In this episode, podcast host Stephen G. Bergquist, MD, CWSP, discusses the science and best practices of lymphedema with Frank Aviles Jr, PT, CWS, FACCWS, CLT, and Sarah Yonak, senior product manager with Tactile Medical.
Some wound care physicians and other qualified healthcare professionals (QHPs) are old enough to remember when only three or four cellular and/or tissue-based products (CTPs) for skin wounds were available. Still, many younger individuals are aware of the more than 70 CTPs on the market today. NOTE: Until recently, CTPs... | Full Article
Developing an effective marketing plan for today’s outpatient wound clinics is a comprehensive undertaking. This article provides practical advice and first-person experience for program managers to consider.
Wound care clinics are no different than any business when it comes to the importance of understanding the types... | Full Article
Plans for internal and external marketing campaigns should always be determined by a budget. This article offers practical guidance for wound care clinics.
Any business professional serving in a leadership position is going to have the dreaded discussion about budgeting. Many of us know that this discussion occurs... | Full Article
This article offers wound care providers advice from their fellow clinicians about appropriate relationship building with vendors and sales reps. Can you help marketing and advertising folks improve their methods in your clinic by addressing these types of mistakes with them and sharing some important tips?
Through years... | Full Article
In this special edition of Today’s Wound Clinic focusing on reimbursement, we are emphasizing the need for wound care professionals and hospital-based outpatient departments (HOPDs) to meet the Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s “Triple Aim” goals related to patients, providers, and payers: 1) improving the patient... | Full Article
For this special edition of Today’s Wound Clinic focusing on reimbursement, we asked manufacturers and management companies based in the United States to share information on how their business models are changing in an attempt to exist in both a volume-driven and value-driven reimbursement system.
Editor’s Note: All... | Full Article
In this episode, podcast host Stephen G. Bergquist, MD, CWSP, discusses the science and best practices of lymphedema with Frank Aviles Jr, PT, CWS, FACCWS, CLT, and Sarah Yonak, senior product manager with Tactile Medical. Listen here.