Benefits for Implementing the Program
Benefits to the hospital include increasing revenues, market share and profit:
- Offering a unique service to a new patient population
- Providing a high-profile service for your community and surrounding areas
- Reimbursement benefits for providing outpatient hyperbaric services
By contracting for these services, quality hyperbaric care is provided with minimal financial risk to the hospital.
Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Chamber Outpatient Wound Care Services
During the past five years there has been a dramatic increase in the number of Wound Care Centers and Programs. Much attention is now focused on the active management of chronic wounds. With our aging population, more and more patients are requiring wound care services.
Our company includes experienced wound care nurses who specialize in the care of patients with wound problems. Their expertise is essential to developing and maintaining a successful wound care program with adjunctive therapies such as hyperbaric oxygen treatments.
This combination of wound care excellence and Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy capability provides measurable benefits for the entire community: the patients, hospital, referring physicians and other facilities.
Related Outpatient Services Revenue
The Hyperbaric Medicine Department generates opportunities for outpatient revenues in several other Hospital Departments. These include:
Radiology and diagnostics
Laboratory studies (i.e., blood chemistries, CBC's)
Vascular evaluations (A/V Doppler, CTA, MRA, Arterialgram)
Surgical procedures (Debridement, Revascularization)
Radiographic studies (Bone scans, MRI, etc)
Other services utilized by the department may include rehabilitation services, home health care and clinical nutrition and diabetic education.