Unlocking Specialty EHRs: Take a User-Centric Approach to Wound Care
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Unlocking Specialty EHRs: Take a User-Centric Approach to Wound Care

Perhaps no technology in the past 50 years has generated more contentious conversation among providers than the Electronic Health Record (EHR). Introduced on a wide-scale basis in the late 1980s, today, more than 90 percent of providers and 96 percent of hospitals use some type of EHR in their practice. Over the past 20 years, specialty EHRs,…

The Role of Technology in Transforming Wound Care Management in 2024

The Role of Technology in Transforming Wound Care Management in 2024

Wound care technology in 2024 will reflect some of the biggest changes happening in all sectors of technology: The rise of artificial intelligence and the use of big data to provide better care. Grandview Research estimates that the global wound care market will increase at a compound annual growth rate of 4.17% between 2024 and…

The Cost of Chronic Wounds

The Cost of Chronic Wounds

Chronic Wounds: A Look at the human and financial toll Over the past few years, in an effort to promote better outcomes for patients, healthcare providers, payers, researchers, and regulators have started paying more attention to a once-overlooked area of healthcare: chronic wounds. Chronic wounds encompass injuries such as burns and surgical site infections, as…

The Future of Wound Care Starts with Clinical ROI

The Future of Wound Care Starts with Clinical ROI

How an advanced wound care process can improve clinical, operational, regulatory and economic outcomes So much has changed in wound care over the past 30 years. Technology has advanced wound care far beyond manual measurements, and yet there’s more we can and should do! From pressure injuries to non-healing wounds, hospitals today continue to struggle…

The Future of Wound Care: 5 Trends for 2024
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The Future of Wound Care: 5 Trends for 2024

Wound care innovations help providers care for patients After nearly a decade in the wound care world, I still continue to be amazed, surprised and inspired.  It’s been a time I’ve thoroughly enjoyed– getting a front-row seat to innovations, seeing the remarkable commitment of providers, and marveling at the constant effort from all I meet…

The Power of Why: Create an Effective Wound Care Process

The Power of Why: Create an Effective Wound Care Process

Work smarter, not harder, by defining a wound care process that supports sustained results across clinical, operational, and financial metrics What is your why? Why do you do what you do? Why do you take one approach over another; purchase a particular product or service; implement a specific process? Those seem like simple questions, but…

5 Ways AI-Powered Wound Imaging Helps Reduce Pressure Injuries

5 Ways AI-Powered Wound Imaging Helps Reduce Pressure Injuries

Prevent Hospital-Acquired Pressure Injuries (HAPIs) through accurate and consistent AI-powered wound assessments All clinicians strive to prevent hospital- acquired pressure injuries (HAPIs)…and for good reason. Stage III, Stage IV, and unstageable HAPIs are categorized as “never events” under the CMS Hospital-Acquired Condition (HAC) program1 and can lead to substantial penalties and lost reimbursement. About 2.5…

10 Critical Questions to Ask About Wound Care EHR Software

10 Critical Questions to Ask About Wound Care EHR Software

Looking for a new wound care EHR solution? Ask these questions first before you buy The increasing demand for quality wound care, the complexity of the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), and new regulations such as the CURES Act are pushing providers to look for wound care EHR software solutions that are flexible, intuitive, scalable…