How COVID-19 is Changing Wound Care

Written by Healogics Chief Medical Officer, Dr. William Ennis. Desmond Bell, Michael Edmonds, William Li and I had a discussion on how COVID-19 has impacted wound care. We talked about the disruptions caused, the interrelationship between diabetes and COVID-19, and what we believe the future will look like.

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Wound Care Plays a Pivotal Role in the COVID-19 Pandemic

Written by Healogics Chief Medical Officer, Dr. William Ennis. Patients most at-risk for COVID-19, are the same group that suffer from chronic, non-healing wounds. Wound care patients increase their chances of needing emergent care if treatments are not continued, which is very problematic during this crisis.

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Assessing the Impact of Coronavirus on Wound Care Patients and Practice

Written by Healogics Chief Medical Officer, Dr. William Ennis. Published on iwoundsnews.com on March 23, 2020. I was initially slated to discuss the outlook for wound care in 2020, but the emergence of a new threat known as coronavirus has caused me to rethink my topic. This past December, in Wuhan, China, an outbreak was initially…

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Patient Access for Wound Care

Written by Carolyn Shinn, Vice President, Clinical and Quality Process Excellence at Healogics. A recent Advisory Board article stated that “patient access” was a leading contender for the Healthcare Buzzword of the Year. Hospital executives, policy makers, insurance companies and physicians are all talking about it. We at Healogics are, too! Why is that? Although the…

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Why Wound Care is Essential During the COVID-19 Crisis

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused an influx of patients in hospitals and acute care facilities and it’s only expected to get worse. As a result, any procedure or service that is deemed “non-essential” is being shut down immediately. Many hospitals have already categorized wound care as “non-essential.”

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