Healogics Blog

Make 2021 The Year of Healing for Improved Immunity and Wellness

 

If your New Year’s resolution is a healthier lifestyle, you’re not alone. Diet, exercise and wellness goals are among the top five New Year’s resolutions year after year. The COVID-19 pandemic has hit close to home for many of us, as we have mourned the loss of people we love, worried over each illness, celebrated recoveries and cheered on our heroic healthcare providers. This crisis has reinforced the importance and value of good health, especially for people living with chronic wounds and compromised immune systems. Healthy habits, like good nutrition and regular exercise, greatly impact our body’s immunity. When you improve your overall wellness, you improve your ability to heal. We hope you will use these resources to make 2021 The Year of Healing.

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Topics: Healthy Habits for Wound Healing & Prevention

Patient Outcomes Improve When Patient Engagement Increases

Written by Healogics Chief Medical Officer, Dr. William Ennis.

As part of our ongoing research to improve healing rates, Healogics research reveals the significant impact of patient engagement across all stages of healing. The four factors that have been identified as having the greatest impact on whether a patient heals according to expected timelines are: Frequent/Regular Patient Visits, Preventing Stalled Wounds, Increasing Patient Engagement and Utilizing Advanced Modalities.

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Topics: News

Simple Steps to Help Wounds Heal Faster

 

Wondering how to heal wounds faster? There are a number of steps you can take. Research proves that wounds heal faster when patients stay involved in their care and follow their doctor’s advice. The most important way to help your wound heal is by keeping every scheduled appointment. However, you also need to follow good wound care practices at home.

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Topics: Healthy Habits for Wound Healing & Prevention, Wound Care, Healing Over the Holidays

Prevent Stalled Wounds to Improve Patient Outcomes

Written by Healogics Chief Medical Officer, Dr. William Ennis.

Healogics is dedicated to research to advance our understanding of wound care and continually improve treatment. Utilizing our robust wound care database, we recently identified four factors that have the greatest impact on whether a patient heals according to expected timelines. These are: Frequent/Regular Patient Visits, Preventing Stalled Wounds, Increasing Patient Engagement and Utilizing Advanced Modalities.

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Topics: News

Gift Yourself Better Health: Keep Appointments this Holiday Season

 

The weeks between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve are the busiest and often most stressful time of the entire year. It is tempting to put off scheduling a new appointment or to miss a planned doctor’s visit due to family activities or winter weather. This can be doubly damaging because our immune system can be weakened by stress, compromising our ability to heal, and any delay in treatment can increase the amount of time it takes to recover.

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Topics: Healing Over the Holidays

Healing Rates Improve When Patients Keep Scheduled Appointments

Written by Healogics Chief Medical Officer, Dr. William Ennis.

As the leader in wound care, Healogics is committed to sharing the results of our research. We recently published a paper in a peer-reviewed medical journal titled, “Reducing Unwarranted Clinical Variability through Patient Visit Frequency.” In summary, we found that the number one variable that has the most impact on Comprehensive Healing Rate is visit frequency.

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Topics: News, Healthy Habits for Wound Healing & Prevention, Healing Over the Holidays