Advanced Wound Care Product Medifil® II Collagen Particles

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Medifil® II Collagen Particles is a Kollagen™ product that gives a wound both biological and physical qualities. The particles have a large surface area, allowing them to effectively penetrate the wound surface and release the maximum quantity of collagen. Medifil® II is a non-hydrolyzed type 1 bovine native collagen that is 100% non-hydrolyzed. This technology approach… Continue reading Advanced Wound Care Product Medifil® II Collagen Particles

Wound Chronicity: Collagen Promotes Reepithelialization

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Chronic wounds are a constant source of frustration for individuals and health care providers all around the world. Lower extremity wound chronicity affects an amazing 4.5 million persons in the United States, whereas all sorts of chronic wounds afflict an estimated 1% of the Western population. The wound healing cascade does not always follow an… Continue reading Wound Chronicity: Collagen Promotes Reepithelialization

Advanced Wound Care Product Skin Temp® II Collagen Sheets

Advanced Wound Care Product Skin Temp® II Collagen Sheets

SkinTemp® II is Kollagen™ product that gives a wound both biological and physical qualities. SkinTemp® II is Kollagen™ in sheet form. The dressings are porous collagen membranes that are designed to be permeable and breathable, with fluid control similar to skin. They are flexible, pliable, elastic, and durable for ease of application. SkinTemp® II is… Continue reading Advanced Wound Care Product Skin Temp® II Collagen Sheets

The Medifil II Collagen Particles Difference

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Why Are Medifil II Collagen Particles Different? Although collagen particles are not new to the market, they have recently become one of the most popular advanced wound care products, particularly among surgeons and podiatric physicians. Collagen particles can be incredibly useful as more physicians and wound care professionals explore more rapid and cost-efficient ways to… Continue reading The Medifil II Collagen Particles Difference

Billing and Reimbursement for Collagen Wound Dressings

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When ordering collagen wound dressings or other wound care/surgical dressings, it’s critical to have documentation to back up the medical necessity of the items being billed to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Here are some pointers to make sure your documentation follows CMS’s current criteria. Criteria for Documentation in Support of Medical… Continue reading Billing and Reimbursement for Collagen Wound Dressings

How and When to Apply a Collagen Dressing

How and When to Apply a Collagen Dressing

Collagen dressings are an advanced wound care product that can help enhance wound healing by promoting wound repair and improvement of skin and connective tissues. Using an appropriate collagen advanced wound care dressing can help stimulate stalled wounds, encouraging the deposition and organization of newly formed collagen fibers and granulation in the wound bed. There… Continue reading How and When to Apply a Collagen Dressing

Different Types of Collagen Dressing Technologies and How They Work

Different Types of Collagen Dressing Technologies and How They Work

Collagen dressings are not all the same however, the goal is to jump-start wound healing. Wound healing consists of a multitude of phases that must be in an organized fashion. Hemostasis, inflammatory, proliferative, and remodeling. The body naturally restores damaged tissue to move wounds towards a healing trajectory. There are times when the wound fails… Continue reading Different Types of Collagen Dressing Technologies and How They Work

Collagen Dressings: The Foundation of Wound Healing

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Collagen dressings are not all the same. When selecting an advanced wound care collagen dressing, consider the type and source of collagen, manufacturing process, cost-effectiveness, user-friendliness, and bioactive technology of the dressing. Bioactive collagen materials help stimulate different cells, provide an optimal moist wound healing environment while moving wounds towards a healing trajectory. Clinical data… Continue reading Collagen Dressings: The Foundation of Wound Healing