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Non-healing wounds may be worse than cancer

Non-healing wounds may be worse than cancer

August 26, 2019




Dr. Des Bell, Chief Medical Officer at Omeza LLC, a medtech and consumer healthcare products company specializing in skin care and wound management products from the sea joins eHealth Radio and the Health News and Skin Care Channels.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Dr. Des Bell discuss the following:

  1. Having served on the board of directors for American Board of Wound Management as well as the Association for the Advancement of Wound care and American Board of Wound Management Foundation, you are considered an expert in your field…why do you say that non healing wounds may be worse than many forms of cancer?
  2. Why are these wounds non healing?
  3. What type of issues do physicians face in wound care treatments today? 
  4. What can be done to prevent these wounds from becoming chronic?
  5. I understand you have created a non-profit organization called SALSAL to help advance wound care in America. Can you tell us a little bit about your mission?

Dr. Desmond “Des” Bell, DPM, CWS is Chief Medical Officer of Omeza, and has consulted with the Omeza founders since the company’s inception, helping develop the product line and overseeing its practical application. He serves as lead clinician in an approved test program for Omeza products at the Wound Management program at Memorial Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida.

Dr. Bell, a leader in limb preservation and lower extremity wound care, is a Board-Certified Wound Specialist (CWS, American Board of Wound Management).  A graduate of Tulane University and the Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine, Dr. Bell is the Founder and President of “The Save A Leg, Save A Life” Foundation (SALSAL), a non-profit organization dedicated to preventing unnecessary lower extremity amputations. He has previously served on the Board of Directors of the American Board of Wound Management and the American Board of Wound Management Foundation.  He has been the recipient of the Frist Humanitarian Awards at Specialty Hospital (2009) and Memorial Hospital (2018) in Jacksonville, Florida. Dr. Bell has also been elected as a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.

He is a frequent lecturer and author on the subject of wound care, peripheral arterial disease and diabetes, and is a founding editorial Board Member of “Today’s Wound Clinic”, as well as being a regular contributor to “Podiatry Today”. He is a nationally recognized speaker, with regular faculty roles at AMP, ASCENT and Modern Wound Care Management.





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A national provider of outpatient Comprehensive Wound Care and Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Centers

A national provider of outpatient Comprehensive Wound Care and Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Centers

August 11, 2017




Mr. David Davis, President and CEO at Shared Health Services who partners with hospitals to open and manage outpatient wound care and hyperbaric oxygen therapy centers across the United States joins eHealth Radio and the Health Care and Health News Channels.


Listen to host Eric Dye & guest David Davis discuss the following:

  • What is a chronic wound?
  • How many chronic wounds are there in America?
  • What types of wounds become chronic wounds?
  • Where, and how, are chronic wounds treated?
  • What is hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) therapy?
  • What are some of the diagnosis's that HBO is used to treat?
  • How does Shared Health Services work with hospitals?


David Davis, BS, RRT, CHT is a former United States Congressman, Joint Commission Surveyor and healthcare entrepreneur.  He holds a degree in Organizational Management from Milligan College, an A.S. in Respiratory Therapy from California College for the Health Sciences, and Certification in Respiratory Care from East Tennessee State University. During his 30 years in the health care industry, he managed several Respiratory Care Departments throughout the Southeastern U.S., started and managed a very successful multi-state home medical equipment company, Advanced Home Care, in 1986, served as a Joint Commission surveyor and founded Shared Health Services in 1996.  Known as a leader in his local community and in his home state, he has served as a Leadership Council Member for the National Federation of Independent Business; as Chairman, Medicare Part B, Tennessee Association for Home Care; as Clinical Adjunct Faculty Member, Respiratory Care Department, East Tennessee State University; and as a member of the American Association for Respiratory Care.

Shared Health Services is a wound care company who contracts with hospitals to help them open and manage successful outpatient wound care and hyperbaric oxygen centers. The mission of our Centers of Excellence is to heal chronic wounds, improve patient outcomes, help prevent limb loss and provide a profitable service for our contracted hospitals.



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