Jennie Stuart Wound Healing Center Recognized with National Award for Clinical Excellence
- by Jennie Stuart Health
Jennie Stuart Health physicians, leaders and clinicians celebrate the Center of Distinction award, which was given to the Jennie Stuart Wound Healing Center by Healogics®, the nation’s largest provider of advanced wound care services. The Center 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.
"We are proud of the work our team is doing, and for the success the Wound Healing Center has in helping so many people. This marks the fourth consecutive year our center has received this national designation of excellence. The award speaks volumes about the staff’s dedication to our patients, and about the clinical expertise utilized to benefit people in the community," said Eric Lee, CEO of Jennie Stuart Health.
The Jennie Stuart Wound Healing Center 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. Jennie Stuart Wound Healing 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.
The Center’s Director, Mark Strickland, notes "we have an outstanding team in place that exists to help patients with chronic healing conditions. It’s a journey we take with the patient so they can get back to an active lifestyle."
The center is located on Jennie Stuart’s main campus with an entrance off of High Street. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please visit JennieStuartHealth.org or call (270) 886-6412.