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Published on April 02, 2018

Pardee UNC Health Care’s Comprehensive Wound Healing Center Recognized with Two National Awards for Excellence

Pardee UNC Health Cares Comprehensive Wound Healing Center has been recognized for the sixth consecutive year with the Robert A. Warriner III, M.D., Center of Excellence award. Pardee has achieved patient satisfaction rates higher than 92 percent and a healing rate of at least 91 percent in less than 30 median days to heal, for a minimum of two consecutive years. The Comprehensive Wound Healing Center was awarded this prestigious honor by Healogics, the nation's largest provider of advanced wound care services. Out of 340 eligible Centers, 268 were honored with this award. The award is named for Dr. Robert A. Warriner III, a pioneer in wound care and the former chief medical officer for Healogics.

The Center also earned the Center of Distinction Award for the seventh consecutive year from Healogics. Pardee achieved outstanding clinical outcomes for twelve consecutive months, including patient satisfaction higher than 92 percent, and a minimum wound healing rate of at least 91 percent within 30 median days to heal. There were 635 Centers eligible for the Center of Distinction award, but only 427 achieved the honor.

“It is an honor to be recognized for excellence in advanced wound care,” said Charles A. Albers, M.D., FACS, medical director of the Pardee Comprehensive Wound Healing Center. “The Comprehensive Wound Healing Center team is dedicated to helping patients heal as quickly and safely as possible so they can regain their quality of life. It is our mission to offer our patients the very best in wound care and we are proud to receive these awards for the sixth and seventh consecutive year, respectively.”

The Pardee UNC Health Care Comprehensive Wound Healing Center is a member of the Healogics network of nearly 700 Wound Care Centers®, which provides access to benchmarking data and proven experience treating approximately 2.5 million chronic wounds. Pardee 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. Advanced treatments include negative pressure wound therapy, bio-engineered skin substitutes, hyperbaric oxygen therapy, biological and biosynthetic dressings, and growth factor therapies. Physician office referrals are not necessary to make an appointment. For more information, call 828-696-4284.

Headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla., Healogics and its affiliated companies manage a network of 700 outpatient Wound Care Centers® across the United States and multiple locations in the United Kingdom. Healogics currently has more than 3,000 employees, including nearly 300 employed providers (Healogics Specialty Providers). In addition to the companys network of outpatient Wound Care Centers, Healogics providers partner with over 400 skilled nursing facilities to care for patients with chronic wounds. More than 300,000 patients were treated by Healogics providers in 2017. For additional information, please visit Healogics.com.

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