@KeckMedUSC hosts @CMSGov Broadcast on Pressure Ulcer Best Practices @TheNPUAP

More people die of pressure ulcers than from auto accidents or from opioid abuse. The cost is more than $26 billion. Despite these data, this is often a silent condition that can go unrecognized. The good news is that much of this is preventable.

Today, at Keck Medical Center of the University of Southern California, experts from USC, University of Nebraska and Dartmouth College participated in a broadcast sponsored by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Drs. Manish Mishra (Dartmouth), David G. Armstrong (USC), William Padula (USC) and Joyce Black (University of Nebraska)

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