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High-tech healing

October 9, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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The latest in wound assessment technology has nurses tossing their rulers.

Combating pressure injuries with innovative technology

August 15, 2017  |  Julie Thurn, RN, BSN
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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A new study shows that electronic stimulation accelerates wound healing.

Antibiotic arsenal needs new drugs, more education

May 22, 2015  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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Antibiotic resistance is still outpacing researchers’ ability to develop new types of antibiotics, and too many physicians still overprescribe, according to a policy brief released this week by the Health Affairs journal.

Report finds NY nursing home inspectors underreport bedsores

May 1, 2015  |  Sandra Hoban, Managing Editor
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Nearly one in 10 New York nursing home residents have bedsores. An advocacy group has found investigators lax in issuing citations.

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