Braun Medical Includes BioElectronics ActiPatch Medical Device in Its Same Day Knee and Hip Surgical Program

FREDERICK, MD., May 31, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — BioElectronics Corporation (OTC PINK: BIEL), maker of advanced medical devices announces that B. Braun Ltd, of Sheffield, UK has recently completed development of its same day surgical TOTAL Pathway program for joint replacements which includes BioElectronics medical devices. The program is being launched by B. Braun’s UK Group to improve care and reduce the UK healthcare cost of its 160,000 annual hip and knee replacement procedures.

The “fast-track” same day hip and knee replacements are being supported by hospital physiotherapy teams visiting the patient at home and communicating using a specialized wireless tablet. Each patient will be given an ActiPatch medical device and a prescription for 6 additional ActiPatch devices. A similar program is being implemented for spinal surgeries.
Phil Cleary, Senior Product Group Manager, stated that “our TOTAL Pathway program enhances our commitment to patient safety, post-operative care, as well as significantly reducing healthcare costs and hospital stays.” Treating post-surgical pain requires a multifaceted approach. In trials, ActiPatch was well received and produced positive outcomes. We look forward to making this program a success, in the UK and other countries where B. Braun operates.

About BioElectronics Corporation

BioElectronics Corporation is a leader in non-invasive electroceuticals and the maker of an industry leading family of disposable, drug-free, pain therapy devices: For more information, please visit www.bielcorp.com.

About B. Braun Medical Ltd

B. Braun Medical Ltd, UK, https://www.bbraun.co.uk/ is a member of the B. Braun Group, https://www.bbraun.com/en.html one of the world´s leading healthcare companies. On an international level, B. Braun’s 54,000 employees are in 60 countries and are separated into additional divisions for hospital care, surgical products, outpatient care, and home care services.

Contacts:
Paul Knopick
940.262.3584
pknopick@eandecommunications.com

B. Braun Medical Ltd,
Corporate Communications
Thorncliffe Park, Sheffield S35 2PW, UK.
Telephone: 0114 225 9000

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