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Special to OWM: The Cost Burden of Absorbent Incontinence Products for Senior Patients

United States citizens are living longer, which increases their risk for developing incontinence....

Proceedings of the Association for the Advancement of Wound Care’s First Annual Pressure Ulcer Summit

Proceedings of the Association for the Advancement of Wound Care’s First Annual Pressure Ulcer Summit
February 9–10, 2018
Atlanta, Georgia...

Special to OWM: SAWC Spring 2018 winning abstracts

Make sure you leave room in your SAWC/WHS schedule to attend the oral abstract sessions and to visit the Poster Exhibit....

Special to OWM: An Overview of Incontinence Prevention

The words incontinence and prevention are rarely seen together....

Special to OWM: Wound Care Reimbursement: Things Are A-Changing!

Nearly 50 years ago, this author took her first job involving health care reimbursement as the Nutrition Services Payment Specialist for The Ohio State University Hospitals....

Special to OWM: Alliance of Wound Care Stakeholders Update: Demonstrating the Impact and Cost of Chronic Wounds

With quality measure-based payment models now driving Medicare reimbursement under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA), wound care providers have been left with few performance...

Innovations That Work!

Looking for what’s new in the wound, ostomy, continence care arena?...

Special to OWM: Innovation in Products for People with Incontinence

While it may appear little is new for managing intractable urinary or bowel incontinence, many scientists, engineers, and health care professionals are working tirelessly on new products to help im...

Special to OWM: One Institution’s Accommodation of the CARE Act

Every year, hospitals and rehabilitation centers discharge millions of patients to their homes....