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Editorial Correspondence

Today's Wound Clinic
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October 2016

Volume 10 Issue 10
Joe Darrah |
As the definition of clinical quality care evolves, should wound care providers give thought to how ongoing education prepares them to meet regulatory challenges while maintaining patient satisfaction?  
Tay Sha Howell, MD |
Everyone reading this commentary has surely faced the sad situation of having a patient require an amputation. That said, we all should be talking to our patients about the problem of amputations caused by peripheral artery disease (PAD), diabetes,…
Kathleen D. Schaum, MS |
Autumn brings with it a potpourri of flowers, colors, and aromas. As this author researched and prepared for this month’s Business Briefs column, it became apparent that there is too an assortment of reimbursement facts to share at this point of the…
Kenneth B. Rehm, DPM |
As older adults maintain more active lifestyles to help manage chronic conditions such as diabetes, helping to reduce repeat falls may be as important for wound care providers as is teaching general fall prevention.  
Lorna L. Hecker, PhD, LMFT, CHPS |
Editor’s Note: This article was reprinted with permission.   Threats to the security of electronic protected health information (ePHI) evolve constantly, in ways that could not have been envisioned in 1996, when HIPAA was enacted. Cyber security…
Lynette J. Adams PhD, & Jennifer L. Gaskins, PhD |
With today’s increasing attention to political correctness and diversity awareness, healthcare providers should be well versed in communicating with various patient populations. This article gives an introduction to the transgender community.  
Caroline E. Fife, MD, FAAFP, CWS, FUHM |
In approximately two months all 2015 quality data reported by any practitioner (collected by any mechanism) will be made public by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). If you’re a podiatrist, wound care provider, or hyperbaric…
2015 PQRS Feedback Reports, Annual Quality & Resource Reports Now Available 
Frank Aviles Jr, PT, CWS, FACCWS, CLT |
As an experienced wound care provider who’s been staffed in numerous outpatient clinics for nearly 30 years, I find myself asking the same series of questions when meeting with program managers and hospital administrators: “How do you intend to run…
Andrew J. Applewhite, MD, CWSP, UHM |
This article discusses one busy metropolitan clinic’s successful implementation of TCC in response to evidence supporting offloading as a standard of care for diabetic foot ulcerations.   
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