Published on July 14, 2014

Wound Care Center at MFH Earns Center of Excellence Award

Darby, PA (July 14, 2014): Mercy Fitzgerald has announced that their Advanced Wound Care Center is a recipient of RestorixHealth’s newly launched Wound Center of Excellence awards. The Wound Center of Excellence award is presented to those centers that meet or exceed national wound care quality benchmarks in areas including healing outcomes and safety, along with a patient satisfaction rate of 95 percent or higher. Mercy Fitzgerald has an overall healing rate of 93 percent and a patient satisfaction rate of 99 percent.

The healthcare team of the Advanced Wound Care Center at Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital, including, left to right, Front Desk Coordinator Dana Zaffri, Program Coordinator Crystal Manns, RN BSN, Medical Director Dr. William Urbas and Wound Center Physician Dr. Michelle Oliver, are pictured with the Wound Center of Excellence award.William Urbas, DPM, medical director of the center states, “We are proud to be a recipient of this award that recognizes the hard work, dedication and quality of care the staff at the Mercy Fitzgerald Advanced Wound Care Center provides to our patients every day.”

Mercy Fitzgerald is one of only four centers across the nation to receive this distinction from RestorixHealth, a leading wound care management company.

The Advanced Wound Care Center at Mercy Fitzgerald is a specialized, outpatient wound care treatment center dedicated to the care of patients with chronic, non-healing wounds, such as those resulting from diabetes, circulatory problems, or injury resulting from radiation. The center is staffed by a multi-disciplinary team of physicians, nurses offering the most advanced therapies available, including hyperbaric oxygen therapy.

The Advanced Wound Care Center is located on the second floor of Mercy Fitzgerald, at 1500 Lansdowne Avenue, and is open Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, please call 610.237.7970

Photo Caption: The healthcare team of the Advanced Wound Care Center at Mercy Fitzgerald, including, left to right, Front Desk Coordinator Dana Zaffri, Program Coordinator Crystal Manns, RN BSN, Medical Director Dr. William Urbas and Wound Center Physician Dr. Michelle Oliver, are pictured with the Wound Center of Excellence award.