Wound Healing Center at Trumbull Regional recognized with two National Awards for excellence
The Wound Healing Center at Trumbull Regional Medical Center earned two nationally recognized awards for excellence.
The facility was named a 2017 Center of Distinction and 2017 Robert A. Warriner III, M.D., Center of Excellence by Healogics, Inc.
The Wound Healing 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, in addition to outstanding clinical outcomes for twelve consecutive months in 2017.
“The award and statistics behind it underscore the message that Trumbull County residents are receiving an extremely high level of care, and it's all in part of our dedicated team of physicians, passionate nurses and caring front office coordinator “said Steve Varkony, MHA, RCP and Wound Healing Center Program Director.
The Wound Healing Center offers specialized, outpatient care for non-healing wounds, including negative pressure wound therapy, bioengineered tissues, biosynthetic dressings, growth factor therapies and hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) therapy. Advanced treatments include negative pressure wound therapy, bio-engineered skin substitutes, hyperbaric oxygen therapy, biological and biosynthetic dressings and growth factor therapies.
“We combine best-practice clinical care with the most advanced technologies and great compassion to achieve comprehensive successful outcomes,” Varkony said.
This marks the third consecutive year the Wound Healing Center has earned the Center of Distinction award, and second straight year for the Center of Excellence honor. It is the only facility in the area to earn these awards.
About Steward Health Care
Steward Health Care, the largest private hospital operator in the United States, is a physician-led health care services organization committed to providing the highest quality of care in the communities where patients live. Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, Steward operates 39 community hospitals in the United States and the country of Malta, that regularly receive top awards for quality and safety. The company employs approximately 40,000 health care professionals. The Steward network includes more than 25 urgent care centers, 42 preferred skilled nursing facilities, substantial behavioral health services, over 7,300 beds under management, and approximately 1.5 million full risk covered lives through the company's managed care and health insurance services. The total number of paneled lives within Steward's integrated care network is projected to reach 3 million in 2018.
Steward's unique health care service delivery model leverages technology, innovation, and care coordination to keep patients healthier. With a culture that prioritizes agility, resourcefulness, and continuous improvement, Steward is recognized as one of the world’s leading accountable care organizations. The Steward Health Care Network includes thousands of physicians who help to provide more than 12 million patient encounters per year. Steward Medical Group, the company's employed physician group, provides more than 4 million patient encounters per year. The Steward Hospital Group operates hospitals in Malta and states across the U.S. including Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Utah.