Lakewood Ranch Medical Center (LWRMC) physicians, leaders and clinicians celebrated the Center of Distinction and Clinical Excellence 2020 Awards, which were presented to Lakewood Ranch Medical Center, Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine, for the third consecutive year.
LWRMC Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine by Healogics® is the nation’s largest provider of advanced wound care services. The Center achieved outstanding clinical outcomes for 12 consecutive months, including patient satisfaction higher than 92 percent, and a minimum wound healing rate of at least 92 percent within 28 median days.
“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 for the third year and celebrate the Center’s impressive patient outcomes.”
The Lakewood Ranch Medical Center, Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine is a member of the Healogics network of over 600 Wound Care Centers® and provides access to benchmarking data and proven experience treating approximately 2.5 million chronic wounds. LWRMC – Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine 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, total contact casting, 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.
“Patient satisfaction is the primary metric that everyone here lives by every single day and our patients know this and appreciate our efforts,” explained Stephanie Bell, Director of Operations of Healogics. “Our Center is professional and sensitive to both our patients and their doctors.”