemedy and HealSmart, visit www.polyremedy.com.