Frequently Asked Questions about a Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine Management Consulting Company

Frequently Asked Questions

Fast and accurate answers to all your Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine Questions

 
Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine Therapy Question

Q: Are you looking to find a new wound care and hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) management company for your hospital?

A: If so, Shared Health Services (SHS) is a wound care management company who contracts with hospitals to help them open and manage successful outpatient Wound Treatment and Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Centers. The mission of our Centers of Excellence is to heal chronic wounds, improve patient outcomes, help prevent limb loss and provide a profitable service for our contracted hospitals.

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Q: Why choose Shared Health Services?

A: Shared Health Services is a full-service provider of Wound Care and Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy. Beginning with site evaluation, hyperbaric chambers, and related equipment, we'll provide you with a turnkey Wound Treatment and/or Hyperbaric Center, including everything from day-to-day management of the facility; to assisting you with the marketing and educational responsibilities to ensure community and physician participation.

Am I paying to much to my Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine Contract Company?

Q: Are you spending too much for your current wound care company?

A: If you are currently paying your wound care management company the majority of your wound care and hyperbaric revenue, you are paying too much. We have found that we can often reduce your wound care and hyperbaric oxygen fees by 25%-50% over other wound care companies.

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Q: Do you have a true partnership with your current wound care management company?

A: We have found some hospitals who have lost control of their Wound Treatment and Hyperbaric Centers with other huge wound care management companies. It is our goal to be a true partner with our contracted hospitals. We want to build longstanding relationships with our hospital partners.

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Q: Can Shared Health Services transition my existing Wound Care and Hyperbaric Center from another contract provider?

A: Yes. We can easily bring in new hyperbaric oxygen therapy chambers and staff, if needed. We will also assist you with your charge master updates and educational needs.

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Q: Does Shared Health Services have more than one business model for hospitals to choose from?

A: Yes. We want our partner hospitals to have a business relationship that makes sense for their local communities. We will provide a contract structure that best meets the needs of our partner hospitals. For instance, we are able to help hospitals open and operate a Wound Treatment and Hyperbaric Center from the ground up. We can also transition from a previous wound care management company, or simply add hyperbaric oxygen therapy to a hospital's already existing Wound Treatment Center. We want to be a true partner where everyone wins; the patient, the hospital, the physician and Shared Health Services.

how do I make sure my Wound Care and Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy departments are compliant?

Q: Does Shared Health Services offer a quality improvement program?

A: Yes. We have a quality improvement audit titled, Strategic Ten-Point Audit Report (STAR), which was developed by our company president, who has served as a Joint Commission Surveyor. We will survey your Wound Treatment and Hyperbaric Center at least semiannually. Our STAR Audit consist of a review of documentation, preventive maintenance, safety, patient and physician satisfaction, staff training, patient outcomes, etc.

how long is a typical Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine Therapy contract?

Q: How long are your wound care and hyperbaric oxygen therapy contracts?

A: The length of our contracts vary from hospital to hospital. Our standard contract length is five years; however, some of our current hospital partners have been with us for over twenty years. We strive to maintain mutually beneficial relationships with our partner hospitals through an ongoing commitment to quality customer service and attention to detail.

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Q: How long has Shared Health Services been in business?

A: We started in business in 1996.

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Q: Where does Shared Health Services currently have contracted hospital partners?

A: We currently partner with hospitals from Pennsylvania to Florida.

how many wound care patients have chronic wounds?

Q: How many patients usually have chronic wounds?

A: On average around 3% of your population will have a need for Wound Care services and around 6% - 8% of all wound patients will qualify for and meet clinically proven indications for Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy.