Central Carolina Hospital’s Wound Care and Hyperbaric Center has been recognized with a national award for its continued excellence in wound healing. The Robert A. Warriner III Center of Excellence award is given to Wound Care Centers® in the Healogics network that have met the highest level of quality standards for a minimum of two consecutive years. Across the country, 334 Centers were eligible and 169 Centers were honored with this award in 2017.
Central Carolina Hospital Wound Care and Hyperbaric Center has achieved patient satisfaction rates higher than 92 percent, a healing rate of at least 91 percent in less than 31 median days along with several other quality standards for two years in a row.
Central Carolina Hospital CEO John Maxwell notes, “We’re very pleased with this well-earned recognition achieved by Central Carolina Hospital Wound Care and Hyperbarics’ Center, for the high-quality services we provide. It’s a reflection of the high quality physicians and employees who are committed to creating the best experience for our patients and to our mission, making communities healthier.”
Central Carolina Hospital Wound Care and Hyperbaric 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. 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.
Director Amanda Raynor comments, “The staff and physicians are trained to provide advanced wound care treatment. It is their commitment and dedication to our patients, hospital and community that makes our center successful. I am very proud to be a part of such a talented team and Central Carolina Hospital.”