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Today's Wound Clinic
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May 2020

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Volume 14 Issue 5
Shaun Carpenter, MD, FAPWCA, CWSP
Go into medicine,” my father always told me. “You get to help people and you will always have a job.” Except back when he told me those wise words, treating wounds wasn’t a specialty, and there wasn’…
Kathleen D. Schaum, MS
Information regarding coding, coverage, and payment is provided as a service to our readers. Every effort has been made to ensure accuracy. However, HMP and the author do not represent, guarantee, or…
Diane Weiss, CPC, CPB, CHRI
An audit is an unpleasant and perhaps inevitable fact of life in wound clinics, making it important to be organized in your response to CMS requests. Focusing on several types of audits, this author…
W.T. Workman, BS, MS, CAsP, CHT-A, FAsMA, FUHM
This author describes the risk posed by the increasing numbers of hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) facilities operating with inadequate training and little or no oversight. For the most part, those…
Knicole Emanuel
As COVID-19 looms large in health care, the CMS has suspended some audits. This author analyzes the temporary regulatory waivers and how wound clinic audits will look after the pandemic runs its…
Frank Aviles Jr., PT, CWS, FACCWS, CLT
If I had to do it all over again, would I follow the same path? I find that I ask myself this question on a fairly regular basis. And I have certainly thought about it recently during these trying…
The Wound Care Learning Network had the opportunity to talk with Josh Pickus, the new chief executive officer of Net Health, a company that provides cloud-based software solutions for specialized…
Smith+Nephew Releases PICO 14 Single Use NPWT System for High Risk Surgical Patients Smith+Nephew recently announced the U.S. launch of the new PICO◊ 14 Single Use Negative Pressure Wound Therapy…
Windy Cole, DPM; Stacey Coe, BA, CCRP
Is near-infrared spectroscopy a promising noninvastive vascular study to measure tissue perfusion in diabetic foot ulcers? Presenting a case study, these authors assess how an innovative device can…
Roger Shindell, MS, CHPS, CISA, CIPM
How safe is your wound clinic from cyberattacks? This author offers practical advice to keep your operation running smoothly in the face of threats such as ransomware, hacking, and medjacking.…
Kathleen D. Schaum, MS
As social distancing becomes widespread to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, more health care professionals may turn to telehealth. This author explains what payment requirements for telehealth have been…
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