Davis Regional Medical Center physicians, leaders and clinicians honored today to recognize Davis Regional Wound Healing Center, a recipient of the Center of Distinction award by Healogics®, the nation’s largest provider of advanced wound care services. The Center achieved outstanding clinical outcomes for twelve consecutive months, including patient satisfaction rates higher than 92 percent and a minimum wound healing rate of at least 92 percent within 28 median days to heal. There were 555 Centers eligible for the Center of Distinction award and 278 achieved the honor.
Clyde Wood, Davis Regional CEO, commented on the award, “Wound healing is a complex process that requires patient compliance, Physician expertise, resources, and diligence to obtain results. Our Davis Regional Wound Healing Center has a proven track record of healing chronic wounds, with a reduced chance of amputations or other health complications. Allowing patients to return to a healthier lifestyle with education and a managed plan is the top goal to provide quality care.”
The Davis Regional Wound Healing Center is a member of the Healogics network of over 600 Wound Care Centers® and offers highly specialized wound care to patients suffering from diabetic foot ulcers, pressure ulcers, infections and other chronic wounds which have not healed in a reasonable amount of time.
Advanced wound care modalities provided by our wound care experts 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.
Melinda Turner, Clinical Nurse Manager for the wound care center said, "I am proud to be a part of this hardworking team and create a positive difference for wound care in the Iredell County and surrounding communities."
This team exemplifies hard work, diligence and excellent bedside manner in order to provide quality patient care and we are honored to receive the Healogics Center of Distinction award again for 2020." said Jason Faulkner Wound Care Director.
For more information on the Wound Healing Center, call 704-838-7461. Same day appointments are often available and patients can self-refer.
About Davis Regional Medical Center:
Founded in 1920, Davis Regional is a 130-bed, full-service hospital serving Statesville and the surrounding counties. Located at I-40, Exit 154 in Statesville, NC, Davis Regional offers a wide range of health care services, with more than 300 physicians on staff in a variety of specialty areas. In addition, Davis Regional has been a Joint Commission Top Performing Hospital for the past five consecutive years. Only 1,043 – or approximately one-third – of eligible US hospitals achieved this distinction. Davis Regional is one of just 117 hospitals to have earned this accomplishment for five consecutive years. Learn more at www.DavisRegional.com
About Healogics, Wound Care Center:
Headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla., Healogics is the nation’s wound healing expert. Last year over 300,000 patients received advanced wound care through a network of over 600 Wound Care Centers. Healogics also partners with over 300 skilled nursing facilities to care for patients with chronic wounds and provides inpatient consults at more than 60 partner hospitals. As the industry leader, Healogics has the largest repository of chronic wound-specific patient data in the country. The Healogics Wound Science Initiative offers peer-reviewed research and advanced analytics in the pursuit of not only better outcomes, but a better way to provide care.