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20 for 20: Building Your Team

Your team is the glue that holds your wound program together. Building the right team is critical to the success of any program. Our CNO, Christina Le discusses why this needs to be on your priority list.

20 for 20: Mock Survey

Mock surveys keep your program ready for anything. In today’s 20 for 20 tip our VP of Center Operations explains why mock surveys are helpful and necessary for all programs.

Wound Care by the Numbers

Sources: The cost of diabetic limb complications is more than the cost of five of the most deadly cancers in the US Barshes, Neal R., et al. “The System of Care for the Diabetic Foot: Objectives, Outcomes, and Opportunities.” Diabetic Foot & Ankle, vol. 4, no. 1, Jan. 2013, p. 21847, doi:10.3402/dfa.v4i0.21847. 8.2 million Medicare … Continued

Venous Ulcers By The Numbers

Sources: Venous leg ulcers (VLUs) are the most common type of ulcers found on the leg. They account for up to 90% of lower leg ulcers: Adeyi, Adeyemi, et al. “Leg Ulcers in Older People: A Review of Management.” British Journal of Medical Practitioners, vol. 2, no. 3, Sept. 2009, pp. 21–28., www.bjmp.org/content/leg-ulcers-older-people-review-management. Approximately 600,000 … Continued

Pressure Injuries By The Numbers

Sources: In the U.S., 2.5 million people develop pressure injuries annually: Sen, Chandan K. “Human Wounds and Its Burden: An Updated Compendium of Estimates.” Advances in Wound Care, vol. 8, no. 2, Feb. 2019, pp. 39–48, doi:10.1089/wound.2019.0946. Pressure injuries are the #1 cause of patient harm in a care facility “Pressure Ulcers Cost the Health … Continued

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