Category: Compliance

Hyperbaric Technicians. Is Certified Enough?

As a technician, becoming a Certified Hyperbaric Technologist (CHT) through the National Board of Diving & Hyperbaric Medical Technology (NBDHMT) is the gold standard of excellence for persons in the field of hyperbaric medicine. Over the years we have spent countless hours building, operating and managing wound care and hyperbaric facilities for hospitals across the … Continued

ACO’s and Wound Care

Two weeks ago when HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius introduced the long awaited ACO (Accountable Care Organization) regulations, the only example she provided on how this could save a hospital money was in concert with outpatient wound care! “As part of an Accountable Care Organization a hospital that follows up with a patient, [for example] to make … Continued

Wound Care Contracts

How long is your contract? This past week WCA was asked to review a program to determine what if any improvements need to be made. We were shocked to find out that the hospital had a fifteen year contract with the management company. Is it just us or does that seem ridiculous? Now more than … Continued

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