Center of Distinction
Samaritan Hospital Wound Healing Center recognized with
a national award for Clinical Excellence
Macon, MO – Samaritan Hospital physicians, leaders and clinicians gathered today to celebrate the Center of Distinction Award, which was given to the Wound Healing Center by Healogics, Inc. the nation’s largest provider of advanced wound care services. The Center achieved outstanding clinical outcomes for twelve consecutive months, including patient satisfaction higher than 92 percent, a minimum wound healing center rate of at least 91 percent within 30 median days to heal and other quality outcomes. There were 506 centers eligible for the Center of Distinction award, only 172 achieved this honor.
The Wound Healing Center is a member of the Healogics Network of more than 635 centers and provides access to benchmarking data and proven experience treating more than two million chronic wounds. The Samaritan Hospital Wound Healing 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 time. Advanced treatments include hyperbaric oxygen therapy, negative pressure wound therapy, bio-engineered skin substitutes, biological and biosynthetic dressings and growth factor therapies.
Under the guidance of a physician medical team, Samaritan Wound Healing Center has completed over 500 Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy treatments and has provided 3000 patient visits since opening in July 2013. The Wound Healing Center is proud to offer their services to Macon and the surrounding counties.