The Wound Company
All Home Care Matters was honored to welcome Nima Ahmadi & Julie Roskamp from The Wound Company as guests to the show.
About Nima Ahmadi:
Nima Ahmadi is a proven healthcare entrepreneur and executive whose personal mission to bring effective and dignified care to wound and ostomy patients has driven his career. His unique background and professional experience position him with an unmatched ability to drive impactful innovation in the industry. Prior to co-founding The Wound Company, Nima worked as Head of Strategic Ventures and Digital Products at Cardiovascular System Inc, a global medical device company focused on peripheral vascular disease, wound care, amputation prevention, and coronary artery disease.
Before this Nima was the VP of Product at Icario, a health action company to improve health outcomes, which he pivoted and grew from 0 to 15 million Medicare Advantage and Medicaid patients under management for the top health plans. Nima graduated from Stanford University with a degree in Biomedical Computation and went on to receive two master’s degrees in Bioengineering and Business Administration. Before beginning his studies,
Nima lost an uncle to complications with lower extremity wounds. The experience inspired him to go to Guatemala to build prosthetic implants for diabetic patients with foot wounds so they wouldn’t suffer a similar fate. This is what ignited his passion for finding a better way to treat and heal people who suffer from wounds and inspired his educational and professional career.
About Julie Roskamp:
Julie has been a Registered Nurse since 1987 and a Certified Wound, Ostomy, Continence Nurse since 1994. She received her training as a CWOCN at the Abbott- Northwestern ET Nursing Education Program. She has practiced in acute care, long term care and home health settings performing consultative visits on patients with wounds and ostomies, as well as preparing and presenting education programs for nursing staff on current assessment techniques and treatment strategies.
She was the founder and president of Twin City Wound and Ostomy Associates, Inc., a private practice that serviced the 11 county metro area offering consultative visits in home health, long term care and acute care.
She is a current member of the Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurses Society and participates on a national level with Wound Ostomy Continence Certification Board for the PGP committee. In addition to her professional responsibilities, she has volunteered countless hours with the St. Paul Ostomy Association for nearly 20 years.
About The Wound Company:
The Wound Company is a Minneapolis-based technology company dedicated to advancing wound and ostomy care. The company uses proprietary technology to connect providers with experienced and certified wound care specialists who can care for patients virtually or via in-person visits. The Wound Company partners with health plans, home care companies, and providers to bring dignity to patients with wounds and ostomies while increasing positive patient outcomes.