The Advanced Wound Healing Center at Methodist Hospital has been recognized
with a national award for clinical excellence.
Healogics, the nation’s leading and largest wound care management
company, presented the Center of Distinction award to the
Advanced Wound Healing Center for achieving outstanding clinical outcomes for 12 consecutive months.
The Center also had patient satisfaction scores 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.
The Advanced Wound Healing 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. Highly specialized
wound care is offered to patients suffering from diabetic ulcers, pressure
ulcers, infections and other chronic wounds that have not healed in a
reasonable amount of time.
Some of the leading-edge treatments offered at the Advanced Wound Healing
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.
“It is a great honor for our staff to have received this award”
said Chad Weikert, Program Director at Methodist Hospital’s Advanced
Wound Healing Center. “They have worked hard to achieve these high
metrics while helping our patients experience improved healing rates.
Everything we do is geared toward helping our patients to get better as
quickly as possible. We are proud to have achieved this Center of Distinction
award as we mark five years of service to our community.”
About the Advanced Wound Healing Center
The Advanced Wound Healing Center at Methodist Hospital, opened in January
2012, uses cutting edge treatments and sophisticated case management to
help patients with chronic wounds heal faster. These include diabetic
wounds, pressure ulcers, venous stasis ulcers, arterial ulcers, non-healing
surgical wounds, complex soft tissue wounds and infected wounds. For more
information, call the Advanced Wound Healing Center at 270-631-2399.
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
For questions regarding this press release, please contact Brandi L. Schwartz
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