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March 13, 2013
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  • Proper assessment, management prevent pressure ulcers, experts say
    Assessing pressure ulcer stage, level of infection and risk factors in patients admitted to the hospital can help clinicians develop targeted therapies that encourage wound healing and prevent new pressure ulcers from forming. In this article, two geriatrics experts review current recommendations for pressure ulcer assessment, treatment and prevention. The Hospitalist (3/2013) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Study sees rise in pediatric skin and soft tissue infections
    The number of hospitalizations for skin and soft tissue infections in children rose twofold and hospitalization costs increased from $6,722 to $11,534 between 1997 and 2009, researchers reported in the journal Pediatrics. "SSTI disease requires the continued attention of the pediatric community, and factors such as age, race and socioeconomic status warrant additional epidemiologic study because trends suggest the burden attributable to this disease will continue to escalate," the researchers wrote. Healio/Pediatrics (3/11) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • CMS announces mandatory 2% cut for DMEPOS claims
    The CMS has announced a mandatory 2% claim reduction on durable medical equipment, prosthetics and orthotics supplied on or after April 1, 2013, as a result of budget sequestration. "The claims payment adjustment shall be applied to all claims after determining coinsurance, any applicable deductible, and any applicable Medicare Secondary Payment adjustments," according to the CMS. Health Data Management (3/8) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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Advanced Tissue is a leading wound care supply company offering a comprehensive line of wound care products from virtually all manufacturers. We understand the many obstacles associated with effective wound treatment and use this insight to provide the efficient delivery of dressings to enable enhanced compliance and improved patient outcomes. Advanced Tissue works with clinics throughout the U.S. and its territories to deliver a turnkey wound-supply solution for patients in the home setting as well as long-term care residents. Unit Dose Packaging provides a daily supply of advanced wound dressings packaged in an easy-open package. Our relationship with clinicians in the industry was forged on our innovative delivery model of Unit Dose Packaging and our commitment to not substituting product for financial gain. The ease and simplicity of this system has established Advanced Tissue as an invaluable partner in wound care.

 
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