Healogics Blog

WCAW: The Chronic Wound Epidemic and The Benefits of Advanced Wound Care

Written by Carolyn Shinn, Vice President, Clinical and Quality Process Excellence at Healogics.

Too frequently, we hear about people who have, for one reason or another, delayed medical treatment, and often they put it off for far too long. The reasons why range from financial concerns to time constraints to the hope that “this will just go away on its own”. Even if one was able to overcome those obstacles, limited access to quality healthcare due to social inequality often presented yet another barrier.

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Topics: News, About the Industry, COVID-19, Wound Care Awareness

A Message From Dr. Ennis During Wound Care Awareness Week

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

I could not think of better timing for us to be celebrating Wound Care Awareness Week than right now! We have all endured the unthinkable, a pandemic that has taken over 100,000 American lives and 360,000 worldwide. The US numbers are greater than the number of lives lost in major wars. Wound care providers, however, continued to provide the necessary and important care that their patients needed through it all.

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Topics: News, About the Industry, COVID-19, Wound Care Awareness

Using AI and Predictive Modeling to Assess Patient Risk During COVID-19

Written by Mary Sheridan, PhD, Healogics Senior Manager of Advanced Analytics.

As the largest provider of advanced wound care in the US, Healogics has the largest and most comprehensive database of wound care-specific data. This allows us to be at the forefront of evidence-based wound care to continually improve care and create the best healing outcomes for our patients. Utilizing this large asset of wound care data, we partnered with NLP Logix, a Machine Learning solutions company, to create a comprehensive, wound-healing model.

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Topics: News, COVID-19