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Jodi RohlwingHettich

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Wound Care: Be the expert 

August 3, 2022Jodi RohlwingHettich

Q. How can I differentiate my retail space to highlight wound care products?  A. Expanding your retail presence can draw in new customers and differentiate your business from others in the market. As we see declining reimbursement, more home medical equipment providers are looking to expand their retail setting and diversify to cash sales. Most retail HMEs focus on mobility and safety; however, offering unique products that focus on health, wellness and preventative care brings value to your...

DermaRite Industries, Jodi RohlwingHettich, Wound Care


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Smith+Nephew launches wound support app

July 13, 2022HME News Staff

LONDON – Smith+Nephew has launched the Wound Compass Clinical Support App, a comprehensive digital support tool for health care professionals in decision making and assessment. "Practice variation has been shown to negatively impact clinical outcomes in chronic wound patients" said Claudia Matei, marketing director for Digital Health and Value Based Programs at Smith+Nephew. "More and more, we see non-wound specialists managing chronic wounds. With limited wound care education and experience,...

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Wound Care: Educate, educate, educate

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Wound Care: Educate, educate, educate

July 8, 2022Jodi RohlwingHettich

Q. How can I create a successful wound care program? A. Wound care is expected to grow by up to 5.3% in the next few years, with the trend toward “hospital at home.” Is your HME company ready to meet the demand? Offering wound care dressings can differentiate your company from others; however, to implement a successful wound care program, it all starts with education.   Educate your staff It is important for your staff to be able to identify the various categories of dressings...

DermaRite Industries, Wound Care


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Healogics partners with American Diabetes Association to raise awareness

June 8, 2022HME News Staff

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Healogics will partner with the American Diabetes Association to sponsor Tip of the Day during Wound Care Awareness Week, June 6–10, to raise awareness of chronic wound problems and educate physicians and people living with diabetes about the Healogics solution. "Let's continue to spread the word about wound care awareness, not just during Wound Care Awareness Week, but throughout June and all year long,” said David Bassin, Healogics CEO. “If you have...

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Medline to offer workshops throughout 2022

June 2, 2022HME News Staff

NORTHFIELD, Ill. – Medline is offering in-person and virtual sessions for outpatient wound centers and virtual boot camps for post-acute care providers on complex skin health topics, ranging from prevention of skin breakdown to wound etiologies, and appropriate treatments. "It will take time to fully assess the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on skin health management, but we have learned that successful organizations continue to empower their staff," said Amin Setoodeh, senior vice president...

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Jodi RohlwingHettich

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Wound Care: To start, get educated

May 9, 2022Jodi RohlwingHettich

Q. Why should I expand into wound care?  A. Wound care is a rapidly growing market. With the surge of chronic diseases, it is expected to surpass $40 billion in spend by 2024. It is likely you are already servicing patients that have one or more wounds. Patients that have diabetes, vascular disease and limited mobility all have an increased chance of developing a chronic wound.    Have your staff get educated on wound care, the types of products available and the HCPC codes for...

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Healogics, Vizient partner on outpatient wound care services 

April 19, 2022HME News Staff

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Healogics is now the sole service provider for outpatient wound care services for Vizient’s hospital network comprising more than 2,500 members for the next three years. To date, Healogics operates more than 600 outpatient wound care centers nationwide, one-third within Vizient-member hospitals. "With nearly 7 million people living with an advanced wound, a partnership such as this fosters faster collaboration to deliver a seamless patient experience", said David...

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The Wound Pros adds vice president 

April 11, 2022HME News Staff

LOS ANGELES – The Wound Pros has named Dr. Swati Hans as its new vice president of business development. Hans joins The Wound Pros to specifically manage the growth of the skilled-nursing facility sector. She will work closely with Daniel Yeager, senior vice president of sales and marketing. Hands is a licensed health care professional with more than 10 years of experience in patient care and more than five years of experience in utilization review for worker’s compensation cases in California...

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RedDress ships wound care systems to Ukraine

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RedDress ships wound care systems to Ukraine

March 28, 2022HME News Staff

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – RedDress began shipments of 400 of its ActiGraft systems to multiple hospitals in Ukraine the week of March 21. In addition to donating the FDA-cleared blood clotting wound care systems, the company is coordinating with its partner medical specialists from GraftIn and SlavaMed to help with delivery into Ukraine, and with another partner, Dr. Arkadiy Savchenko of Danylo Halytsky Lviv National Medical University, to teach nurses, doctors and aid workers in the country on...

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ConvaTec enters new market

January 31, 2022HME News Staff

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. – ConvaTec will enter the wound biologics segment with its planned acquisition of Memphis, Tenn.-based Triad Life Sciences for an initial consideration of $125 million.  The company says the wound biologics segment is estimated to be worth $1.8 billion per year globally.  “Today’s announcement marks another successful step in our strategic intent of pivoting to sustainable and profitable growth,” said Karim Bitar, CEO of ConvaTec. “This...

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