New Thinking to Drive Quality Outcomes Around Skin Health

What healthcare providers are doing to enhance standardization and clinical knowledge

Note: This article originally appeared on Medline's website

The last few years have brought monumental changes to the post-acute care sector with even newer regulations in 2020, like PDGM, that are impacting revenue and operational processes. This new payment model is motivating providers to enhance current services and even expand scope of practice in many ways one of them being wound care.  Agencies are motivated to be more efficient in care, look at the patients holistically and look to overcome barriers of healing such as nutrition and socioeconomic issues.

To learn more about how providers are driving new thinking around skin health under the new payment model, The Medline Newsroom spoke with Medline’s Director of Clinical Services for Post-Acute Care Skin Health Crystal Luna-Anderson. Anderson has more than 10 years of experience as a Certified Wound, Ostomy Nurse, and recently co-authored Pressure Injuries in the Pediatric Population: A National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel White Paper.

Newsroom: Medline works with healthcare providers across the country. What are you hearing right now about skin health and opportunities to drive effective outcomes?

Crystal Luna-Anderson: There is a big opportunity to improve standardization of care. In healthcare, this word often means different things to stakeholders. Click here to continue>>

 

 

 

 

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