WRMC Center For Wound Care And Hyperbaric Medicine Recognized For Clinical Excellence

Wellington Regional Medical Center’s Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine has been recognized as a Center of Distinction 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.

“The Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine continues to be one of the most elite wound care programs in the country,” said Pam Tahan, CEO of Wellington Regional Medical Center. “The exceptional leadership team, as well as the outstanding physicians, nurses and therapists, continues to generate amazing results for our patients in need of wound care therapy.”

The Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine is a member of the Healogics network of more than 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 the hospital’s 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.

The Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine is located on the WRMC campus at 1397 Medical Park Blvd., Suite 180. For more info., call (561) 753-2680.

Wellington Regional Medical Center is a 235-bed acute care hospital celebrating more than 30 years of treating residents in Wellington and the surrounding communities. To learn more about the hospital, visit www.wellingtonregional.com.