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February 2019

Editorial Staff

Managing Editor:
Brian McCurdy
Art Director:
Karen Copestakes
Associate Editor:
Meghann Taft-Lockard

Editorial Correspondence

Today's Wound Clinic
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February 2019

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Volume 13 Issue 2
Daniel Kapp, MD
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In this exclusive three-part video series, Today’s Wound Clinic (TWC) speaks with Daniel Kapp, MD, chief of plastic surgery at Palm Beach Gardens (FL) Medical Center and medical director of the Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Center at Jupiter (FL)…
Pamela Scarborough PT, DPT, MS, CWS, CEEAA & Dot Weir, RN, CWON, CWS |
Today’s long-term care patients are more likely to be sicker and in need of specialized wound care. What should outpatient centers know about regulations and procedures in skilled nursing facilities to ensure a better patient care experience?
Nancy Munoz, DCN, MHA, RDN, FAND |
As skin ages, people will become more susceptible to chronic wounds. What do outpatient providers need to know to keep their patients healthy when collaborating with long-term care facilities?
Kathleen D. Schaum, MS |
National Correct Coding Initiative edits continue to be an area of confusion for many wound care stakeholders. This article offers helpful resources and a practice exercise to help keep wound clinics current.
Caroline E. Fife, MD, FAAFP, CWS, FUHM |
The repeated message of delivering a better than 90% healing rate has convinced payers that advanced therapeutics are overutilized, or at least not worth the price tag. The fine print is that we heal everyone, “except for the outliers.” The problem…
The incidence and severity of wound botulism cases among patients in California as a result of opioid drug injection continues to make national headlines. Following up on a January report by Today’s Wound Clinic (TWC), the Centers for Disease…
Kathleen D. Schaum, MS |
Medicare covers many medical options that are not the subject of NCDs, LCDs, and/or articles. However, in those instances, the wound management providers and professionals own the responsibility of verifying that: 1) their selected medical options…
Frank Aviles Jr., PT, CWS, FACCWS, CLT |
Our most challenging patients, clinically speaking, may also push us to the limit in other ways. It’s up to wound care clinicians to not quit on them.
Lauren Mateja |
Our most recent onsite facility visit takes us into Philadelphia, where we met with the staff members of a wound clinic and hospital who have embraced the population of the historic region that they serve.
Rafael Mazuz, MBA |
More often than not, the wound care industry’s most influential executives who oversee the commercial planning and execution for the industry’s most lucrative products are based in corporate offices located in established markets. Yet, they retain…
Prior Authorization Leads to Serious Adverse Events, AMA Survey Claims 
Wound Care Clinic Names New Services Director Barbara Truitt, BA, RN, WCC, CLT, CWOCN, has been named director of wound care services at Nanticoke Health Services, Seaford, DE. In this position, Truitt will oversee the day-to-day operations of…
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