Teamwork, focus on prevention reduce diabetic foot amputations

02/20/2013 | News (Portsmouth, England), The

By redesigning its diabetes foot care pathway, bringing in multidisciplinary teams and focusing on prevention, health officials in Portsmouth, U.K., have seen a drop of 25% in the number of foot amputations as a result of diabetic ulcers over the last three years. Prevention strategies include a new foot scoring process to help manage risk. “Patients are receiving care from the right people in a timely fashion,” said one medical expert.

View Full Article in:

News (Portsmouth, England), The

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Senior Director Medical Affairs
Edwards Lifesciences
Irvine, CA
Senior Scientist - Cell Engineering Group
Pfizer
San Francisco, CA
Medical Director - Physician
Willamette Valley Community Health
Salem, OR
Area Reimbursement Manager (CT, MA, MD, ME, NH, NJ, NY, PA, VT)
SI-BONE, INC
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations
Medical Director - Physician
Willamette Valley Community Health
Salem, OR