Hi-Tech Care Innovations for Health Cause a Stir

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Byline: JON GRIFFIN

West Midland expertise stole the show as pioneering devices developed in the area brought a regional buzz to the UK's premier medical technology show.

Improving the quality of patient care while saving the NHS time and money, Coventry's Advanced Therapeutic Materials launched a bespoke compression therapy which dramatically improves treatment for patients with ulceration.

While straight from Stafford, a new application using RFID tagging from Magellan Technology attracted a multitude of inquiries at this year's MEDTEC exhibition at the NEC.

Medical and healthcare industry specialist MedilinkWM launched both innovations at its stand, funded by Advantage West Midlands, to represent the talent, skill and inventiveness of the region at the show, which attracts thousands of advanced manufacturers and healthcare product manufacturers.

It was standing room only as healthcare industry expert Tony Davis, CEO of MedilinkWM, presented the case for investment in new medical technology, identifying key areas for development and emerging opportunities in the sector.

Mr Davis said: "We had a great response from the visitors at the show, both to the new devices on display and to the opportunities outlined in my seminar. We've been overwhelmed by the response to the business opportunity service offered by My M-Link. …