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Editorial Correspondence

Today's Wound Clinic
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February 2015

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Volume 9 Issue 1
Joe Darrah |
Through its joining of a new ACO, Kindred Healthcare’s outpatient wound clinic is among those players helping the industry set valuable standards.  
Abimbola Farinde, PhD, PharmD |
All wound care providers are aware of the effects of nicotine on wound healing and diabetes, but do you know how you can help your patients effectively change their habits?  
Notre Dame Receives Funding for Wound Repair   Officials with the American Diabetes Association (ADA) have announced a $1.6 million Accelerator Award to a research professor at the University of Notre Dame (ND) to focus on the “Strategy to…
Compiled by Donna J. Cartwright, MPA, RHIA, CCS, RAC, FAHIMA |
As an additional ICD-10-CM preparation tool, throughout 2015 Today’s Wound Clinic will provide sample cases demonstrating the principles conveyed over the past year.  
Jennifer Hurlow, GNP-BC, CWOCN |
Clinicians should focus more targeted efforts toward combating chronic, biofilm-related infections and paying more attention to their impact on patients and our collective health system.  
Christina Le, LVN, WCC |
Wound care providers must consider treatment alternatives that go beyond clinical considerations when establishing care plans.  
Catherine Rogers, DNP, APRN, BC, CWCN, CWS |
Assuming that patients will fully follow their care plans is not the safest approach. Writing care contracts may help improve healing and reduce caregiver stress.  
Caroline E. Fife, MD, CWS, FUHM |
As the “penalty phase” of quality measures becomes reality, wound care providers must know how to properly report, including data for DFUs.  
Kathleen D. Schaum, MS |
Kathleen D. Schaum, MS answers readers’ questions about charge description masters and CTPs.  
Caroline Fife, MD, FAAFP, CWS |
The discussion about value-based payment is no longer theoretical. Within three years more than half of Medicare payments will be value-based – are you prepared?  
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