At Acelity, we recognize that major changes are taking place in our healthcare environment. We deliver solutions which improve the lives of patient and also address real system constraints.
In an environment where difficult trade-offs can be required, Acelity is committed to researching and partnering on the value of our products, with the aim of helping your institution deliver the greatest value to patients.
Proven Clinical & Economic Value Evidence
We are focused on researching and documenting the value of our products - in clinical and economic terms – to deliver on our promise of innovative solutions that improve the lives of patients. Much of our research is aimed to inform policy and decision makers when real trade-offs are necessary by providing a systematic basis to evaluate alternative treatments.
As a unified company, Acelity works to simplify ordering and contracting processes and continues to work with healthcare system partners to deliver tools that streamline the delivery of care.
Reducing the Cost of Care
Our innovative solutions work to help the overall cost of care by focusing on delivering the best outcome for patients in the most cost-efficient way.
Case Study: Reducing Costs in Wound Care
Wound care is central to what we do and an important part of patient care that can affect patient Quality of Life, total cost to treat, and key hospital metrics, and thus help reduce hospital costs. Our research demonstrated that V.A.C.® Therapy for wound care can be an integral part of reducing length of stay, reducing readmission rates and reducing total cost to treat.1,2
1. Analysis conducted on hospital patient level data by Premier Research Services. Data collected from 144 hospitals for KCI, 24 hospitals for Competitor, for the time period July 1, 2011-June 1, 2013. Research funded by KCI. Data on file.
2. Law, A, Cyhaniuk, A, and Krebs, B. Comparison of Health Care Costs and Hospital Readmission Rates Associated With Negative Pressure Wound Therapies WOUNDS 2015;27(3):63-72.
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