It’s no secret that thorough and accurate skin assessment is key when it comes to pressure injury prevention and treatment. The four eyes skin assessment is one example of how to increase the number of pressure injuries detected. OPERATIONAL PERFORMANCE| 4 MIN READ
Systems at work: Amedisys Home Health Care and Hospice looks at the whole patient to promote skin health.
All healthcare facilities, no matter where they fall in the continuum of care, face unique challenges. Still, every care site can benefit from taking a systems approach to skin health. In this series, we’ll take a look at how different healthcare systems are making skin health a priority, beginning with Amedisys Home Health Care and Hospice in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. OPERATIONAL PERFORMANCE | 2 MIN READ
The ultimate goal of skin and wound care product research is to explore new ways to help prevent and treat skin problems. PREVENTION & TREATMENT | 5 MIN READ
Using the wound assessment tool, NE1, you can assess the worst tissue type and color and provide touch or view details. Once wounds are classified accurately with the involvement of providers, proper coding and billing complete the process. Standardized processes like this make it hard for staff to make mistakes. BEST PRACTICES | 4 MIN READ