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wound care

Discussion in 'Hollister' started by Anonymous, Jun 18, 2013 at 7:25 PM.

  1. Anonymous

    Anonymous Guest

    What's it like to work in this division? Any good products?
     
  2. Anonymous

    Anonymous Guest

    The wound care division is growing very quickly from what I heard. There is a new product that just came out that is doing really well- it's a collagen. and there are new products coming. I'm trying to get in with them if I can. That seems to be the division where the growth is. My friend works in that division out East and loves it. Loves the company, loves the culture, loves his manager- said it's the real deal. Good luck!
     
  3. Anonymous

    Anonymous Guest

    Its just another collagen. No big deal and lots of competition. Although the company wants you to believe this new product is the best thing since sliced bread, clinicians feel its just another collagen.
     
  4. Anonymous

    Anonymous Guest

    I hope you (previous poster) work for a competitor. This new collagen is fantastic. Please keep your head buried in the sand. Every clinician I have spoken with loves it and it is quickly gaining traction. You obviously don't know what you are talking about. Please go troll on another board. We love it here, the new collagen is great, and your ignorance is evident.
     
  5. Anonymous

    Anonymous Guest

    Company sucks and management is terrible!

    Company is private for a reason.
     
  6. Anonymous

    Anonymous Guest

    Wow....funny. I am sure you don't work here if you are saying that. But please keep thinking that and never come work here. No need for trolls like you to join. Private for a reason...hahahaha. You have no clue. The majority of the managers are great. The company is great- especially if you are in Ostomy or wound care. #clueless
     
  7. Anonymous

    Anonymous Guest

    All the wound care companies exct for Smith and Nephew are private and or he
    D by a portfolio company such as Nordic or One Equity partners etc...

    I have been in wound care for many many years and have seen alot of changes. Collagen is a commodity item now and not a big breakthrough. Endoderm is the new Hollister collagen, but there is Puracol, Promogran, Fibracol, Biostep, and powder form collagen. Endoderm is important to Hollister but not a big deal to the customers. They shrug and say, " it's good and works , I guess." Grafting, growth factors and emerging technologies that are truly new are winning far more attention than foams, hydrocolloids, silver products, or collagens. Hollister just has something new to talk about and although the reps think its awesome, there are no rats behind it and the evidence is shaky at best. Collagen/ORC (promogran and Prisma) has much stronger evidence.

    As a company, Hollister has a full line of wound, skin and Ostomy so They have a strong presence. I see their wound care as the weakest link. They have a website that looks like science, but really isn't. Hollister wound care is mostly me-too in terms of innovation and they have a rather poor presence in acute settings. Their low cost knock offs have found a home in some nursing facilities, but even there they are struggling to gain traction. Three brands that dominate are Aquacel, Mepilex, and Prisma. Those three products satisfy most wound needs. But again, grafts and NPWT get the lions share of clinicians attention.

    Overall, I respect Hollister and think they are a good company. Just seems that every other wound company has a better product for each category they compete in.
     
  8. Anonymous

    Anonymous Guest

    well said and for the most part true.
     
  9. Anonymous

    Anonymous Guest

    First off, the fact that you continue to refer to this product as Endoderm tells me you have no idea what you are talking about. It's called Endoform. It is much different than any collagen out there. It's not the "same old stuff" and if you sold it, you would know that. The fact that you don't tells me you either are just trying to act like a know it all, or you work for a competitor. I hope the latter is the case- because we will own you. Continue to sleep on this division. In fact, we are counting on it. A year from now we will still be laughing at your ignorance. I'm glad you like and respect our company. We love it here. And this division is finally on the right track.
     
  10. Anonymous

    Anonymous Guest

    Okay, so your collagen is soooooo much better. Please explain what makes it different than every other type III collagen product! Dazzle us with your brilliance!
     
  11. Anonymous

    Anonymous Guest

    The fact that you even have to ask that question proves how little you know.....
     
  12. Anonymous

    Anonymous Guest

    How many clinical studies have been published on this collagen? In a world where clinical evidence rules, what is better about it and how can you prove anything with just ONE study?
     
  13. Anonymous

    Anonymous Guest

    Again, no need to answer your questions here. While you worry about trying to get me to answer your silly questions in this forum, I'm busy getting orders. Good luck with that KCI merger...you'll be looking for a job soon enough once the layoffs start again in October!
     
  14. Anonymous

    Anonymous Guest

    I agree. Product failures are not easy to deal with.
     
  15. Anonymous

    Anonymous Guest

    Yes, there have been many documented failures of some of the more well-known collagen products on the market. Hence the reason the new Endoform product has been so quickly embraced by the wound care community. Finally something that works!
     
  16. Anonymous

    Anonymous Guest

    Gauze and tape works sometimes too.