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  • Wound Center Receives Recognition

    February 16, 2017

    CENTER FOR WOUND HEALING AT THREE RIVERS HEALTH RECOGNIZED WITH NATIONAL AWARD FOR CLINICAL EXCELLENCE

     

    Leaders, physicians and clinicians from Three Rivers Health  are celebrating the Center of Distinction award, which was given to the Center for Wound Healing by Healogics, the Nation’s leading and largest wound care management company.

    The Center for Wound Healing achieved outstanding clinical outcomes for 12 consecutive months, including patient satisfaction higher than 92 percent, and a wound healing rate of at least 91 percent in less than 31 median days. Out of 630 Centers eligible for the Center of Distinction award, 334 achieved this honor in 2017.

    “This is a big honor for Three Rivers Health Center for Wound Healing. We would like to congratulate the wound care team on their superior commitment to excellence for our patients and hospital partners,” said Chief Executive Officer William Russell.

    The Wound Care Center® is a member of the Healogics network of nearly 800 Centers, with access to benchmarking data and proven experience treating approximately 2.5 million chronic wounds. The Center for 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. Some of the leading-edge treatments offered at the Wound Care Center include negative pressure wound therapy, debridement, application of cellular-based tissue or skin substitutes to the wound, offloading or total contact casts and hyperbaric oxygen therapy.

    About Healogics, Inc.

    Headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla., Healogics is the nation’s largest provider of advanced wound care services. Healogics and its affiliated companies manage nearly 800 Wound Care Centers® in the nation and saw over 300,000 new patients in 2016 through a connected network of partner hospitals and Wound Care Centers, academic medical centers, and other post-acute sites. Healogics utilizes an evidence-based systematic approach to chronic wound healing to treat an underserved and growing patient population. A fund managed by Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, a private investment firm, is the majority shareholder of Healogics. For more information, please visit www.healogics.com.

    Serving the Three Rivers area for over 100 years, Three Rivers Health has offered its patients and community technology-driven care, including a wide array of inpatient, rehabilitation, outpatient, wellness, hospice care, and specialty clinic services.