Wound Care


DrySee Launches Waterproof Bandage with a Liquid Indicator

If water or other liquids penetrate the bandage’s outer seal or the wound seeps fluid, a gauze barrier changes color.

Surgical Dressing and Knee Orthosis Codes Could See Post-Pay Reviews

The review from CGS is the result of errors and high payouts for four codes, and should impact claims filed prior to the COVID-19 PHE.

NPIAP Provides Guidelines on Preventing Mask Injuries

Association statement and infographic outline ways that healthcare workers can prevent pressure injuries from N95 respirator masks, which have a high risk for injury due to need for a tight fit.

Editor's Note

Sizing up the Wound Care Opportunity for Pharmacies

Wound care reaches a variety of DME pharmacy customers with products that generate retail and funded revenue. Best of all, the market is quickly expanding.

Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Expected To Grow Past $3 Billion By 2029

The expansion of the NPWT market will likely be caused by higher demand for single-use disposable devices.

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InfuSystem To Offer Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Through New Partnership

The infusion service provider will begin introducing NPWT, an increasingly in-demand service for wound care, later this year.

Wound Care Advantage Upgrades Physician Referral Platform

The launch of FlightPlan 2.0 includes new mobile capabilities, improved note-taking functions and tools to help users plan their routes.

VGM Rebrands, Expands Woundcare Division

Revised program offers resources and education to help HME providers diversify into wound care, expand existing wound care services.



Topical Oxygen Is an Effective Treatment for Recalcitrant Ulcers

The findings of a new retrospective study suggest that topical oxygen is an effective treatment against recalcitrant wounds.

Problem Solvers

The Wound Care Opportunity

How should providers consider wound care-related products and services as a means to drive diversified revenue?

Wound Care Market Will Hit $45B by 2024

New market research from GlobalData shows a variety of forces fostering market growth, including key HME offerings.

Rehab Medical Expands Clinical Team

National CRT provider moves a key director into a new role and adds an experienced therapist to its team.

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Business Solutions

Wound Care: Financial First Aid

As HME provider businesses look for new ways to diversify and drive both funded and retail revenue, wound care could help them patch up their bottom line.

Wound Care Vendor Directory

A quick rundown of manufacturers producing negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) systems, dressings and support surfaces.

InHome Medical Solutions Names New Senior VP

Craig Long comes to distribution company with more than 20 years of executive experience in the healthcare industry.

Problem Solvers

Catering to Wound Care Customers

Support surface providers can wield their in-depth product knowledge to great effect when helping wound care clinicians and their patients.

Medela Sharpens NPWT Strategy

The launch of a new foam dressing kit puts company in the position of offering a full line of NPWT offerings.

AAHomecare Responds to Surgical Dressing LCD

Association labels draft LCD as flawed because it displaces clinician’s judgment, ability to match dressing to patient needs, cuts funding for certain dressings, creates confusing standards for others.

NPWT Market to Top $1 Billion by 2021

Global NPWT market will go from $700 million in 2014 to $1.07 billion by 2021 as physicians learn more about treatment and see increased benefits.

NPWT Device Market Poised for Growth

Global market for negative pressure wound therapy devices to reach $4.2 billion by 2019.

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