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The State of Chronic Wound Care - Executive Observations on Opportunities and Challenges

The state of chronic wound care - executive observations on opportunities and challenges
 
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Chronic wounds diminish patients’ quality of life and cost $50 billion annually in the United States. Early interventions by physicians specializing in advanced wound care promote healing and are cost-effective, but not all patients receive this level of care. What are the barriers to effective wound care, and what can be done to improve access to services and to optimize outcomes in patients with chronic wounds?

This panel discussion on chronic wound care was sponsored by advanced wound care services provider Healogics. Seven hospital leaders shared their facilities’ experiences with wound care and described ways to help patients and providers meet the real-world challenges of treating chronic wounds.

Wound care professionals will find this discussion of interest and will resonate with the issues raised by the panelists.

The panel discussion covers following subjects:

Access to wound care services and transportation solutions
Identification of candidates for advanced wound care
Impact of socioeconomic factors
Comorbidities as barriers to wound care
Reimbursement issues in chronic wound care
Healogics in partnership with hospitals for wound care

Sponsored by Healogics

Chronic wounds diminish patients’ quality of life and cost $50 billion annually in the United States. Early interventions by physicians specializing in advanced wound care promote healing and are cost-effective, but not all patients receive this level of care. What are the barriers to effective wound care, and what can be done to improve access to services and to optimize outcomes in patients with chronic wounds?

This panel discussion on chronic wound care was sponsored by advanced wound care services provider Healogics. Seven hospital leaders shared their facilities’ experiences with wound care and described ways to help patients and providers meet the real-world challenges of treating chronic wounds.

Wound care professionals will find this discussion of interest and will resonate with the issues raised by the panelists.

The panel discussion covers following subjects:

Access to wound care services and transportation solutions
Identification of candidates for advanced wound care
Impact of socioeconomic factors
Comorbidities as barriers to wound care
Reimbursement issues in chronic wound care
Healogics in partnership with hospitals for wound care

Sponsored by Healogics

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