Wound care

Editors’ pick: Top 10 infection control stories for 2017

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 infection control one of 2017's biggest topics.

Read More >>

High-tech healing

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

Read More >>

Combating pressure injuries with innovative technology

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

Read More >>

Wound care treatments lack healing touch

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

Read More >>

Advancing wound care technology

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.

Read More >>

SigmaCare, Health Outcomes Worldwide partner for wound care

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.

Read More >>

PointClickCare launches new wound care app

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

Read More >>

WoundRounds launches mobile charting app

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

Read More >>

2016 Leaders of Tomorrow: Rachel Pankratz, PT, WCC

In our second installment of the Leaders of Tomorrow award winners, Rachel Pankratz, PT, WCC, director of therapy at Larksfield Place, Wichita, Kans., shows what can be done when physical therapy and clinical teams combine efforts in the mission of proactive resident care.

Read More >>

Stanford Hospital to conduct study on pressure ulcer prevention

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

Read More >>