The Promise of a Healthier Community Through a Healogics Collaboration

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The Promise of a Healthier Community Through a Healogics Collaboration

Healogics Wound Care Centers provide exceptional wound care, but, when needed, they also want patients to receive appropriate care to treat the underlying causes of their chronic wounds. Some patients need additional care either before, during or after wound care treatment. Studies show vascular intervention can help prevent amputation and can help prevent future wounds….

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Reducing Amputations in the Community

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Reducing Amputations in the Community

Healogics assessed the impact of a collaborative continuum of care model between a Wound Care Center® and vascular surgery practice on quality of care and outcomes. Of the 7,616 procedures that were reviewed by Stanford Health Care’s Vascular & Endovascular Surgery practice, 1,751 procedures met inclusion criteria. This study included patients who underwent lower extremity interventions over a three-year period before and after the opening of a Wound Care Center.

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Diagnosis and Management of Diabetic Foot Infections

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Diagnosis and Management of Diabetic Foot Infections

This compendium is a follow-up to the 2018 American Diabetes Association compendium Diagnosis and Management of Diabetic Foot Complications. Whereas the first compendium offered a broad general overview of diabetic foot conditions, this second volume presents a detailed discussion of the prevention and treatment of diabetic foot infections (DFIs), a major contributor to high amputation rates among people with diabetes.

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Holiday Impact on Inpatient Admissions

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Holiday Impact on Inpatient Admissions

The winter holidays can often be disruptive to a patient’s continuity of care, particularly to patients living with chronic wounds who often require regular and consistent visits and/or procedures. While many may think that skipping a few visits or postponing care for a few weeks is harmless, analysis on claims data from The Centers for…

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