Center for Wound Healing at Nazareth Recognized for Excellence
Northeast Philadelphia – (July 8, 2019) – Nazareth Hospital physicians, leaders and clinicians are excited to receive the Robert A. Warriner III, M.D., Center of Excellence award, which was given to its Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine. This Center 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 Center was awarded this prestigious honor by Healogics, the nation's largest provider of advanced wound care services. Out of 413 eligible Centers, 342 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.
"We are honored to receive an award of this caliber. It speaks to the consistent hard work, dedication and commitment to quality care our patients rely on at our center," explains Renata Milman, DPM, panel physician for the Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine at Nazareth Hospital.
The Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine at Nazareth Hospital is a member of the Healogics network of nearly 700 Wound Care Centers®, with access to benchmarking data and proven experience treating approximately 2.5 million chronic wounds. The Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine at Nazareth Hospital 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.
Leading edge treatments at the Center include negative pressure wound therapy, bio-engineered tissues, biosynthetic dressings and growth factor therapies. The Center also offers hyperbaric oxygen therapy, which works by surrounding the patient with 100 percent oxygen to help progress the healing of the wound.