New study documents cost and impact of chronic wounds

New Study by the Alliance of Wound Care Stakeholders studies the cost and impact of chronic wounds, including pressure ulcers. Calls for for wound-specific quality measures, payment models and Federal research funding. … chronic nonhealing wounds impact nearly 15% of Medicare beneficiaries, far more than suggested by previous studies. …conservative estimates for total Medicare annual […]

4 Myths about Turning and Repositioning for Pressure Ulcer Prevention

4 Myths About Turning And Repositioning. “Beware of the half truth. You may have gotten hold of the wrong half” We don’t call them Pressure Injuries for nothing. Complex as they can be in both etiology and treatment, one element is common to all of them: Pressure. Turning and Repositioning is the linchpin to any […]