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Wound Healing Center Achieves 2018 Healogics Awards

Each year, Healogics recognizes wound centers across the country that display outstanding dedication to their patients. The Wound Healing Center at Wood County Hospital is now in its 10th year and continues to provide quality care to their patients. This year, they’ve received the Center of Distinction Award as well as the Center of Excellence Award. To be chosen, wound centers must excel in the following key performance indicators: 

Patient Satisfaction: ≥ 92% 

Healing Rate: ≥ 91% 

Outlier Rate: ≤ 19% 

Median Days to Heal: ≤ 30 

Healogics uses this award to acknowledge the hard work, dedication and accomplishments of wound center staff and physicians who deliver care and treatment in a manner that exceeds the performance of other like centers. 

The award demonstrates our Center’s continued and consistent commitment to excellence, and a focus on creating an exceptional patient experience. 

Our Wound Healing Center staff make a difference in the lives of those who have lost hope of healing. They personify the Center’s mission of healing as many patients as possible, by creating and sharing their wound care expertise for every patient by the best means available. The staff provides highly specialized care to those with diabetic ulcers, pressure ulcers, and other chronic wounds that need help healing. 

Our center offers a variety of the latest techniques and technologies to heal wounds. A hyperbaric oxygen chamber, debridement, bio-engineered tissue substitutes, platelet growth techniques and special dressings and wraps are all available to successfully help a patient heal. 

We take great pride in recognizing the outstanding achievements of our employees. Congratulations to the Wound Healing Center.