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Editorial Correspondence

Today's Wound Clinic
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April 2016

Volume 10 Issue 4
Kathleen D. Schaum, MS |
Editor’s Note: Following are results to Part 3 of our three-part reader survey on ICD-10-CM — Preparation for ICD-10 Implementation: “Things I Would Do Differently if I Could Start Over Again.” Part 1 results published in February and Part 2 results…
Jaclyn Gaydos |
The soft-bodied larva of the fly, otherwise known as the maggot, has played many roles throughout history, including that of the healer.  The medical use of maggots has gone by many names — biotherapy, biosurgery, larval therapy, and maggot…
Product Demonstrates Positive Clinical Outcomes 
Eric J. Lullove, DPM, CWS, FACCWS |
The transition from fee-for-service (FFS) to value-based reimbursement is one that will occur over many years. Frankly, that transition is going to hurt in the short run. To meet value-based goals, physicians must reduce utilization among their…
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 the accuracy of the information. However, HMP Communications and the authors do not represent, guarantee, or warranty…
Caroline E. Fife, MD, FAAFP, CWS, FUHM |
Recently, a healthcare journal based in the United States published a prospective, double-blind, randomized controlled trial (RCT) conducted in Canada on the use of hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) for patients living with diabetes and chronic,…
Caroline E. Fife, MD, FAAFP, CWS, FUHM |
This is the first installment in a series of articles that will explain how CMS will use healthcare providers’ QRURs to determine their Medicare Part B payment rates. 
Shaun Carpenter, MD, FAPWCA, CWSP |
If a picture is worth a thousand words, what are your photos saying about your wound care?   
Today’s Wound Clinic recently reached out to those participating in the CMS Next Generation ACO Model. Here’s what members of various hospital executive teams had to say about their participation in this initiative and their expectations of…
Cathy Thomas Hess, BSN, RN, CWOCN |
This article offers a go-to resource for quality measures reporting methods and guidelines for 2016.   
Barbara Aung, DPM, CWS, CPMA, CSFAC |
If wound care providers are going to successfully navigate the U.S. healthcare’s current transition they must ask themselves, “What’s the true impact on my business?”   
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