1. Litzinger, Gina RN, MSN
  2. Rossman, Therese RN, MA, CPHQ
  3. Demuth, Barbara RN, MSN
  4. Roberts, Jay MA


Chronic wounds are a major healthcare crisis, presenting challenges for home health agencies lacking specially trained staff to properly monitor and manage these wounds. Consequently, the home health industry needs to improve wound management methods and technologies to properly care for patients with chronic wounds. Saint Francis University's Center of Excellence for Remote and Medically Under-Served Areas partnered with a home health agency (University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Lee Regional Community Nursing Service) to identify a solution to this problem.