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08/20/2014
By: Michelle S.
Barr Private Care
I apologize for your bad experience. I am the new owner of Barr and I assure you quality care is our top priority. We do have 24 hour on call service. Additionally, we only hire employees who are authorized to work in the United States and they must undergo criminal background checks and drug testing. I encourage you, if you are still receiving care from any agency and continue to have problems, to immediately contact the owner to express your concerns. Wishing you the best, Michelle Smart, Owner, Barr Private Care
09/01/2017
By: Jim M.
Happy Living Medical Sales
Love this company. They helped my mother when she was sick. Great people in the office, very knowledgeable and compassionate. They explained in detail about the equipment and products we needed. They offered carry out service to assist me and prices where better than a couple of other places I had checked. My doctor recommended them said He had used them many times over the past years.
09/17/2017
By: Tabbi D.
Honey-Bee Home Health, LLC.
"Exceptional customer service and orientation". I would recommend this company to anyone who has loved ones in need of home healthcare services.
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12/22/2014
By: Diane J.
Bethlehem Home Health Care
I have used Bethlehem 3-4 times in the past few years. They are always cordial and professional. Always able to help with everything.
09/16/2016
By: Aspen H.
Aspen Home Care
They are very good people to work with and very knowledgeable. I like the way they treat you and how they respect you.
Tips & Advices
This depends on the facility. Patients should call to find out if they'll need a referral from their physician prior to making an appointment.
Aside from hyperbaric oxygen treatment, most wound care centers offer:
  • Debridement: The removal of dead skin and tissue surrounding the wound. This can be done surgically, using a whirlpool bath, syringes, enzymes that dissolve the tissue, or wet dressings that dry on the wound and absorb the dead tissue.
  • Dressing: Wrapping the wound in a protective film, gauze, gel, or foam.
  • Compression stockings: Tight-fitted fabric sheaths that encourage blood flow.
  • Artificial skin: A covering that is applied to the wound for several days as it heals.
  • Ultrasound: The use of sound waves to promote healing.
  • Growth factor therapy: The use of materials naturally produced by the body to encourage quick cell growth.
  • Negative pressure therapy: Creating a vacuum around a wound to encourage faster blood flow to the area.
Depending on where the treatment is administered, hyperbaric oxygen treatment  can cost $100- $1,000. After insurance is applied, patients may have a copay of $10 -$50 or a coinsurance fee of 10 percent to 50 percent.
Most wounds should heal within two to six weeks. An individual should seek chronic wound treatment if a wound has not begun to heal after two weeks or is not completely healed after six.
Most health insurance plans cover wound care. Patients should check with the clinic and their health insurance provider before seeking treatment to be sure.

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