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      Sealed Air Expands Strategic Distribution Partnership with Surface Medical for CleanPatch® Brand to Canada CHARLOTTE, N.C. – May 1 2017 – Sealed Air’s (NYSE: SEE) Diversey Care division today announced today that it has entered into a strategic partnership to exclusively distribute the CleanPatch® branded product line in Canada through Sealed Air’s Diversey Care (“Diversey”) business. CleanPatch is a first-in-class medical surface repair technology that restores damaged hospital mattress covers to an intact and hygienic state. As part of the multi-year agreement, Diversey will lead the sales, marketing and distribution activities of CleanPatch products in the Canadian healthcare..

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CleanPatch launch in Australia

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PRESS RELEASE  CLEANPATCH LAUNCHES IN AUSTRALIA WITH ENIAX PTY LIMITED AND REGISTERS WITH THERAPEUTIC GOODS ADMINISTRATION February 8th, 2017 - Surface Medical Inc. (“SMI”) is pleased to announce that it has partnered with Eniax Pty Limited (“Eniax”) to offer CleanPatch® to healthcare markets in Australia. CleanPatch® has been  successfully registered with the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) in Australia, adding to its medical device registrations with Health Canada, Food & Drug Administration (US) and European Union CE mark. Eniax, based in Sydney NSW, Australia, was founded in 1986 and is a leading vertically integrated manufacturer and distributor of medical products to..

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Surface Medical Inc Receives 2016 National Startup Canada Global Entrepreneurship Award Toronto, ON - Surface Medical Inc (“Surface Medical”) was recognized today by Startup Canada as a national winner of the Startup Canada Global Entrepreneurship Award. Tony Abboud, Vice President of Business Development accepted the award at a red carpet ceremony in Toronto, Ontario attended by leading Canadian investors, innovators and anchor company executives. “It is a tremendous honour to receive this recognition from Startup Canada; we believe that it reflects the impact that our innovation is having on our industry,” said Tony Abboud from Surface Medical. “CleanPatch, our lead..

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CleanPatch Expands into Sweden

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          Surface Medical Inc. (“SMI”) announced today that it has launched its CleanPatch® product line into the Swedish market in partnership with Salubrious AB. CleanPatch is now available in four European countries including the United Kingdom, Ireland, Denmark and Sweden. Founded in 2000, Salubrious AB (“Salubrious”) sells and distributes quality products from all over the world to the Scandinavian healthcare market. Salubrious has a team of knowledgeable sales staff and technicians who provide training, service and support to their customers. In addition to Salubrious’ own brands FLAG, Stana and GoodGel, Salubrious also carries many top of..

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NURSE MINUTE LAUNCHES ITS 8TH PODCAST EPISODE TO ENGAGE EXPERTS ON IMPORTANCE OF SURFACE INTEGRITY IN HEALTHCARE Surface Medical Inc. (“SMI”) announced today that it has launched its seventh episode of an exciting new awareness initiative called ‘Nurse Minute’. This Podcast series is hosted by SMI Clinical Educator and features informative interviews with Key Opinion Leaders on the importance of surface integrity for infection prevention in healthcare. “The surfaces found in healthcare settings are a significant source of Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAI),” comments Brenda Marks, Clinical Educator at SMI. “Even though guidelines speak to the importance of intact surfaces, we have found that..

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           SURFACE MEDICAL PARTNERS WITH FERNO UK TO OFFER CLEANPATCH® TO PRE-HOSPITAL CUSTOMERS IN THE UNITED KINGDOM October 11th 2016 - Surface Medical Inc. (“SMI”) is pleased to announce that it has partnered with the UK subsidiary company of Ferno-Washington Inc (“Ferno UK”) to offer CleanPatch® to the United Kingdom ("UK") ambulance services and patient transportation (“Pre-Hospital”) market. This serves as Ferno’s second global location to partner with SMI to offer CleanPatch to its customers, which began with Ferno Canada back in 2015. Ferno UK, based in West Yorkshire, England, is a leading innovator and supplier of..

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As we continue to educate healthcare facilities on the patient safety risks of damaged surfaces, we have become aware that some facilities attempt to repair damage with "tape". In response to this, we have created a video series to demonstrate the functional differences between CleanPatch and "tape"  in key scenarios 1) After wiping with a hospital disinfectant 2) In the presence of fluid These videos have proven popular with our customers around the world, and are an eye opening visual that showcase why tape is prohibited by many health surveyors and infection control departments. Our newest video launched today uses Vericlean, a fluorescent marking spray from Diversey..

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                                              Surface Medical to be recognized as the Prairies Winner of the 2016 Startup Canada Award for Global Entrepreneurship September 6th 2016 - Surface Medical Inc. (“Surface Medical”) was recognized by Startup Canada as the Prairies Winner of the Startup Canada Award for Global Entrepreneurship. The company will be presented with the award in Edmonton, Alberta during a red carpet event on October 25th. “On behalf of the entire team at Surface Medical, we would like to thank Startup Canada for..

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            CleanPatch Expands into Ireland’s Healthcare Market with Keaney Medical Ltd. August 22nd 2016 – Surface Medical Inc. (“SMI”) announced today that it has expanded its presence into Ireland with a distribution agreement with Keaney Medical Ltd. (“Keaney Medical”) to better service healthcare customers in this market. Founded in 1989, Keaney Medical offers innovative healthcare products to its customers with a strong focus on pressure relieving medical mattresses. Keaney also offers leading after-sales service and support, and a mattress rental service; all of which furthers its commitment to improving patient care. This represents another leading..

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Surface Medical and its exclusive US Distributor partner, Sealed Air Diversey Care, are honoured to have CleanPatch recognized as an Innovation Award nominee by two leading professional organizations - ISSA The Wordwide Industry Cleaning Association and The Association for the Healthcare Environment (AHE). CleanPatch: 2016 AHE Innovation Award Nominee Announced at AHE EXCHANGE 2016 in September CleanPatch: 2016 ISSA Innovation Award Nominee (Category - Supplies and Accessories) Announced at ISSA / Interclean 2016 in October Click here to vote for CleanPatch today!  Click here to read Sealed Air Diversey Care's Press Release

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St.Amant, a large provider of community living services and long term care, had experienced an outbreak of C.difficile, which was traced back to a damaged, contaminated bath stretcher mattress. Following this incident, St. Amant looked for an affordable solution to address this problem and came across CleanPatch and the Mattress Inspection and Repair program. A rigorous and extensive evaluation of CleanPatch on bath stretcher mattresses was conducted, and the results came back positive. St. Amant proceeded with implementing an inspection and repair program for their surfaces, and even began using CleanPatch as a preventative maintenance tool for high wear areas of new bath stretcher mattresses. ..

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Surface Medical Awarded HealthTrust Contract for CleanPatch® March 15, 2016 – Surface Medical Inc. (“SMI”) is pleased to announce that its CleanPatch® product-line has been awarded a supply contract by HealthTrust. Beginning today, HealthTrust’s 1,400 hospitals and members in 22,600 alternate care sites can safely and effectively repair damaged mattresses. This is expected to both generate significant savings and enhance patient safety. Hospital bed and stretcher mattresses are frequently damaged as a result of physical and chemical stress. Since they cannot be properly cleaned, they may harbor pathogens that pose a risk to patient safety. Regulators and surveying organizations do..

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            Sealed Air Forms Strategic Distribution Partnership with Surface Medical for CleanPatch® Brand in United States CHARLOTTE, N.C. – March 1, 2016 - Surface Medical Inc. (“SMI”) and Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE:SEE) announced today that they have entered into a strategic partnership to exclusively distribute the CleanPatch® branded product line in the United States through Sealed Air’s Diversey Care division. As part of the multi-year agreement, Diversey Care will lead the sales, marketing and distribution activities of CleanPatch products designed for the safe and effective repair of hospital bed mattresses, operating room tables and stretchers...

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In addition to enhancing patient safety and reducing cross-contamination, CleanPatch saves you money. This can be visualized by inputing your facility data into our CleanCalculator as 20 repairs with CleanPatch costs less than buying 1 new mattress! In order to understand the true cost-savings of using CleanPatch, we collaborated with a regional Bedshop in a large health system, who are responsible for maintaining and repairing hospital beds and stretchers.  The results are in - over six months, the Bedshop was able to repair 68% of the damaged mattresses and stretchers it received, for a total cost savings of $29,794! Click here to download the full Case..

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CleanPatch versus Tape video

by Surface Medical

Happy New Year! We hope that you had a wonderful holiday break and are looking forward to an exciting 2016 full of promise! We created the following video to demonstrate the difference between CleanPatch and Tape when repairing damaged mattresses. Although it is prohibited by surveyors and health authorities, taping is often tried in many healthcare facilities to attempt to repair damaged mattresses and stretchers. See what happens to these tapes when cleaned with a hospital disinfectant... CleanPatch is the only FDA, Health-Canada and CE registered medical surface repair product specifically designed to repair damaged mattresses and stretchers and restore them..

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NURSE MINUTE LAUNCHES ITS 5TH PODCAST EPISODE TO ENGAGE EXPERTS ON IMPORTANCE OF SURFACE INTEGRITY IN HEALTHCARE Surface Medical Inc. (“SMI”) announced today that it has launched its fifth episode of an exciting new awareness initiative called ‘Nurse Minute’. This Podcast series is hosted by SMI Clinical Educator and features informative interviews with Key Opinion Leaders on the importance of surface integrity for infection prevention in healthcare. “The surfaces found in healthcare settings are a significant source of Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAI),” comments Brenda Marks, Clinical Educator at SMI. “Even though guidelines speak to the importance of intact surfaces, we have found..

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Clinical Paper published

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An independent clinical study on CleanPatch has been published in a leading Infection Control journal - the Canadian Journal of Infection Control (CJIC). This journal is peer-reviewed and has a circulation of over 3000. The study evaluated the durability and microbial growth of CleanPatch and the surrounding mattress before and after terminal cleaning. Click here to download the CJIC publication on CleanPatch

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             PRESS RELEASE (CANADA) LAUNCH OF MATTRESS INTEGRITY ASSESSMENT AND CLEANPATCH® INSTALLATION SERVICES INTO HEALTHCARE FACILITIES ACROSS CANADA October 13, 2015 – Hygiene Performance Solutions Inc. (“HPS”) and Surface Medical Inc. (“SMI”) announced today a partnership to bring a new Infection Prevention and Control service to Canadian Hospitals: Mattress Integrity Assessment (“MIA”) and CleanPatch® installation services. Hospital mattresses are the workhorse of the Canadian healthcare system and are a potential point of transmission of pathogens that can lead to healthcare associated infections (“HAI”). HAI are one of the most expensive and challenging issues in Canadian..

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October 1, 2015 – Surface Medical Inc. announced that the team has won the Manning Innovation Award for developing and commercializing CleanPatch. The Ernest C. Manning Awards Foundation was created in the early 1980s to celebrate the achievements of Canada’s top innovators. The Manning Innovation Awards have been described as Canada’s most prestigious innovation awards, recognizing individuals from across Canada for developing and successfully marketing innovations in all areas of human endeavors. Click here to read the Press Release For more information about the Ernest C. Manning Foundation and the Manning Innovation Awards visit www.manningawards.ca

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PRODUCT ANNOUNCEMENT - LAUNCH OF SMALL CIRCLE CLEANPATCH  Surface Medical Inc (SMI) is pleased to announce that it has expanded its CleanPatch product offering with the introduction of a smaller size. In response to overwhelming feedback from healthcare customers around the world, SMI now offers a 5 centimeter (2 inch) circular CleanPatch designed to repair punctures and the earliest points of damage. This new offering features the same durability and performance as the 9 centimeter (3.5 inch) and 9x15 centimeter (3.5 x 6 inch) CleanPatch products. "CleanPatch has been implemented in more than 360 healthcare facilities in nine countries, and..

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