Part 3 in a series examining the reduction of facility costs and the continuation of quality care
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By Sue Hull MSN, RN, CWOCN
After recognizing that wound care is expensive, North Mississippi Medical Center (NMMC) assessed the situation to discover possible reasons for why advanced wound care was costing so much. Then they standardized processes, education and products. So, the question is, what happened? Did they reduce costs? If so, did patient care suffer?