One of the most important members of the wound care team is the Program Director (PD), the person who leads day-to-day operations and is responsible for the overall success of a wound center program. In this video, PD Svetlana Carovski shares her insights.
Sometimes complexities arise when running a wound care and hyperbaric medicine program because of knowledge or resource deficits. Wound Care Advantage offers a 20 Point Onsite Assessment and offers a recommended roadmap for implementing positive changes.
National Doctors' Day was created to recognize the contributions of physicians to individuals and communities. This date marks the anniversary of the first use of general anesthesia in surgery. On March 30, 1842, in Jefferson, Georgia, Dr. Crawford Long used sulfuric ether to anesthetize a patient and painlessly excised a tumor from his neck.
Shortly after I founded Wound Care Advantage more than 15 years ago, Bob Trautman, CEO of Lancaster Community Hospital, took a chance on us. He signed our first wound center contract and we started what became a long and rewarding partnership.