Healogics Reviews

Updated October 23, 2014
Updated October 23, 2014
28 Reviews
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  1.  

    Not Quite There

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Healogics full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Company is growing and fulfilling its brand promise of being the #1 in healing wounds. Salary and benefits average in this geographic part of the country. Not sure about other areas.

    Cons

    New software, new ideas, new challenges that don't always get rolled out as they should. Lots of busy work for the Program Directors which get in the way of the more important priorities. Training makes the effort but often falls short as it can be redundant. First 6 months incredibly overwhelming as you struggle to learn both the hospital partner and Healogics. AVPs and RDCOs too busy putting out fires (or not particularly well versed) at training to provide more than cursory support. The web portal (which the company has been promising to update) is a black hole of lots of information that no one can find.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    AVPs need to be trained how to manage and teach. RDCOs need fewer centers. Vacancies are too long being filled -- look into why the turn over is so high.

    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Rapidly Growing Company - Maybe too Fast

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Program Director
    Current Employee - Program Director

    I have been working at Healogics full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great salary and benefits, many employment opportunities throughout the nation. Wound Care experts, serves a need in the aging populations.

    Cons

    It is a national company with limited local support, company is vested in expansion and if you are not assisting in this effort, you may find your self unemployed. Senior Management very aggressive to meet their business development goals regardless of the local business environment.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Invest more time in training and strategic planning to better improve local center outcomes.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Unsuccessful center which struggles daily......

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Care Provider Licensed Staff
    Current Employee - Care Provider Licensed Staff

    I have been working at Healogics full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Reference resources are abundant BUT their primary source their "Portal" is a vast site not easily navigated. They are quick to provide "Evidenced Based" steps to the processes but rarely are they practical. Their processes therefore are mostly numbers driven. Has many levels of Leadership for contact (PD,RDCO ,AVP, etc) that quickly disappear when needed and change frequently unannounced.

    Cons

    Communication
    Being a numbers driven company is their focus-reports-reports-reports that often do not contain accurate information. Their electronic documentation program is slow and has download issues on a daily basis. It appears to be a common theme for continuous turnover in its centers.....leaderships presence and preparation for its role is scary at times.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Focus needs to be shifted back to the basics of patient care. Treat the patient first, not the protocol. Put the care back into what you preach for the patient and the employee. It appears that all levels of management are promoted quickly into positions that they are not at all prepared for. The wound care concept that they promote is good but the overall daily business needs of the center lacks competent and caring Healogic's leadership.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5. 2 people found this helpful  

    Processes and more processes, that gets in the way of doing your job!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Program Director
    Current Employee - Program Director

    I have been working at Healogics full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    A lot of opportunities to learn new processes, and new ways to implement these processes so you'll hopefully, maybe,make your goal and not be put on a action plan! Oh, Joy!

    Cons

    These processes tend to change weekly, monthly, quarterly due to the ridiculous, unreasonable, expectations and unattainable goals. And when you don't make your goal, instead of getting support from your area VP or from corporate, they put you on a "action plan" Never mind you exceeded your last year financials by 15%, or you sacrifice a lot in the process...Oh, not to mention it affects moral at the center's level... Or, your hospital is more than pleased with your center's outcome...no, never mind that!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Truth of the matters is, all of these processes truly get in the way of doing our job and doing it with pride. It gobbles up precious time away from the " required" 40% of community education we're suppose to be doing. Corporate claims it's " value added efforts" Here's a value added advice for you...Quit making our hospital partners mad all the time so we don't have to justify our existence. We get so boggled down with all of these additional processes that at the end, most of it doesn't even matter! Look at the constant changes in these" processes". There is a lack of support for the ones at the field level where all the magic happens. There is little consideration for the center's staff and the great work we all do across the country!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
  6. 2 people found this helpful  

    Program Director at Healogics

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Healogics full-time

    Pros

    this company is becoming an industry leader so there are a lot of resources available; pay is great and depending on your center you could really enjoy being a representative of both Healogics and hospital partner.

    Cons

    because it's a new company there are some growing pains. this position is half "sales" very similar to what would be expected of a pharma rep. However, no company car and no big lunch budget which is frustrating. The software they have is definitely not developed by sales people because it is tedious. It's a lot of job for one person. you're both sales and operations

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    If you want PDs to focus more on CE or sales, you need to place more emphasis on sales support. better software. better bonus structure etc.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7. 2 people found this helpful  

    Amazing Work Environment and Constant growth

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Healogics full-time

    Pros

    There are many benefits to working with this company including yearly training, employee investments, full benefits packages at low costs. Working environment includes constant growth and there is a steady and consistent business model. This organization truly has a market niche and it's growing. Great medical staff and an organization that truly strives for helping heal out chronic long term open wounds.

    Corporate life has a good work life balance. Annual salary increases like clock work, education assistance, great collaborative working environment.

    Cons

    Many field staff report a disconnect between corporate and themselves. This organization has a higher than normal churn rate but that is largely in part due to differences at the center level. The Program Director role churns the most but it is a high stress "multiple hat" environment. Recruiting seems to hire a wide range of people from incompetent and questionable at best about their qualifications to staff that you cannot live without.

    Field management staff tends to seem fairly needy to the point where you wonder how they are still employed.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Reduce the amount of report requirements on the field and give a stronger support base for center level staff.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Safety Director

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Healogics full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great Company much to learn, Great opportunity for growth

    Cons

    Lack of communication with HR, HR is basically absent from employees.

    Healogics Response

    Sep 9, 2014Director

    Human Resources is located in Jacksonville, Fl. While we have close to 600 locations, we make every effort to connect with the field. Recommend escalation through management in future situations ... More

  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    BULLYING MANAGEMENT!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Healogics full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great Clinical Staff that is very caring, hard working and knowledgeable.

    Cons

    Management will bully the staff to tears. Human Resources condones this type of management. It does no good to tell corporate since this is what they train the management to do to keep the numbers up.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take some management courses on how to manage without bullying employees to tears. Of course, they will never admit to this since it is always done behind closed doors.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  10.  

    Poor managment

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Front Office Coordinator in Dunn, NC
    Current Employee - Front Office Coordinator in Dunn, NC

    I have been working at Healogics full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    benefits are the best thing about the job

    Cons

    poor management, lack of tools needed to complete job, little training

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Upper management needs to look at lower management more closely

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good company but not great.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Nurse Practitioner
    Former Employee - Nurse Practitioner

    I worked at Healogics full-time

    Pros

    Very innovative; company desires to be the top in its area. Supportive technology.

    Cons

    Whether its needed for a competitive edge or not, the relationship with the patient is changing and becoming more related to dollars and cents and less related to patient needs and care.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Determine long range goals and stick to them. If wound care centers are your specialty stick to it. Don't try to enter other areas where you don't understand the needs and then try to change those areas to a wound care center model--it doesn't work.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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