In 2008 I put together a program called “Pressure Ulcers and the Law” which I patterned after the programs on birth injuries and the law that changed the way cerebral palsy cases were handled. It was demonstrated that most cases of CP happen prior to birth, but only after untold millions of dollars were paid out in malpractice lawsuits against obstetricians who were unfairly blamed.
On Thursday, Dec. 7th 2017, the FDA issued draft guidance explaining which clinical decision support (CDS) tools won’t be considered devices (and thus will NOT require FDA clearance). This draft guidance provides much-needed clarity for electronic health record (EHR) vendors.
The list of things that can trigger vasculitis is LONG, and sometimes you don’t figure it out, but don’t miss this.
Atrophie Blanche, characterized by the smooth ivory white plaque of skin with telangiectasias, is excruciatingly painful. Don’t miss this!
Lack of transparency in outcomes reporting is not limited to the field of wound care. We are going to have to fix this problem.
A friend sent me this list of GOOD IDEAS FOR THANKSGIVING CONVERSATION, so I can’t take credit for it. However, I thought I would pass it along.
I keep hearing numbers thrown around about how many patients might become uninsured with one change or another, but no one talks about how many patients currently THINK they have insurance, but they actually DON’T.