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Who we are
Healogics is the nation’s leading provider of advanced wound care. Wound care treatment is very important and more common than most people realize. In fact, 1 in 4 families has a family member with a chronic wound. The impact on people and their loved ones is astounding, as a wound left untreated can lead to diminished quality of life and possible amputation of the affected limb. Approximately 30 percent of untreated chronic wounds result in amputation, and five-years post-amputation the mortality rate is approximately 75 percent.
Fortunately, there is hope for people who suffer from chronic wounds. Every team member within the Healogics network of nearly 600 Wound Care Centers® dedicates themselves every day to healing and caring for people with hard-to-heal wounds. The expertise of our Wound Care Centers’ specialty-trained wound care physicians allows Centers to treat a variety of chronic wounds.
We have been treating patients with chronic wounds for over 20 years, from over 600 hospital-based wound care centers across the country. Today, Healogics treats over 300,000 wound care patients a year and has healed nearly 4M wounds.
If you’re one of them, we can help.
Healogics has invested in advanced wound care treatment, technology and research. That means our patients heal faster than those who receive only generalized wound care.
Wound Science Initiative
The Healogics Wound Science Initiative is our commitment to use research to advance the science of wound care and continually improve treatment. Through our database of more than five million wounds and our partnerships with academic and scientific leaders, Healogics has become the foremost expert in evidence-based wound care, resulting in better wound care outcomes for our patients and partners.
Men’s Health Month
June is Men’s Health Month. We, at Healogics, are bringing awareness to the various health conditions that men suffer from, such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease or prostate cancer. With early detection and appropriate treatments, these conditions can be managed or even prevented.
WCAW: The Chronic Wound Epidemic and The Benefits of Advanced Wound Care
Written by Carolyn Shinn, Vice President, Clinical and Quality Process Excellence at Healogics.
Too frequently, we hear about people who have, for one reason or another, delayed medical treatment, and often they put it off for far too long. The reasons why range from financial concerns to time constraints to the hope that “this will just go away on its own”. Even if one was able to overcome those obstacles, limited access to quality healthcare due to social inequality often presented yet another barrier.
A Message From Dr. Ennis During Wound Care Awareness Week
Written by Healogics Chief Medical Officer, Dr. William Ennis.
I could not think of better timing for us to be celebrating Wound Care Awareness Week than right now! We have all endured the unthinkable, a pandemic that has taken over 100,000 American lives and 360,000 worldwide. The US numbers are greater than the number of lives lost in major wars. Wound care providers, however, continued to provide the necessary and important care that their patients needed through it all.