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Published on March 23, 2015

Comprehensive Wound Care Center Receives Center of Distinction and Center of Excellence National Awards

Written by Adam Fisher

The Comprehensive Wound Center at Pardee is pleased to receive the Center of Distinction Award, for the fourth consecutive year. The award is presented by Healogics, Inc., the nation's largest provider of advanced wound care services. The Comprehensive Wound Center achieved outstanding clinical outcomes for 12 consecutive months, including patient satisfaction over 92 percent, a minimum 91 percent wound healing rate within 30 median days to heal and other quality outcomes. The Wound Center was one of only 172 centers who achieved this high honor. The center also received the Robert A. Warriner Center of Excellence Award, recognizing centers that have received the Center of Distinction Award for three consecutive years (2012, 2013 and 2014).

This award is a great honor and is attributed to the outstanding clinical care that patients receive. The Physicians and Nurses here at the Wound Center are extremely compassionate and very knowledge. I frequently receive positive feedback from patients that otherwise might have never healed or in some cases, lost a limb. It is very rewarding to work with such a great group of people stated Anne Sweeney, Program Director, Comprehensive Wound Center at Pardee.

The Comprehensive Wound Center at Pardee offers highly specialized wound care to patients suffering from diabetic ulcers, venous stasis ulcers, pressure ulcers, infections and other chronic wounds which have not healed in a reasonable amount of time. Advanced treatments include Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, negative pressure wound therapy, bio-engineered skin substitutes, biological and biosynthetic dressings and growth factor therapies. The Wound Center is a member of the Healogics Network, which provides access to benchmarking data and proven experience treating over two million chronic wounds.

The Comprehensive Wound Center at Pardee is open Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Physician's office referrals are not necessary to make an appointment. For more information call (828) 696-4284.

Headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla., Healogics is the nation's largest provider of advanced wound care services. Healogics and its affiliated companies manage more than 550 Wound Care Centers in the nation and see nearly 200,000patients per year through a connected network of centers, partner hospitals, academic medical centers, patients and families. Leveraging its scale and experience, Healogics utilizes an evidence-based systematic approach to chronic wound healing in treating an underserved and growing patient population. For more information or to find a Wound Care Center near you, please visit www.healogics.com.

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