JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Wound Care Center® at Porter Adventist Hospital in Denver, Colorado, has been selected as Wound Care Center of the Year by Healogics Inc., the nation’s leading and largest wound care management company.
The Porter Adventist Wound Care Center was honored by Healogics for achieving exemplary clinical outcomes and exceeding the highest-level quality metrics. The Center sustained patient satisfaction rates above 92 percent, a healing rate of at least 91 percent in less than 31 median days and delivered the highest-level value to its hospital partner. In addition, Porter Adventist Wound Care Center was awarded the Healogics designation of Center of Excellence.
“Our Center’s success can be attributed to our outstanding team of Healogics Specialty Physicians (HSP), nurses and professional staff. We are passionate about providing the best patient care, and work tirelessly to help our patients heal. This commitment to clinical excellence makes all the difference,” said Robert Powers, program director at Porter Adventist Wound Care Center.
Porter Adventist Wound Care Center is a member of the nationwide Healogics network, with access to benchmarking data and proven experience treating approximately 2.5 million patients with chronic wounds. The Center offers highly specialized care to patients suffering from diabetic ulcers, pressure ulcers, infections and other chronic wounds which have not healed in a reasonable amount of time. Some of the leading-edge treatments offered at the Wound Care Center include negative pressure wound therapy, debridement, application of cellular-based tissue or skin substitutes to the wound, offloading or total contact casts and hyperbaric oxygen therapy.
Healogics President and CEO, Jeff Nelson, commented on the award. “I am proud of the Porter Adventist team’s passionate commitment to healing our patients and serving their community. Through hard work and dedication, the team has consistently delivered high quality care and excellent outcomes for their patients. Their achievements exemplify our company’s mission and values. Every day they demonstrate the positive difference innovative wound care makes in the lives of those suffering from chronic non-healing wounds.”
About Healogics, Inc.
Headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla., Healogics is the nation’s largest provider of advanced wound care services. Healogics and its affiliated companies manage a nationwide network of Wound Care Centers® and saw over 300,000 new patients in 2016 through a connected network of partner hospitals and Wound Care Centers, academic medical centers, and other post‐acute sites. Healogics utilizes an evidence‐based, systematic approach to chronic wound healing to treat an underserved and growing patient population. For more information, please visit www.healogics.com.