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Why Partner with Derma Vivere

Derma Vivere provides an interdisciplinary, evidence-based approach that utilizes the latest wound management therapies, techniques, and technology to address each category of wound, including complex, difficult-to-heal wounds.

Derma Vivere provides each partner access to an experienced, comprehensive care team, including Vascular Surgeons, Radiologists, Physician Assistants, and Nurse Practitioners, providing advanced surgical wound consultation and treatment services at the patient’s bedside in long-term care facilities.

Our team delivers wound healing expertise, develops treatment plans, consults with on-site diagnostic non-invasive studies, and provides in-service guidance to your nursing and care team.

Benefits of Partnering with Derma Vivere

We are dedicated to bringing your patients the highest level of wound care.


Improved Clinical Outcomes

Faster wound healing rates, reduced complications, reduced risk of infections, and enhanced patient satisfaction.

Enhanced Resident, Family and Staff Satisfaction

  • Improved wound care and outcomes contribute to resident and family satisfaction.
  • Knowing that the nursing home is taking proactive measures to address wound care needs can enhance the overall perception of the facility.
  • Patients are provided treatment for both acute and chronic/complex wounds in their long-term care surroundings and undergo relatively less stress than when needing to travel for wound care.
  • The long-term care staff and clinical team save time and expense when patients don’t require transportation to and from medical appointments

Efficiency and Timeliness

We provide a dedicated wound professional to your facility, resulting in quicker appointment scheduling, continuity of care for your residents, and timely delivery of wound care interventions.

Interdisciplinary Collaboration

In addition to a facility dedicated wound professional, DV provides access to a team of interdisciplinary physicians and nurses that will collaborate on the care of the facility patients.


Care Documentation

DV exceeds traditional patient documentation standards:

  • DV provides advanced imaging technology to assist in identifying the type and severity of the wound.
  • A comprehensive care packet is provided to each facility’s medical team outlining the care plan, milestones, images, etc.

Latest Innovation and Technology in Wound Assessment

Access to the latest innovations in wound healing. The team at DV collaborates with multiple wound-based vendors to assist in developing advanced wound care products, fostering continuous improvement in wound healing delivery.


HIPAA and HITRUST Compliant systems and processes

The HITRUST e1 cybersecurity certificate

Wound Healing Education and Prevention Strategies

DV provides guidance sessions for nursing home staff, improving their skills in wound assessment, care techniques, and prevention strategies. This can lead to better overall wound management within the facility.

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Types of wounds
  • Wound Assessment
  • Infection Control
  • Wound Cleaning and Debridement
  • Dressing Selection
  • Wound Healing Process
  • Patient Education
  • Special Considerations
  • Documentation
  • Legal and Ethical Considerations

Continuity of Care

Collaborating with a Derma Vivere healing consultant helps ensure a consistent and standardized approach to wound management across the nursing home. This contributes to better continuity of care and reduces the likelihood of errors or variations in treatment.


Individualized Care Plans

Derma Vivere will develop individualized care plans for residents with specific wound care needs. This personalized approach can lead to more effective and targeted interventions, improving the overall quality of care.

Cost-Effective Solutions

By preventing complications and promoting efficient wound healing, Derma Vivere can contribute to cost savings for the facility. This may include reducing the need for hospital readmissions, avoiding prolonged treatments, and minimizing the use of expensive wound care supplies.

Regulatory Compliance

  • The Derma Vivere wound care team is well-versed in the latest regulations and standards related to wound care in healthcare settings. Partnering with Derma Vivere can help the nursing home comply with industry guidelines and ensure that your nursing facility provides high-quality care.
  • The Department of Health and Human Services is responsible for the comprehensive inspection and reporting of identified deficiencies within long-term care facilities (this is a requirement for Medicare and Medicaid funding). A statement of deficiency document uses a federal tag numbering system that addresses the degree to which a facility meets minimal federal standards. DV will assist F-tags (F686, F710, F841) compliance.

Risk Management

By having a Derma Vivere Wound Healing consultant on board, your facility can effectively manage and mitigate risks associated with wound-related complications. This can lead to a safer environment for residents and reduce the likelihood of legal issues.

Quality Metrics and Accreditation

  • Pressure injuries are a designated quality indicator for long-term care facilities
  • Derma Vivere’s analytics team can assist with wound healing metrics to assist with success metrics and accreditations.