Pressure Ulcers

What is a pressure ulcer and how is it caused? A pressure ulcer is an injury to the skin and the tissue below. It forms when the skin is pressed against a bone. It’s caused by pressure, rubbing or friction. Pressure ulcers happen when a person sits or lies down for a long time without…

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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.

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WCA: 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…

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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…

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Using AI and Predictive Modeling to Assess Patient Risk During COVID-19

Written by Mary Sheridan, PhD, Healogics Senior Manager of Advanced Analytics. As the largest provider of advanced wound care in the US, Healogics has the largest and most comprehensive database of wound care-specific data. This allows us to be at the forefront of evidence-based wound care to continually improve care and create the best healing…

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How COVID-19 is Changing Wound Care

Written by Healogics Chief Medical Officer, Dr. William Ennis. Desmond Bell, Michael Edmonds, William Li and I had a discussion on how COVID-19 has impacted wound care. We talked about the disruptions caused, the interrelationship between diabetes and COVID-19, and what we believe the future will look like.

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How Healogics Wound Care Centers® are Responding to COVID-19

Written by Carolyn Shinn, Vice President, Clinical and Quality Process Excellence at Healogics. There is nothing more important to Healogics than your health and safety. As a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, Healogics is working closely with our hospital partners to ensure the safety and well-being of our patients and staff. Our Wound Care Centers®…

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Wound Care Plays a Pivotal Role in the COVID-19 Pandemic

Written by Healogics Chief Medical Officer, Dr. William Ennis. Patients most at-risk for COVID-19, are the same group that suffer from chronic, non-healing wounds. Wound care patients increase their chances of needing emergent care if treatments are not continued, which is very problematic during this crisis.

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