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Laughlin Center Named Wound Care Center Of The Year

Laughlin Center for Wound Care and Hyperbarics

Laughlin Center for Wound Care and Hyperbarics has been honored as the Wound Care Center of the Year as well as recognized with a national award for continued excellence in wound healing by Healogics Inc., a wound care management company.

Leaders, physicians and clinicians from Laughlin Center for Wound Care and Hyperbarics recently gathered to celebrate the center’s receipt of the Robert A. Warriner III Center of Excellence award, according to a news release.

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Control your claims: Pressure ulcer/wound care management

Diabetic Foot Ulcers

One of many dreaded tags from a Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Survey is F-Tag 314 — Pressure ulcers.

CMS writes, “Each resident must receive and the facility must provide the necessary care and services to attain or maintain the highest practicable physical, mental, and psychosocial well-being, in accordance with the comprehensive assessment and plan of care.” (more…)

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Covenant Health Wound Care Experts Earn National, Regional Recognition

Covenant Health

LUBBOCK, TX (NEWS RELEASE) – The Covenant Center for Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine has been honored as a Wound Care Center® of the Year by Healogics, Inc., the nation’s leading and largest wound care management company. The center also was awarded Center of Distinction and the President’s Circle Award.

The center has achieved patient satisfaction rates higher than 92 percent, a healing rate of at least 91 percent in less than 31 median days and healed almost 90 percent of its patients in less than 14 weeks. Out of the 630 Centers eligible in 2016, only seven centers across the country received this prestigious award. Covenant’s center was awarded as Center of the Year for the southwest region, which includes Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana and New Mexico. (more…)

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Morrison Community Hospital offers specialized Wound Care

Morrison Community Hospital Wound Care

Wound care is a specialized form of treatment that focuses on helping patients recover from all types of wounds, both acute and chronic (ongoing).  The most common types of wounds are those that result from acute injuries, surgical procedures, diabetes, and pressure or bed sores.  Wounds can also result from radiation procedures that are part of a treatment plan for cancer, and they can be a result of vascular disorders. (more…)

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Revealing Advanced Wound Care Market Growth Factors

Revealing Advanced Wound Care Market Growth Factors

At a time when governments are under pressure to reduce healthcare costs, the global advanced wound care market is growing, driven by an aging population and rising incidences of chronic wounds.

Advanced wound care products are typically used to manage complex wounds, including burns, chronic wounds and complex trauma and surgical wounds. Chronic and complex wounds represent one of the predominant challenges to global healthcare systems because they are hard to heal and expensive to treat. (more…)

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ETS Wound Care wins FDA nod for Mirragen wound matrix

ETS Wound Care

ROLLA, Mo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ETS Wound Care LLC, an Engineered Tissue Solutions (ETS) subsidiary focused on commercializing next generation wound care solutions, announced MIRRAGEN™ Advanced Wound Matrix was cleared by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for treatment of acute and chronic wounds. MIRRAGEN™ is a fully resorbable borate glass matrix comprised of fibers and beads proven to be highly effective in wound care management.

MIRRAGEN™ represents a breakthrough discovery for chronic and acute wound management due to its unique borate-based fiber matrix. MIRRAGEN™ is packed into wounds to manage and control wound fluids, while the resorbable matrix provides an environment for optimal wound healing. To learn more about the technology, click here. (more…)

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Wound care treatment explained at Rotary

Wound Care Solutions at Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers-Bryan

When treating people for wounds, the care team preforms both a comprehensive diagnosis and comprehensive treatment, Kathy Khandaker, director of wound care at Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers-Bryan, told the Bryan Rotary Club at its Friday meeting.

The wound care clinic opened at CHWC in 2006, added ostomy care in 2007, continence care in 2010 and added a full-time physician in 2015. The care team includes a wound care nurse, a hyperbaric oxygen therapy technician and a receptionist in addition to the physician. (more…)

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Wound care center honored

Advanced Wound Care Center at Cookeville Regional Medical Center

Even though the Advanced Wound Care Center at Cookeville Regional Medical Center only opened in the summer of 2015, the team already has exceeded clinical outcomes in 2016.

And it’s those numbers that got the center a Center of Distinction award.

“It’s impressive,” Scott Vinsant, area vice president of Healogics, said. “This shows clinical excellence.”

Healogics, based out of Jacksonville, Fla., is a provider of advanced wound care services and provides speciality wound care for an underserved and growing population. (more…)

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