St. Mary’s Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine physicians, leaders and clinicians gathered today to recognize St. Mary’s Wound Care as a recipient of the Center of Distinction award by Healogics®, the nation’s largest provider of advanced wound care services.
The Center achieved outstanding clinical outcomes for 12 consecutive months, including patient satisfaction rates higher than 92 percent and a minimum wound healing rate of at least 92 percent within 28 median days to heal. There were 555 Centers eligible for the Center of Distinction award and 278 achieved the honor.
“It is an honor for our center to be recognized with this distinguished award,” says Nikki Johnston, Program Director at St. Mary’s Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine. “Our clinical team is committed to achieving the best possible outcomes for our patients which allows them to recover from chronic wounds and return to living their lives.”
St. Mary’s Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine is a member of the Healogics network of over 600 Wound Care Centers® and offers highly specialized wound care to patients suffering from diabetic foot ulcers, pressure ulcers, infections and other chronic wounds which have not healed in a reasonable amount of time.
Advanced wound care modalities provided by our wound care experts include negative pressure wound therapy, total contact casting, bio-engineered tissues, biosynthetic dressings and growth factor therapies. The Center also offers hyperbaric oxygen therapy, which works by surrounding the patient with 100 percent oxygen to help progress the healing of the wound.