MyWoundDoctor Wins Awards for Disruptive Solutions for Home Health

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MyWoundDoctor helps home health care providers, their patients, and supportive patient family members deal with complex wounds through its proprietary wound management services.

BOSTON, July 10, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- MyWoundDoctor, LLC received 2nd Place Prize in the 2018 Northeastern

University Nurse Innovation & Entrepreneurship Competition and won AARP's audience choice award at the event. The competition featured companies providing disruptive solutions in home health who made presentations to a panel of judges and an audience of more than 100 participants in Boston, MA.

MyWoundDoctor's Chief Operating Officer, David Owen and its Manager of Clinical Services, Loretta Sullivan, RN, CWON, both presented at the competition and received the awards on behalf of the company. The audience choice award from AARP allows MyWoundDoctor to advance to a national competition at AARP later this year at The Hatchery, an AARP innovation lab that works with start-ups and investors to discover big ideas and bring them to scale to change how people live as they age. Representing the Nurse Innovation & Entrepreneurship at Northeastern University, Director Rebecca Love awarded MyWoundDoctor with the cash prize of $3000 for its 2nd Place finish.

"It was a pleasure preparing and presenting to the competition judges and to have an opportunity to work with Northeastern University as it promotes health care technology and services innovation," said Owen. Sullivan added, "health care costs and access to care are challenges to many patients throughout the US and we're delighted we can help people heal from chronic wounds through our telehealth wound care management services."

"AARP Innovation Labs works to identify and highlight entrepreneurs who create bold services, products and solutions that have the potential to address the evolving needs of people 50-plus and events like this Northeastern one help us do so," said Nigel Smith, director of AARP Innovation Labs, AARP. "We know that family caregivers and those they care for are looking for timely medical advice and empowering tools to better address patient needs and improve care, so we look forward to hearing from and learning more about MyWoundDoctor."

About MyWoundDoctor MyWoundDoctor supports physicians, hospitals, health plans and patients with integrated and cost reducing telehealth wound care clinical services. Offering simple mobile imaging of wounds and expert wound care advice, MyWoundDoctor provides patients with personalized wound care, at an affordable cost through certified wound care nurses with physician oversight. Based in Nashville, Tennessee, MyWoundDoctor is licensed to provide consultations in over 40 states and provides a case rate fee for telehealth consultation and daily wound care supplies, based on the expected duration of wound treatment. http://www.mywounddoctor.com

About Nurse Innovation & Entrepreneurship at Northeastern University Nurse Innovation & Entrepreneurship at Northeastern University lifts nurses into the center of a multidisciplinary "think tank" incubating solutions that improve the healthcare experience of patients. The Nursing Innovation & Entrepreneurship (NIE) program aims to redefine nurse education by incorporating skills in business, innovation and entrepreneurship. http://www.northeastern.edu/nurseinnovation/

About AARP AARP is the nation's largest nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to empowering people 50 and older to choose how they live as they age. With a nationwide presence and nearly 38 million members, AARP strengthens communities and advocates for what matters most to families: health security, financial stability and personal fulfillment. AARP also produces the nation's largest circulation publications: AARP The Magazine and AARP Bulletin. To learn more, visit http://www.aarp.org or follow @AARP and @AARPadvocates on social media.

 

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