Healogics Blog

The Importance of Wound Screening During Telehealth Visits

By Carolyn M. Shinn, RN, BSN, CWS, Vice President, Clinical and Quality Process Excellence

During the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, reliance on telehealth services increased, moving from a convenient service to one of necessity. The American Medical Association included information from a May 29 report from McKinsey & Company Health Care Systems & Services, that stated before COVID-19 led to the shutdown of non-essential services in the United States, telehealth accounted for an estimated $3 billion, post-COVID this is expected to reach $250 billion.

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Topics: Wound Care Awareness, Year of Healing

Help Prevent Chronic Wounds with Healthy Habits

Chances are, you or someone you love are at risk for developing a non-healing wound. There are many health conditions that can affect your ability to heal, including diabetes, vascular disease and cancer. However, by following these simple steps, everyone can help prevent wounds from occurring.

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Topics: Wound Care Awareness, Year of Healing

Four Key Factors that Improve Healing Rates

Healogics is dedicated to providing world-class wound care for people who come to our Wound Care Centers®. The wound care we provide has been developed from treating an average of 300,000 chronic wound patients per year, over the last two decades. We continuously assess the effectiveness of our treatments, analyzing each wound’s healing progress with one of the largest wound care databases in the world to look for ways to improve healing rates.

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Topics: Wound Care Awareness, Year of Healing

Wound Care Awareness Is Now More Important Than Ever

Written by Healogics Chief Medical Officer Dr. William Ennis, DO, MBA, MMM, CPE

The pandemic has taught us many things about the vulnerability of our healthcare system and how disease disproportionately affects those already compromised. Wound care patients, on average, are living with two or more coexisting health conditions. Treating the wound, which is simply the end manifestation of these clinical conditions, requires a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach. Wound Care Centers® achieve higher outcomes due to collaboration, clinical exposure, and dedication to the specific treatments and diagnostics currently available.

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Topics: Wound Care Awareness, Year of Healing

Wound Care Awareness Week Focuses on the Growing Need for Wound Care

We are proud to sponsor the eighth annual Wound Care Awareness Week from June 7 – 11, 2021. We will focus on Wound Care Awareness throughout the month of June. You can find free educational resources and facts about the growing need for wound care at woundcareawareness.com.

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Topics: Wound Care Awareness, Year of Healing

WCA: 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