Holy Cross Wound Healing and Hyperbarics Program Raises Awareness About the Impact of Heart Health on Wound Healing

January 20, 2020
South Florida Hospital News and Healthcare Report

An alarming 33 percent of Americans currently suffer from cardiovascular disease. Throughout Heart Health Awareness Month, The Holy Cross Wound Healing and Hyperbarics Program, a member of the Healogics network, will work to spread awareness about how cardiovascular diseases can affect the wound healing process.

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A newly published multicentre RCT demonstrates Smith+Nephew PICO single use NPWT as superior to traditional NPWT in reducing wound area, depth and volume in DFUs and VLUs

January 16, 2020
Business Wire

Smith+Nephew, the global medical technology business, is excited to announce the publication of results from a new randomised controlled trial demonstrating that the use of PICO◊ Single Use Negative Pressure Wound Therapy System significantly reduced wound area, depth and volume compared with traditional negative pressure wound therapy in patients with venous leg ulcers and diabetic foot ulcers.

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How is Wound Care Benefiting from AI

January 13, 2020
MedTech Outlook

The applications of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the field of medicine is making rapid progress. Healthcare providers now have the opportunity to put to use solutions that make use of AI to determine and diagnoses diseases. Be it the identification of rashes and lesions, or the measurement and analysis of wounds, digital solutions backed by AI are redefining wound care capabilities.

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Stretchy Skin-Like Sensor has Potential in Wound Healing and is Wearable

January 9, 2020
Medgadget

Researchers at the University of Toronto have developed a highly stretchable “skin”-like sensor that can be applied directly to our native skin. The material can measure changes in temperature, strain, and humidity, and can monitor the movement of underlying tissues. The sensor has potential as a wearable health monitor.

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Addressing the silent crisis of venous leg ulcers and its impact on patients

January 9, 2020
Venous News

With the level of spending on wound care in the billions of pounds, both the financial and health-related impact of venous leg ulcers cannot be understated. Dan Carradice speaks to Venous News about the latest report by the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Vascular and Venous Disease, which articulates the extent of this important issue, and what can be done to improve care in the UK.

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Placenta graft helps heal Marietta woman’s lingering wound

January 6, 2020
The Parkersburg News and Sentinel

When Marietta resident Donna Balachowski took a fall three years ago, it opened a wound nearly three inches in width in her left knee, which already had been damaged more than 30 years earlier when she was struck by a car while out walking.

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Wound Healing Center Brings Advanced Care to Grays Harbor Patients

December 31, 2019
Grays Harbor Talk

There’s a common saying in the wound care field: “Treat the whole patient, not the hole in the patient.” That motto effectively sums up the approach at Grays Harbor Community Hospital’s Wound Healing Center, where the medical team considers each patient from a holistic perspective, creates individualized plans and collaborates to restore overall health.

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