Lakewood Ranch, FL — Lakewood Ranch Medical Center leaders and clinicians celebrate the Robert A. Warriner III, MD, Center of Excellence award, which was given to the Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine. The 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. The Center was awarded this prestigious honor by Healogics™, the nation's largest provider of advanced wound care services. The award is named for Dr. Robert A. Warriner III, a pioneer in wound care and the former Chief Medical Officer for Healogics.
“The Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine provides outstanding specialized care for patients in Lakewood Ranch and our surrounding communities,” says Andy Guz, CEO, Lakewood Ranch Medical Center. “We are honored to receive this recognition and celebrate the Center’s impressive patient outcomes.”
The Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine is a member of the Healogics network of nearly 700 Wound Care Centers®, with access to benchmarking data and proven experience treating approximately 2.5 million chronic wounds. The wound 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. Advanced treatments included negative pressure wound therapy, bio-engineered skin substitutes, hyperbaric oxygen therapy, biological and biosynthetic dressings and growth factor therapies.
“Our goal is to provide advanced evidence-based wound care to every patient who would benefit," said John Yee, MD, Medical Director of the Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine. "We are honored to be recognized.”