WoundVision News

Validated SMART® on FHIR® App Available in Cerner App Gallery

WoundVision’s Scout® Enterprise Wound Management​ app has been validated by Cerner and is now available through the code.cerner.com app gallery, and can be embedded within the Cerner Millennium® Electronic Health Record workflows.
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Documenting Temperature in Skin and Wound Assessment

In addition to the National Pressure Injury Advisory Panel’s definition of Deep Tissue Pressure Injury, the 2019 Prevention and Treatment of Pressure Ulcers/Injuries: Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPG)¹ recognize the significant role temperature plays in skin and tissue assessment.
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WoundVision Launches Mobile App

WoundVision Launches Mobile App for Wound Imaging, Measurement and Assessment. The healthcare industry’s first full-service provider of wound imaging and documentation.
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New ICD-10-CM Codes for Deep Tissue Pressure Injury

Beginning in October, Deep Tissue Pressure Injury will no longer be coded as an Unstageable Pressure Ulcer. Instead, ICD-10-CM has expanded Category L89, Pressure Ulcer to include Pressure-induced Deep Tissue Damage.
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IPPS FY2020 Final Rule: What ISN’T Taking Effect

Every year, CMS releases updates and changes to the Medicare-Severity Diagnostic Related Groups (MS-DRGs) and the complication/comorbidity and major complication comorbidity (CC/MCC) diagnosis lists. But the big news is what’s NOT taking effect in the final rule…
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Which Hospital-Acquired Condition (HAC) increased between 2014 and 2017?

Do you know which Hospital-Acquired Condition (HAC) was the ONLY one with increased rates between 2014 and 2017? HINT: This HAC resulted in: 1) A 6% incidence rate increase, 2) An increase of $1.7 Billion in costs, and 3) An increase of 4,900 deaths
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Clinical Case: Anatomical and Physiological Assessment

We all know visual assessment and wound size are important indicators, but do they always tell the whole story? What if you could combine those indicators with physiological documentation?
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