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Skin and Wound Care Education Focus at Symposium on Advanced Wound Care
Cardinal Health to Convene “Coffee Chat with the Experts”

DUBLIN, Ohio, April 30, 2015 — Attendees at the Symposium on Advanced Wound Care in San Antonio can join a variety of educational skin and wound care topics from expert physicians during “Coffee Chat with the Experts” in the Cardinal Health booth (#765).

Each presentation will focus on a specific wound care topic, followed by an interactive Q&A session with skin and wound care specialists.

Friday, May 1

12-12:30 p.m.

“Provocative Topics in Limb Salvage” by Dr. Michael Kerzner, D.P.M., C.W.S., D.A.B.P.M.

1:30-2 p.m.

“Wound Reach Foundation” by Dr. Barbara Bates-Jensen, Ph.D., R.N.

 

Saturday, May 2

12-12:30 p.m.

“The Role of the Wound Care Center in an ACO” by Dr. Lisa Gould, M.D., Ph.D.

1-1:30 p.m.

“SCALE Wounds” by Dr. Diane Krasner, Ph.D.,R.N., C.W.C.N., C.W.S.,

M.A.P.W.C.A., F.A.A.N.

1:30-2 p.m.

“Pathogenesis and Management of Decubitus Ulcers” by Dr. Howard Levinson, M.D

“With the global increase in chronic conditions such as diabetes and the related chronic wounds, peer educational exchanges focusing on current trends have become a timely component of wound management,” said Shaden Marzouk, M.D., MBA, senior vice president of Clinical Operations at Cardinal Health. “Our hope with these intimate learning groups is to promote the kind of meaningful dialogue that will help improve wound healing from the hospital to the home.”

Attendees can also learn more about a grant opportunity from the Wound Healing Society Foundation (WHSF) and Cardinal Health. The new, one-time grant for 2015, the WHSF Wound Care Economics Research Grant, is a $15,000 research grant that will go to a successful applicant to evaluate and review the current health economics in wound care.

Those visiting the Cardinal Health booth can also learn more about Cardinal Health’s nurse appreciation program, RNspire, during the opening reception on Thursday, April 30.

About Cardinal Health
Headquartered in Dublin, Ohio, Cardinal Health, Inc. (NYSE: CAH) is a $91 billion health care services company that improves the cost-effectiveness of health care. As the business behind health care, Cardinal Health helps pharmacies, hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, clinical laboratories and physician offices focus on patient care while reducing costs, enhancing efficiency and improving quality. Cardinal Health is an essential link in the health care supply chain, providing pharmaceuticals and medical products and services to more than 100,000 locations each day and is also the industry-leading direct-to-home medical supplies distributor. The company is a leading manufacturer of medical and surgical products, including gloves, surgical apparel and fluid management products. In addition, the company operates the nation's largest network of radiopharmacies that dispense products to aid in the early diagnosis and treatment of disease. Ranked #22 on the Fortune 500, Cardinal Health employs 34,000 people worldwide. More information about the company may be found at www.cardinalhealth.com and @CardinalHealth on Twitter.


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