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November 7, 2012
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  • Multi-pronged treatment prevents amputation
    Doctors at Methodist Medical Center Wound Treatment Center in Oak Ridge, Tenn., used a cell-based skin substitute and hyperbaric oxygen therapy to heal a diabetic man's foot wound that had nearly turned gangrene before he sought treatment. The treatment averted the need for amputation, and the patient said he learned more about how to manage his diabetes. The Oak Ridger (Tenn.) (11/5) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Pittsburgh-area hospital opens wound care center
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center opened a new wound care center in McKeesport, Pa., with the goal of providing better access to treatment and reducing patients' risk of amputation, says program director Arthur Fine. Specialists at the center offer hyperbaric oxygen therapy, negative pressure wound therapy, bioengineered tissues, and medical and surgical interventions. The wound care team includes general surgeons, podiatrists, a plastic surgeon and a vascular surgeon. Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (10/31) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • CMS finalizes Medicaid rates for primary care docs
    All primary care doctors in the fields of family medicine, general internal medicine and pediatric medicine who are serving Medicaid patients will be paid at a rate equivalent to what Medicare offers over the next two years, effective Jan. 1, the CMS said. The final rule did not include payment increases for obstetricians, gynecologists and emergency medicine doctors. BeckersHospitalReview.com (11/2) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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