Trumbull Regional’s Wound Healing Center Recognized with National Awards for Excellence
The Wound Healing Center at Trumbull Regional Medical Center has been recognized by Healogics Inc. with the 2018 Center of Distinction Award and the 2018 Robert A. Warriner III, M.D., Center of Excellence award.
The Center achieved outstanding clinical outcomes for twelve consecutive months, including patient satisfaction higher than 92 percent, and a minimum wound healing rate of at least 91 percent within 30 median days to heal to earn the Center of Distinction award.
To be named a Center of Excellence, a wound care program must, among other criteria, achieve patient satisfaction rates greater than 92 percent and a healing rate of at least 91 percent in less than 30 median days for two consecutive years.
This marks the fourth consecutive year the Wound Healing Center has earned the Center of Distinction award, and third straight year for the Center of Excellence honor. It is the only facility in the area to earn these awards.
“It’s an honor to be recognized with these two distinguished awards and a true testament to the quality care we provide daily to our patients,” said Steve Varkony, Program Director at the Wound Healing Center. “Quality clinical lead benchmarks are being met every day, and that’s imperative. We’re able to combine best-practice clinical care with the most advanced technologies and great compassion to achieve comprehensive successful outcomes.”
Healogics Inc. is the nation’s largest provider of advanced wound care services.
The Wound Healing Center at Trumbull Regional 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.
For more information on the Wound Healing Center visit trumbullregional.org or call 330-841-6500.