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Hyperbaric Oxygen (HBO2) Therapy

There is general agreement among the three guideline developers that HBO2 therapy may be an appropriate adjuvant intervention for selected patients. IWGDF makes a weak recommendation on the basis of moderate-quality evidence for the consideration of systemic HBO2 therapy in order to accelerate healing of DFUs. Further blinded and randomized trials are required to confirm [...]

By | 2017-08-10T15:37:44+00:00 June 24th, 2017|News, Oxygen Observer|0 Comments

Are You Reporting Quality Metrics?

In October 2016, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued its final rule implementing the Quality Payment Program that is part of MACRA (Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act) which had bipartisan support and approval of congress.  The purpose is to provide new tools and resources to patient and deliver best possible highest [...]

By | 2017-06-02T20:48:00+00:00 June 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

2.5 Wound Care Physicians in Eastern Pennsylvania – No Call, Weekends, or Evening Hours

Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN), in eastern Pennsylvania, has approval to hire 2.5 physicians for its expanding Wound Treatment Center. The Wound Treatment Center comprises advanced wound healing techniques, hyperbaric oxygen therapy chambers and state-of-the-art assessment, testing and treatment for people suffering from acute and chronic wounds. The successful candidate will be a BE/BC general [...]

By | 2017-05-24T02:35:15+00:00 May 24th, 2017|Career Listings|0 Comments

Introducing ACHM’s New President and Board of Directors

Dear Members, It's a pleasure to announce and welcome our new President as well as our new Board of Directors for the American College of Hyperbaric Medicine, effective as of January 1, 2017. On behalf of the ACHM, we congratulate all of them. Since, 1983, the American College of Hyperbaric Medicine has worked to develop [...]

By | 2017-08-10T15:41:01+00:00 January 14th, 2017|Featured, News, Oxygen Observer|0 Comments