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Memory care facility faces multi-million dollar lawsuit

May 10, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

A multi-million dollar lawsuit has been filed against a Eugene memory care facility by a former patient’s son, related to a severe scabies outbreak in 2016 that state authorities allege contributed to at least three patient deaths.

Editors' pick: Top 10 infection control stories for 2017

December 21, 2017  |  The I Advance Senior Care Editors

This year's mandates from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on recurring infection rates, new definitions for urinary tract infections in the 2017 RAI User’s Manual and the latest surveillance data on multidrug-resistant organisms (MDROs) made...

High-tech healing

October 9, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

The latest in wound assessment technology has nurses tossing their rulers.

Combating pressure injuries with innovative technology

August 15, 2017  |  Julie Thurn, RN, BSN

One facility shares how it is working to reduce pressure injuries for residents. 

Wound care treatments lack healing touch

August 14, 2017  |  Kaiser Health News

Doctors and patients are turning to new therapies to treat stubborn chronic wounds, but research is lacking on whether they are helping. 

Advancing wound care technology

October 25, 2016  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

Wounds that measure themselves? New technology makes it almost that simple. Check out the hot wound care advancements from this year’s American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living conference.

SigmaCare, Health Outcomes Worldwide partner for wound care

October 20, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

SigmaCare will integrate Health Outcomes Worldwide’s how2trak Wound Care platform into its electronic health record to improve patient outcomes, reduce costs and manage risk of pressure ulcers.

PointClickCare launches new wound care app

October 18, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

PointClickCare announced its latest skin and wound smartphone app to track wound status and healing.

WoundRounds launches mobile charting app

August 30, 2016  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

Documenting wound care just got easier, as a leading application gets mobile.

2016 Leaders of Tomorrow: Rachel Pankratz, PT, WCC

April 20, 2016  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

In our second installment of the Leaders of Tomorrow award winners, Rachel Pankratz, PT, WCC, director of...

Stanford Hospital to conduct study on pressure ulcer prevention

October 20, 2015  |  Megan Combs, Associate Editor

Stanford Hospital will study patient turning and will help coordinate and optimize efforts to prevent pressure ulcers.

Study shows potential of electronic wound healing technology

May 26, 2015  |  Richard R. Rogoski

A new study shows that electronic stimulation accelerates wound healing.


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