Center for Wound Healing & Hyperbarics at SWMC Recognized for Clinical Excellence
May 23, 2020
Southwestern Medical Center physicians, leaders and clinicians recently celebrated the Center of Distinction award, which was given to the Center for Wound Healing & Hyperbarics at Southwestern by Healogics®, a national provider of advanced wound care services. The Center for Wound Healing achieved outstanding clinical outcomes for twelve consecutive months, including patient satisfaction higher than 92 percent, and a minimum wound healing rate of at least 92 percent within 28 median days to heal. There were 601 Centers eligible for the Center of Distinction award and 367 achieved the honor.
The Center for Wound Healing at Southwestern is a member of the Healogics network of over 600 Wound Care Centers® and provides access to benchmarking data and proven experience treating approximately 2.5 million chronic wounds. The Center offers highly specialized wound care to patients suffering from diabetic ulcers, pressure ulcers, infections and other chronic wounds which have not healed in a reasonable amount of time. Leading edge treatments at the Center 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.
You can find more information here about the services provided at the Center for Wound Healing & Hyperbarics.