Establishing an Effective Wound Care Program Under PDGM
As your home health partner, McBee, an industry leading, premier health care professional services firm is committed to helping you prepare for the coming changes related to PDGM. It is vital to your success in PDGM that you have an outcomes-driven program for managing your patients’ episodes, especially your wound care patients.
A comprehensive wound care program is critical as these patients can be difficult to manage and within the PDGM framework. CMS has provided additional points to home health providers for patients that qualify for the Wound Clinical Grouping. Management of both staff and wound supply resources are key to successful clinical and financial outcomes for wound patients.
McBee’s clinical consulting manager, Laurie Salmons, RN, BSN presents an overview of PDGM and the key clinical and operational strategies to effectively manage patients’ episodes. Myra Varnado, RN, BS, CWOCN, CFCN and director of wound services for Corstrata, a national wound care management company, discusses the best practices for building a strong, successful wound care program in home health.
In this webinar, you will learn:
The key clinical and financial elements of PDGM with a focus on Clinical Groupings
Strategies for building an effective Wound Care Program to drive positive clinical and financial outcomes
How other home health agencies have implemented wound management strategies to improve their wound patient outcomes
The importance outcomes-driven program for managing your patients’ episodes under PDGM
Laurie Salmons, RN, BSN, is Clinical Consulting Manager for McBee an industry leading, premier health care professional services firm. As a Clinical Consulting Manager, Salmons works with McBee’s episode management practice and specializes in outcomes and performance improvement for the home care providers.
Myra Varnado, RN, BS, CWOCN, CFCN Director of Wound Services, Corstrata
Myra Varnado, RN, BS, CWOCN, CFCN has been a Certified Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurse for 20 years and serves as the Director of Clinical Services for Corstrata, a Wound and Ostomy Telemedicine company based in Savannah, GA. Varnado provides wound and ostomy education programs for health care providers.
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