New study documents cost and impact of chronic wounds

New Study by the Alliance of Wound Care Stakeholders studies the cost and impact of chronic wounds, including pressure ulcers. Calls for for wound-specific quality measures, payment models and Federal research funding. … chronic nonhealing wounds impact nearly 15% of Medicare beneficiaries, far more than suggested by previous studies. …conservative estimates for total Medicare annual […]

What’s it going to take to prevent pressure injuries

Dear Clinical Professional, Thank you for your interest in my pressure injury prevention products. I appreciate our shared desire to stop pressure injuries. Our healthcare system is entering the perfect storm. There is an exponential increase in our aging population, and diabetes and obesity rates have reached epidemic proportions. Throw in the nursing shortage and […]