We work with collaborating organizations who share our vision of striving for a world without wounds. Our collaborators include...
Founded in 1989, the Wound Healing Society (WHS) is the premier scientific organization focused on wound healing. A nonprofit organization composed of clinical and basic scientists and wound care specialists, the mission of the WHS is to improve wound healing outcomes through science, professional education and communication. The WHS provides a forum for interaction among scientists, clinicians and other wound care practitioners, industrial representatives, and government agencies. The WHS is open to individuals who are interested in the field of wound healing and presently comprises more than 600 active members in the United States and other countries. The Society’s journal, Wound Repair and Regeneration, is the leading journal in the discipline.
The Wound Healing Society Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit launched in 1999, is the educational and charitable arm of the Wound Healing Society. The Foundation was formed to enhance the educational and research offerings of the Society and to provide researchers, academicians, physicians, surgeons, nurses, other health professionals and patients the opportunity to make a significant contribution in the critical area of wound healing.
The Association for the Advancement of Wound Care (AAWC) exists to be the leader in interdisciplinary wound healing and tissue preservation.
The American Professional Wound Care Association (APWCA) is a non-profit medical association welcoming ALL medical providers involved in prevention, treatment and pain management of all forms of non-healing wounds. It provides an informational and educational forum for health care providers, while promoting excellence in wound care and patient advocacy.
The Aliance of Wound Care Stakeholders is a nonprofit multidisciplinary trade association of health care professional and patient organizations whose mission is to promote quality care and access to products and services for people with wounds through effective advocacy and educational outreach in the regulatory, legislative and public arenas.
The American College of Wound Healing and Tissue Repair (ACWHTR) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based in Chicago, Illinois committed to advancing the field of wound care through education, research, and advocacy. The College fosters the training of medical professionals including physicians, podiatrists, nurses and physical therapists in the field of wound care. The goal of this organization is to designate wound care as a board-certified medical specialty.
Our Corporate Presenting Sponsors
Net Health Systems, Inc., is the leading provider of clinical information systems in the rapidly growing field of chronic wound care. WoundExpert, the company’s flagship offering, is a web-based, integrated clinical, financial, and regulatory software system for wound management. Over 20,000 physicians, clinicians, and healthcare professionals across the U.S. currently use our software in more than 1,000 facilities spanning the wound care continuum to improve patient care and facility performance.
UnityPoint Health is one of the nation's most integrated health systems. Through relationships with more than 280 physician clinics, 29 hospitals in metropolitan and rural communities, and home care services throughout its 8 regions, UnityPoint Health provides care throughout Iowa and Illinois. Each year, through more than 4 million patient visits, UnityPoint Health, UnityPoint Clinic and UnityPoint at Home provide a full range of coordinated care to patients and families. UnityPoint Health is the nation's 15th largest nonprofit health system and the fifth largest nondenominational health system.