Mercy Health – Clermont Hospital’s Wound Care Center Receives National Award for Continued Excellence in Wound Healing
Mercy Health - Cincinnati, which provides advanced, compassionate, quality care in your neighborhood through its care network, announces that Mercy Health – Clermont Hospital’s Wound Care Center has earned a national award for continued excellence in wound healing.
Healogics, the nation’s leading and largest wound care management company, gives the Robert A. Warriner, III Center of Excellence award to Wound Care Centers® in its network that have met the highest level of quality standards for a minimum of two consecutive years. The award is named for Dr. Warriner, a pioneer in wound care and the former Chief Medical Officer for Healogics.
Clermont Hospital’s Wound Care Center has achieved patient satisfaction rates of 95 percent against a goal of 92 percent and a healing rate of 94 percent against a goal of 91 percent in less than 31 median days along with several other quality standards for two years in a row.
“We are certainly proud of this recognition and even more proud of the amazing success stories we see with our wound care patients,” said Del Schneider, East Market Director of Surgical Services for Mercy Health. “Our Wound Care Center and hyperbaric medicine program have experienced tremendous growth and provided a very important service to residents throughout southwest Ohio.”
“Every day we are trying to make a difference for our patients to help them return to a better quality of life without being limited by a chronic wound,” said Scott Sinner, MD, Medical Director of the Wound Care Center & Hyperbaric Medicine Program at Mercy Health – Clermont Hospital. “The Center of Excellence honor is great and tells us we are doing things the right way and truly providing hope and healing for our patients.”
The Wound Care Center is a member of the Healogics network of nearly 800 centers and it has access to benchmarking data and proven experience treating approximately 2.5 million chronic wounds. Mercy Health’s Wound Care Centers offer 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.
For more information on the services available from Mercy Health’s Wound Care Centers, please contact the centers located at:
- Mercy Health - Clermont Hospital, 513-735-8924
- Mercy Health - Fairfield Hospital, 513-774-2880
- Mercy Health - West Hospital, 513-215-5030
- The Jewish Hospital - Mercy Health, 513-686-5757
Headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla., Healogics is the nation's largest provider of advanced wound care services. Healogics and its affiliated companies manage more than 500 Wound Care Centers® in the nation and see nearly 200,000 patients per year through a connected network of centers, partner hospitals, academic medical centers, patients and families. Leveraging its scale and experience, Healogics utilizes an evidence-based systematic approach to chronic wound healing in treating an underserved and growing patient population. For more information, please visit www.healogics.com or to find a Wound Care Center near you, please call 1-800-373-HEAL (4325).