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April 2019 - Volume 15 - Issue 10

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WELLINGTON REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER EARNS PRESIDENT'S CIRCLE AWARD FOR WOUND CARE - WRMC One of only 29 programs recognized across the country

April 11- The Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine at Wellington Regional Medical Center is one of only 29 of the 413 eligible centers to recently be awarded the prestigious President’s Circle award in recognition for outstanding performance in the areas of patient satisfaction and wound care.  The hospital was awarded the honor by Healogics. 
 
To earn the distinction, Wellington Regional Medical Center’s Wound Care Center achieved patient satisfaction rates higher than 92% and a healing rate of at least 91% in less than 30 median days to heal, for a minimum of two consecutive years.
 
“We have known for some time that the Wellington Regional’s elite wound care program ranks among the best in the nation,” said The Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine at Wellington Regional Medical Center co-medical director, Arthur Hansen, MD.  “This designation is an indication of the medical team’s commitment to providing the best possible wound care services in the country.”
 
“The Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine program at Wellington Regional Medical Center continues to provide cutting-edge treatment therapies for our patients,” said The Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine at Wellington Regional Medical Center co-medical director, Kathleen Minnick, MD.  “It is an honor for our team to be nationally recognized by Healogics for our quality and patients who choose our program for their care can be confident that they have access to the most current treatment protocols and therapies.”
The award is named for Dr. Robert A. Warriner III, a pioneer in wound care and the former Chief Medical Officer for Healogics.
 
 
About Wellington Regional Medical Center
Wellington Regional Medical Center is a 233-bed acute care hospital accredited by The Joint Commission. Celebrating more than 30 years of treating residents in Wellington and the surrounding community, the hospital offers a wide range of services, including comprehensive stroke care, comprehensive lung program, minimally invasive services, cardiac services, a birthing center and level III NICU, comprehensive women’s center, hepatobiliary surgical procedures, intraoperative radiation therapy, interventional procedures and a wellness and weight loss center. To learn more about the hospital, please visit www.wellingtonregional.com.
 
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