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MTF Biologics wound care tissue forms now accessible to over 240...

MTF Biologics has announced that new positive coverage decisions by Aetna, Centene Corporation, WellCare and Tufts Health Plan will provide greater access to its...

CMS assigns APC code for MolecuLight’s i:X procedure for bacterial imaging...

MolecuLight has announced that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has assigned an Ambulatory Payment Classification (APC) code 5722 for the MolecuLight...

How COVID-19 is changing wound care: New triage models, metabolic inflammation...

Speaking from four separate rooms in four different corners of the world, William Ennis, Desmond Bell, Michael Edmonds, and William...
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ACS releases triage guidance for wound care procedures during COVID-19 pandemic

The American College of Surgeons (ACS) has announced the release of new clinical guidance for surgeons to curtail recommendations for elective surgical procedures, with...
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Alliance of Wound Care Stakeholders highlight importance of wound care amid...

In a statement from the Alliance of Wound Care Stakeholders, a multidisciplinary trade association of physician specialty societies and clinical and patient associations, it...
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Assessing the impact of coronavirus on wound care patients and practice

With healthcare systems around the world facing the most severe global health crisis in a generation, wound care is one of many areas that...
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Five-year review of Singapore primary care system demonstrates rising impact of...

A five-year institutional population health review has revealed that there is a rising trend in the clinical and economic burden of wound care in...

Campaign launched to support development of new Lindsay Leg Club for...

The Lindsay Leg Club Foundation has launched a new fundraising campaign in partnership with the Aviva Community Fund, in a bid to raise money...
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Interdisciplinary wound care teams are integral for CLTI patients’ care, ISET...

The 32nd International Symposium on Endovascular Therapy (ISET; 22–25 January, Hollywood, USA) had a particular focus on treating critical limb-threatening ischaemia (CLTI). In the...
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Una Adderley

As director of the National Wound Care Strategy, a programme that aims to improve the quality of wound care across the UK, Una Adderley...
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“Smart” bandage for wound care designed by biomedical engineers at University...

For the first time, faculty in the biomedical engineering department, University of Connecticut, Mansfield, USA, have designed a wirelessly-controlled, or “smart”, bandage and a...

How to improve the treatment of chronic wounds: A German National...

President of the German Wound Council, Martin Storck, considers how to improve the treatment of chronic wounds. While the road to better treatment “may...
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Healogics enhances mobile app for physician relationship management in wound care

Healogics has announced the newest release of WoundSuite Navigator, a physician relationship management mobile app. WoundSuite Navigator is Healogics' proprietary tool and is available...

MTF Biologics confirms partnership with Net Health for wound care documentation

MTF Biologics, a global nonprofit organisation, has announced a partnership with Net Health, a provider of cloud-based software for specialised care. According to a...
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Digital solution to support wound care professionals and improve efficiency of...

Healthy.io has announced the launch of a digital wound management solution, which is an extension of Healthy.io's clinical grade colour recognition products. According to...
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FlightPlan 2.0 platform to increase connectivity with wound care specialists in...

Wound Care Advantage has announced the release of FlightPlan 2.0, an algorithm-based referral programme which is designed to provide flexibility and increase efficiency for...
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Multidisciplinary team approach needed for limb salvage and treatment of wounds

“When it comes to complicated wounds, it is important to acknowledge that we cannot do it alone,” argued David Davidson (Buffalo Medical Group, Buffalo,...
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US wound care experts lead project to develop new FDA-approved endpoints...

A new initiative supported by both the Association for the Advancement of Wound Care (AAWC) and the Wound Healing Society (WHS)—the “Wound Care Expert/FDA-Clinical...
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The need to work cooperatively across disciplines for higher quality wound...

With the rising importance of high-quality research in the field of wound care and healing, there is a need for key players from all...
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Wound care specialists can improve microcirculation by maximising “the overall vascular...

Wound care specialists can improve microcirculation by maximising “the overall vascular health of patients” It is the refrain William Ennis (University of Illinois, Chicago,...
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Evidence-based pathway for leg ulcer treatment improves healing times but not...

Implementation of an evidence-based pathway for leg ulcer care in community nursing has resulted in a significant reduction in healing times, according to research...
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National Wound Care Strategy aiming for “excellence” across lower limb and...

“Our aim is to establish the underlying economic and clinical case for change, identify what needs to happen and describe how we make that...
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Sub-acute payment model introduces new patient steps that will impact wound...

US wound care service providers operating in skilled nursing facilities were urged to follow a new set of steps when attending to patients amid...
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William Ennis

William Ennis is currently Catherine and Francis Burzik professor of Wound Healing and Tissue Repair, and chief of Wound Healing Section, University of Illinois,...
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Outpatient wound care centre at Stanford University has “positive impact” on...

There is a growing need for wound care amid higher rates of chronic wounds—somewhere in the vicinity of five to seven million in the...

Wound care specialisation: where are we now?

The impact of chronic wounds—a global “healthcare problem”—is felt by patients and the medical community, yet there is limited education on the management of...
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House of Commons debates the importance of a national wound care...

A member of the UK parliament has emphasised the need for a national wound care strategy during a recent debate in the House of...
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C3 2019: Wound care and why it is a “huge and...

 Karen Bauer (Toledo, USA) discusses the wound care limb salvage track at C3 which offered the “opportunity for clinicians from multiple disciplines to get...
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Thousands of diabetic foot ulcer patients could benefit from topical oxygen...

An Expert Panel report published in The Diabetic Foot Journal has recommended a new treatment algorithm for topical oxygen therapy in patients with diabetic foot...

iWounds Workshop debut at CX 2019

The 2019 Charing Cross Symposium (CX; 15–18 April, London, UK) saw the introduction of a new strand of care with the debut of the...

The increasing importance of interdisciplinary wound care

Keith Harding advocates for the increased involvement of medical staff in the treatment of patients with wound healing difficulties, as the number of chronic...

The benefit of early ankle-brachial pressure index measurement for vascular wound...

CX Executive Board member Una Adderley (Wakefield, UK), director of the National Wound Care Strategy Programme for the National Health Service (NHS) England, spoke...
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Urgo Medical announces NICE recommendation of UrgoStart for diabetic and venous...

The UK's National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has published new guidance recommending UrgoStart wound dressings (Urgo Medical) for treatment of diabetic...

Diagnostic biomarkers and fluorescence imaging may have the potential to advance...

“A lot more bacteria than anticipated” have been discovered on wounds in a patient cohort consisting of 89% venous leg ulcers, and using fluorescence imaging...

NICE Endorses PICO negative pressure wound dressings for closed surgical incisions

The UK National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has released new recommendations for use of the PICO negative pressure wound dressing (Smith...