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Sierra Madre, CA

The clinical team back together in CA working on a special project! (Hawkeye Brimbuela, RCC, Christina Le, CNO, Nick Jagodzinski, VP of Product Management)

Glendale, California

The wound care team at USC Verdugo Hills Hospital recently celebrated Gase Resheng as he earned his Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Technician (HBOT) certification. Congratulations!

Wound Care Advantage President Melissa Bailey Named Among Los Angeles Business Journal’s Women of Influence in Healthcare

Sierra Madre, Calif., May 27, 2021 – Wound Care Advantage (WCA), the nation’s leading wound care consulting firm is pleased to announce Melissa Bailey, President of WCA has been recognized as one of Los Angeles Business Journal’s Women of Influence in Healthcare for 2021. This annual special issue published both digitally and in print recognizes … Continued

Palmetto Post Payment Probe for Hyperbarics

The Medicare Administrative Contractor Palmetto recently released the results of a post payment probe for hyperbarics (HCPCS Code: G0277). We’ve seen this before within our industry and it usually means another round of audits are coming. Here’s a summary of the findings and how you can avoid hyperbaric denials through strong documentation practices:

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

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