Friday, June 15, 2012

Wound Care Product Fair

Jill Pedro, RN, MSN, clinical nurse specialist in MGH Orthopædic Surgery, at left, and Diane Bryant, RN, of Brigham and Women's Hospital, help evaluate wound care products during a product fair in May at the Schrafft Center in Charlestown. Some 40 clinical nurse specialists and advanced wound care specialists attended the daylong event, which brought together the products used in treating complex wounds at Partners HealthCare facilities with the employees who use them every day. Part of Partners’ ongoing Patient Affordability Strategic Initiative, the goal of the fair was to evaluate the quality of products while identifying opportunities to improve pricing by paring down the number of similar products and increasing standardization.

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