St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center’s Wound Care Service Earns Patient Quality and Satisfaction Award
Brighton, MA March 26, 2018– St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center physicians, leaders, and clinicians gathered today to celebrate the Robert A. Warriner III, M.D., Center of Excellence award, earned by the St. Elizabeth’s Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine Wound Care Center. 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 340 eligible Centers, 268 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.
The St. Elizabeth’s Wound Care Center 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. St. Elizabeth’s Wound Care Center 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. Advanced treatments included negative pressure wound therapy, bio-engineered skin substitutes, hyperbaric oxygen therapy, biological and biosynthetic dressings and growth factor therapies.
A comprehensive wound care plan is critical to the positive outcomes for many patients with a variety of underlying medical condition,” said Allen B. Davis, MD, Medical Director of the St. Elizabeth’s Wound Care Center. “Our Center for Wound Care is focused on each patient as an individual and restoring him or her to a better quality of life.”
St. Elizabeth’s Wound Care Center offers highly specialized wound care to patients suffer from diabetic ulcers, pressure ulcers, infections and other chronic wounds which have not healed in a reasonable amount of time. The caring staff at St Elizabeth’s Wound Care Center works at committed levels of excellence for our patients and hospital partners.
The Center can be reached by visiting http://www.semc.org/services-directory/wound-care-center or 617-779-6800.
About St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center
St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center is a major academic medical center affiliated with Tufts University School of Medicine. Areas of medical excellence include vascular and endovascular surgery, cardiology, neurosciences, general and robotic surgery, bariatric surgery, women’s health, high-risk obstetrics, bone and joint health, hematology/oncology, pulmonary medicine and emergency medicine. St. Elizabeth’s is a member of Steward Health Care. Visit St. Elizabeth’s online at www.semc.org.
Headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla., Healogics and its affiliated companies manage a network of 700 outpatient Wound Care Centers® across the United States and multiple locations in the United Kingdom. . More than 300,000 patients were treated by Healogics providers in 2017. For additional information, please visit Healogics.com.