For this month's WoundSource Practice Accelerator series, we are providing education on a variety of topics related to the practice management and patient-centered care. Scroll below to read this month's white paper and articles, to print out our quick fact sheet, and to sign up for this month's webinar.
Team-Based Approaches to WorkflowFriday, February 16
Alton R. Johnson Jr., DPM, Michael Calderone, DPM, CWSP, and Nicholas Butler DPM, AACFAS, FACPM, FASPS
The speakers will review how different individuals working in the same practice setting can use workflows to improve efficiency, communication, and patient outcomes, followed by a live Q&A and discussion.
Myths in Wound Care Practice Management<p>Wound care facilities need the involvement of the multidisciplinary team to ensure efficient practice management and resultant best outcomes for patients. As an umbrella term, practice management may have different meanings depending on an individual's role at a practice. It can involve documentation practices within an electronic health record (EHR), as well as financial, regulatory, and operational parameters. Several misunderstandings relating to HIPAA requirements and regulatory practice ...
Quick Facts - Practice ManagementPractice management concepts such as those relating to prior authorization, the use of health care data, efficient and ethical documentation practices, and other aspects can be important for the processes of wound care facilities. This fact sheet will share helpful tips and pearls relating to these concepts....
Mobile Wound Care: Understanding a Changing Paradigm
In this interview, Haresh Kane, MD, CWSP and Robert Calalang, BSN, RN, CWS discuss what mobile wound care is, how they use this technology to measure and track outcomes, and how it can facilitate communication and documentation. ...Read More
Examining the Role of AI in Wound Care Workflow
In this interview, Paul J. Kim, DPM, MS, FACFAS discusses how health care technologies that use artificial intelligence could enhance wound care practice workflow....Read More
Prior Authorization: What, Why, How
Wound care providers often need to obtain prior authorization (PA) for specific, specialized treatments or medications in order for a patient’s insurance to cover some or all of the cost. It has been reported as a source of burnout and frustration, while payors assert that this process ensures the n...Read More
Role of Data in Wound Care
Experts evaluate data quality using levels of evidence as a standard. “Big Data” is the term used to describe data sets too large for traditional software processing. Through big data, researchers have been able to predict certain clinical outcomes, such as the onset of sepsis....Read More