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  • 11/17/17 11:17 am CST

    Tegaderm CHG I.V. Securement Dressing is only dressing fully compliant with updated CDC recommendation and INS Infusion Therapy Standards of Practice

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recently updated its recommendation on use of chlorhexidine-impregnated dressings in its globally-recognized Guidelines for the Prevention of Intravascular Catheter-Related Infections (2011). The new recommendation calls for use of chlorhexidine-impregnated dressings with an FDA-cleared label that specifies a clinical indication for reducing catheter-related bloodstream infection (CRBSI) or catheter-more...
  • 10/31/17 4:16 pm CDT

    Easy-to-integrate innovations support doctors worldwide

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The future is bright for lingual orthodontic treatment and the Incognito™ System, as demonstrated at the 2017 Incognito Appliance System International User Meeting, held in October in Paris, France. More than 150 orthodontists from 25 countries around the world recently gathered for a conference of lectures, workshops, networking events and a poster symposium. Representing 5 different continents, 13 experts in lingual treatmentmore...
  • 10/16/17 5:01 am CDT

    Durable, comfortable reflective trim made with low-material waste converting technology

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Reflective safety gear requires a combination of comfort, compliance and visibility. To help meet this need, 3M™ Scotchlite™ Reflective Material has launched the 5410 Diamond Mesh Trim, a revolutionary leap in performance and design. The new reflective material delivers bright, compliant visibility paired with breathability and durability. It was developed with a patent-pending* cut-and-spread technology, which eliminates materialmore...
  • 8/22/17 11:39 am CDT

    New Privacy Filter from 3M offers 30 percent greater clarity than its standard Black Filter

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--At any given time, you or someone near you is looking at a digital screen – a screen potentially displaying sensitive information. 3M has launched a High Clarity Privacy Filter that gives users an ultra-vivid viewing experience with their screen, while helping to protect the privacy of sensitive information displayed on it. The High Clarity Privacy Filter from 3M, available for monitors, laptops and tablets, provides anmore...
  • 8/21/17 7:00 am CDT

    New acrylic-based, nonwoven tape offers long-term wear on skin, enabling engineers to solve tough medical device design challenges

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--When Joe’s heart-rate monitor kept falling off, he asked his doctor, “Isn’t there a better way to make it stick?” Thanks to 3M, there is. The company that makes everything from Post-it® Notes to structural adhesives that hold airplanes together, also makes advanced medical adhesives that can hold for up to two weeks. When considering adhesive science and the challenges of a substrate like skin, design engineers know sticking-to-skinmore...
  • 7/24/17 1:08 pm CDT

    Unprecedented 24-minute BI results help healthcare facilities enhance patient safety

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Healthcare facilities can obtain faster sterility assurance results for surgical instruments following the Food & Drug Administration’s 510(k) clearance of the 3M™ Attest™ Rapid Readout Biological Indicator (BI) System for vaporized hydrogen peroxide sterilization (VH202). BI results for VH202 sterilization cycles with the 3M™ Attest™ system can now be read in just 24 minutes—the fastest readout compared to any other FDA cleared productmore...
  • 7/10/17 8:00 am CDT

    Gopher hockey arena to be named 3M Arena at Mariucci

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The University of Minnesota and 3M announced a new sponsorship on Monday, the latest in a 90-year relationship between two of the state’s largest institutions. This 14-year, $11.2 million sponsorship of Gopher Athletics includes the naming rights to Mariucci Arena. Keeping the historic Mariucci name, the Gopher hockey facility will now be known as 3M Arena at Mariucci. “Today’s announcement brings together three names instantlymore...
  • 6/22/17 7:00 am CDT

    Includes over 200 studies addressing safety and efficacy of 3M™ Bair Hugger™ Normothermia System

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The largest body of evidence detailing the clinical benefits of patient warming, recently updated and released today, offers scientific insights and instills confidence in temperature management best practices. The 3M™ Bair Hugger™ System Research Compendium includes summaries of over 200 studies across a wide range of surgeries, making it easy for clinicians to search the large volume of research related to the clinical benefits associatedmore...
  • 6/7/17 9:22 am CDT

    Two-Time Professional Basketball Champion serves as wingman for FUTURO Brand’s Newest Campaign in Video Collaboration with Onion Labs

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Recently retired basketball player Matt Bonner gave humorous “support” to FUTURO Brand’s new campaign, highlighting his quest to stay fit after retirement as he explores out-of-the-box fitness routines. The video launches alongside the brand’s larger “Brace for Adventure” campaign which speaks to the attitude of the “all-in” consumer, one who embraces life’s greatest adventures and takes advantage of FUTURO Brand’s premium line of bracesmore...
  • 5/22/17 6:00 am CDT

    Leading brand in stethoscopes to collect and share personal stories that celebrate the dedication of medical professionals around the world

    Commemorates 50 th Anniversary of 3M’s acquisition of Littmann stethoscopes

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--For 50 years 3M™ Littmann® Stethoscopes has been helping clinicians listen and care for their patients. To mark this historic occasion, Littmann stethoscopes announces today the launch of 50 Years of Listening (littmann.com/50years): a collection of personal stories from medical professionals. This celebration of clinicians and their dedication will continue throughout the year. Littmann stethoscopes is asking doctors, nursesmore...