PINEHURST – The Wound Care & Hyperbarics program at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital (MRH) has received a national award for outstanding clinical outcomes in wound healing by Healogics, the nation’s largest provider of advanced wound care services.
The program at MRH has achieved patient satisfaction higher than 92 percent, and a minimum wound healing rate of at least 91 percent within 30 median days to heal.
Healogics Inc. is the nation’s largest provider of advanced wound care services. Out of 635 eligible centers, 427 were honored with the Center of Distinction award.
“The extraordinary care provided to patients in our Wound Care & Hyperbaric Center is life-changing and, at times, even lifesaving,” says David Strom, M.D., an orthopaedic surgeon and medical director of FirstHealth Wound Care & Hyperbarics. “Our wound care team’s specialized training and dedication helps patients restore their health and achieve faster healing rates, and makes me exceptionally proud to work with this team.”
FirstHealth Wound Care & Hyperbarics offers specialized wound care to patients suffering from diabetic ulcers, pressure ulcers, infections and other chronic wounds that have not healed in a reasonable amount of time. Treatments include negative pressure wound therapy, debridement, cellular-based issue or skin substitute application, offloading or total contact casts, and hyperbaric oxygen therapy.
FirstHealth Wound Care & Hyperbarics is located in FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital. For more information, call (800) 213-3284 or visit www.firsthealth.org/wound.