Most Recent Articles by Amy Novotney
A first-of-its-kind HIPAA settlement demonstrates that long-term care needs to be vigilant about updating software and other basic security tasks, officials say.
Compression therapy is considered the gold standard for the treatment of lymphedema and the treatment and prevention of venous leg ulcers, but Medicare has yet to cover provider-prescribed compression therapy supplies.
A newly developed alternative pressure ulcer risk assessment tool may reduce nurse workload duplication compared to the more widely used Braden Scale, Canadian researchers have found.
When healthcare professionals provide clear, tailored exercise and education to adults with venous leg ulcers, the patients are more likely to engage in regular exercise — which can improve outcomes.
Researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine have developed a drug delivered through a skin patch that not only helps diabetic foot ulcers heal faster, but prevents the wounds from recurring.