Author: Norma Marlowe

Columbus, GA

The wound care team at St. Francis – Emory Healthcare will soon implement a Skin Champion Program designed to educate and empower healthcare workers in an effort to decrease hospital-acquired pressure injuries (HAPIs). Malissa Norris, RN (L) and Chelsea Polis, RN will oversee the roll-out this summer.

Winchester, KY

Last week at Clark Regional Medical Center’s Health Fair, team members from the Center for Wound Care were on hand to help increase awareness of the hospital’s outpatient wound care program. L to R: Kelly Browning, RN; Layne Hazel, Program Director; Jordan Wright, front office manager; Crystal Todd, RN; and Amanda Collins, RN/HBO Tech.

Ask the Expert: How can Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) help cancer patients with the delayed effects of radiation?

Q&A with Leo Raffi Doumanian, M.D., Associate Professor of Clinical Urology, Keck School of Medicine of USC, USC Institute of Urology When a patient chooses radiotherapy as their primary or adjunctive treatment modality, the first order of business is to eradicate the cancer. The effectiveness of radiotherapy for the treatment of specific cancers has been … Continued

Sierra Madre, CA

WCA’s corporate office is in Sierra Madre, California, in the thick of the Bobcat fire. Thank you to the 500+ firefighters and first reponders who are working so hard to protect our town.

Career Changer: How Wound Care Found Me

A recent study from Indeed revealed that U.S. workers are making dramatic career shifts, and nearly 88 percent of those who take the leap say they are happier after making their move. For Mary Brightwell, her career change began at age 46 when she transitioned from grocery store bookkeeper to wound care nurse and clinical manager. Here’s her story.

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