Podcast: Episode 17: HBOT & The OIG

In this episode, Stephen G. Bergquist, MD, CWSP, discusses a recent report that found claims for HBOT services were denied due to a lack of medical documentation, and other important factors in the delivery of hyperbaric medicine affecting today’s wound care, with James (Jim) Wilcox, RN, BSN, president of The Wound Care Experts LLC.

Ethical Considerations for Approved & Off-Label Use of Hyperbaric Medicine

Guidelines exist for the ethical off-label use of HBOT. An institutional review board- approved protocol is not required for case- by-case decisions to use HBOT off-label.

Hyperbaric Medicine Quality Reporting: Building an Ark to Ensure Survival

Will wound care providers get on board with HBOT quality reporting before the flood waters get too high? That remains to be seen. 

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