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Study on Nonhealing Wounds Published in Value in Health

The prestigious economic journal, International Society For Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research’s (ISPOR) Value in Health, published the Alliance’s study, “An Economic Evaluation of the Impact, Cost, and Medicare Policy Implications of Chronic Nonhealing Wounds,” online this week. This is the first comprehensive study of Medicare spending on wound care and the findings and policy implications [...]

By | 2017-11-03T04:39:07+00:00 November 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The ACHM Visionary Award

The Visionary Award is presented by the American College of Hyperbaric Medicine to an individual that has distinguished themself by exhibiting dedication and passion to the field of hyperbaric medicine. In 2012 the Visionary Award was posthumously presented to Ken Locklear. Ken was an educator, an innovator, a leader, an entrepreneur and a true visionary [...]

By | 2017-09-12T16:38:15+00:00 September 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The ACHM Eric P. Kindwall Award of Excellence in Clinical Hyperbaric Medicine

The American College of Hyperbaric Medicine was founded to support the clinical applications of therapeutic oxygen in the care and treatment of patients which special focus on those patients with nonhealing wounds. The College is proud to collaborate with the American Professional Wound Care Association and to participate as a sister society at this outstanding [...]

By | 2017-09-12T16:40:53+00:00 September 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Diabetic Foot Update

The American College of Hyperbaric Medicine is proud to be a collaborating society of "The Diabetic Foot Update," which will be held this December 1-3, 2017 at the Westin Riverwalk in San Antonio, Texas. The ACHM President, Dr. Jayesh Shah, will be speaking on the Biochemistry of Chronic Wound Healing. You can register for this [...]

By | 2017-11-06T04:17:36+00:00 September 12th, 2017|Featured, News|0 Comments

President’s Message: Certificate of Added Qualification in Hyperbaric Medicine

Increasing number of wound care practices and hospitals are adding hyperbaric oxygen therapy as a treatment option for difficult wounds. We believe at ACHM that wound healing begins here. The ACHM is a professional society dedicated to appropriate utilization, standards of care, education, training, certification, and recognition of hyperbaric oxygen therapy as a distinct medical [...]

By | 2017-09-02T23:55:04+00:00 September 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

ACHM Fellowship Overview

The American College of Hyperbaric Medicine (ACHM) admits to its Fellowship only those clinicians whose professional activity is dedicated to the practice of hyperbaric medicine and research and who agree to abide by the professional and ethical standards of the ACHM. The applicant must meet the following criteria: 1. Be an active or emeritus member [...]

By | 2017-09-02T02:20:22+00:00 September 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Support H.R. 3635

“To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act in Order to improve the process whereby Medicare Administrative Contractors issue local coverage determinations under the Medicare program and for other purposes” This bill was introduced in House on August 1st by Representatives Lynn Jenkins (R.-Kan.) and Ron Kind (D-Wis.) This is the companion bill to [...]

By | 2017-08-10T15:40:15+00:00 August 5th, 2017|Oxygen Observer, Uncategorized|0 Comments

FDA/Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy Public Meeting

“Framework for Regulatory Use of Real World Evidence” on September 13, 2017 in Washington DC (9-4 pm) FDA and the Duke-Margolis Center For Health Policy will hold a public meeting in September to gather input on opportunities and challenges for using real-world evidence to support approval of a new indication and to help satisfy post-approval [...]

By | 2017-08-10T15:40:16+00:00 August 5th, 2017|Oxygen Observer, Uncategorized|0 Comments