Boca Raton, Fla.-based National Healing Corporation (NHC), which accounts for 30 percent of the nation's managed wound healing centers, announces a new rapid wound pathology service to its centers and client hospitals in association with the division of dermatopathology in the Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery at the University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine.
When faced with an atypical wound, the clinical staff at National Healing Corporation Wound Healing Centers will send a biopsy to the experts in
"We have set a priority on translational research with a bench-to-bedside-to-community approach," said National Healing Corp. CEO Jim Patrick. "From our groundbreaking research partnership with The Ohio State University to our association with the Miller School of Medicine at
NHC Wound Healing Centers offer state-of-the-art methodologies and treatments including hyperbaric oxygen therapy, the use of vascular studies, tissue culturing and pathology, revascularization, skin grafting, and clinical or surgical debridement.
The rapid wound dermatopathology service is currently being introduced to all NHC Wound Healing Centers following its successful trial this summer at Reid Wound Healing and
A case study of a rare life-threatening condition that was treated during the pilot of the program, was presented in
The case study described a patient who presented with an abscess that appeared to be from a spider bite. After no improvement in her condition, a biopsy was forwarded to
In what may be the first instance of a company in the wound care industry partnering with a leading research institution, NHC is an official partner of the Wound Healing Research Program at The Ohio State University in
NHC also participates in clinical trials and multi-center studies of the effectiveness of new therapies and products with the primary objective of advancing wound care through knowledge driven by research.
Source: National Healing Corporation