JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Healogics®, the nation’s largest provider of advanced chronic wound care services, today announced the debut of their newest service: Healogics Research ServicesSM. With robust clinical data on treatments and outcomes of over 1.8 million patients with 5.2 million wounds, Healogics has the largest repository of wound care-specific clinical encounter data in the industry. This data enables Healogics Research Services to generate real world insights that drive patient outcomes, product effectiveness and appropriate utilization.
“With our nationwide network of nearly 700 Wound Care Centers®, we care for more than 330,000 patients living with non-healing wounds each year,” said David Bassin, Chief Executive Officer at Healogics. “These numbers translate into meaningful data that enables us to better reach and improve healing for more people living with chronic wounds. We are excited about the unlimited opportunities and insights this new service offers us, our partners and, most importantly, our industry.”
As a division of Healogics, the Research Services team analyzes comprehensive patient level data to guide population identification, aid in study protocol development and identify patients for potential enrollment in late phase studies. Healogics' team of experts will augment existing wound care data with broader healthcare, demographic and claims data including indices such as health care accessibility, barriers and patient mix.
“Our Center network is optimized for rapid data collection for the generation of real-world evidence and prospective late-phase studies including product safety, comparative product effectiveness and health economics,” said Dr. Hanna Gordon, PhD, Healogics Executive Director of Research and Informatics. “By partnering with your team, we bring real-world and commercial insights into your clinical development planning process so that you can make more informed, cost-effective decisions.”
Payers can utilize Healogics data and experience to integrate their claims to develop machine learning models that predict wound patient costs and outcomes, as well as help manage utilization and the patient experience to drive faster heal rates.
Research Services utilizes HIPAA compliant, deidentified data on:
- Wound treatments and product use
- Patient outcomes
- Advanced wound therapies
- Comorbid conditions
- Wound etiology and severity
- Patient characteristics
- Socio-geographic market demographics
- Claims based cost and utilization data
- Provider demographics
Headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla., Healogics is the nation’s wound healing expert. Last year over 330,000 patients received advanced wound care through a nationwide network of nearly 700 Wound Care Centers®. The Healogics team is made up of almost 3,000 employees, 4,000 affiliated physicians and a Healogics Specialty Physician practice group of nearly 300. In addition to the company’s network of outpatient Centers, Healogics partners with over 300 skilled nursing facilities to care for patients with chronic wounds, and provides inpatient consults at more than 80 partner hospitals. As the industry leader, Healogics has the largest repository of chronic wound-specific patient data in the country. The Healogics Wound Science Initiative, an effort launched in 2017 to provide peer-reviewed research, recognizes the value and relevance of big data and advanced analytics to drive continuous, collaborative learning towards a better understanding of how to efficiently utilize healthcare resources for patients with wounds. For additional information, please visit Healogics.com.