Author: Christina Le

4 Reasons Why Every Wound Care Program Should be Utilizing ABI’s (Ankle-Brachial Index)

February is Heart Month, a time to spotlight the importance of cardiovascular health, which is why we’re making our best argument for utilizing ABI’s in your wound care program. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S., killing about 1 in 4 people each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Related complications like vascular insufficiency or peripheral artery disease can result in the development of painful non-healing wounds that can develop into an infection or sepsis, putting patients at risk of lower limb amputation.

Tackling The 5 Most Common Issues in Wound Center Management

The success of an outpatient wound care program is determined by its ability to strategically manage clinical, financial, and operational outcomes. If you feel your program is not meeting its full potential, the vital first step is to identify the symptoms. Only then can you begin treating the underlying disease and ultimately heal your wound and hyperbaric program. Below, we’ve listed a few of the most common issues struggling programs are facing and the initial steps you can take to resolve them.

Five Healthy Holiday Eating Tips for Wound Care Patients

‘Tis the season for multiple celebrations – and plenty of culinary temptations! It’s important for your patients – especially those with diabetes – to be extra mindful of their dietary intake during the holidays. Here are some healthy holiday eating tips for wound care and hyperbaric oxygen therapy patients.

A Special Message from our CNO

National Nurses Week begins on May 6 and ends on May 12, which is Florence Nightingale’s birthday. It is a time to honor the commitment, dedication, and hard work of those in the nursing profession.

A Special Message From Our CNO

“I am convinced that the greatest heroes are those who do their duty in the daily grind of domestic affairs whilst the world whirls as a maddening dreidel.” ~Florence Nightingale Florence Nightingale is the inspiration behind National Nurses Week, which ends each year on May 12, her birthday. Nightingale emphatically believed, and repeatedly stated, that … Continued