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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.

Antibiotic arsenal needs new drugs, more education

May 22, 2015  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

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

Nearly one in 10 New York nursing home residents have bedsores. An advocacy group has found investigators lax in issuing citations.

Infection control and the culture of safety

March 12, 2015  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

Infection prevention is about much more than hand-washing, and many skilled nursing facilities are re-examining their infection control processes under the culture of safety.

Managing wounds via EHR has numerous benefits for one SNF

January 21, 2015  |  Lois A. Bowers, Senior Editor

Implementing an electronic health record system and integrating an automated wound management solution into it has resulted in numerous benefits for one nursing and rehabilitation center.

Wound therapy report comments due July 16

July 1, 2014  |  Lois A. Bowers, Senior Editor

The draft of a new report for the federal government details the state of evidence related to the efficacy and safety of negative pressure wound therapy.


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