HRMC's team of experienced wound care specialists provide healing services to patients with a variety of acute or chronic skin care conditions in both inpatient and outpatient settings. The team, consisting of a certified nurse practitioner and specially trained registered nurses, work in collaboration with your primary care provider, surgeon or podiatrist to develop an individualized plan of care for each patient.
A wound that does not heal in a timely manner can have adverse health consequences and can affect your quality of life. Using a wide range of therapies to treat chronic wounds, our caring team will help you jumpstart the healing process and educate you along the way.
The types of wounds our wound care team treats include:
- Wound assessment, care and dressings
- Placental grafts, synthetic grafts and autografts
- Arterial, venous and diabetic foot ulcers
- Osteomyelitis with open wounds
- Radiation-related tissue damage
- Non-healing surgical wounds
- Chemical and thermal burns
- Ultrasound and electrical stimulation to promote wound healing
- Total contact cast application
- Negative pressure wound therapy (wound vacuum) application and management
- Compression wrapping
- Ostomy care/complications
What do I need to do to receive wound care?
Most often your healthcare provider will make a referral, but patients and families are encouraged to call us with questions and wound care needs. If needed, we can talk to your provider. For more information, call our Centralized Scheduling department (605) 353-6334 or make an appointment with your primary care provider to request services.
Who pays for services?
Typically, your insurance and Medicare benefits cover wound care services. Our staff will check prior to your first visit to be sure your wound care visit is covered.