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

How COVID-19 is Changing Wound Care

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

Desmond Bell, Michael Edmonds, William Li and I had a discussion on how COVID-19 has impacted wound care. We talked about the disruptions caused, the interrelationship between diabetes and COVID-19, and what we believe the future will look like.

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Topics: News, Diabetes, About the Industry, COVID-19

How Healogics Wound Care Centers® are Responding to COVID-19

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

There is nothing more important to Healogics than your health and safety. As a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, Healogics is working closely with our hospital partners to ensure the safety and well-being of our patients and staff. Our Wound Care Centers® all over the country have made changes for those being seen in our Centers during this public health crisis. We are working to keep the environment safe for everyone. 

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Topics: Safety, COVID-19

AAWC HBO COVID Webinar Recap: The Effects of HBO Therapy on COVID Patients

 

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

On Wednesday, April 29, 2020, the AAWC sponsored a webinar. The webinar was on the use of HBO therapy for COVID patients. It was hosted by Dr. Tom Serena, past president of AAWC and Dr. Kerry Thibodeaux from Opelousas Medical Center in Louisiana.

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Topics: News, Wound Treatments & HBOT, COVID-19