ETMC Wound Healing Center recognized with national award for clinical excellence

May 12, 2017

The ETMC Wound Healing Center received a “Center of Distinction Award” from Healogics, Inc., a provider of advanced wound care services, for achieving outstanding clinical outcomes for 12 consecutive months.

Out of 630 eligible centers, only 334 achieved this honor. Centers recognized had a 92 percent patient satisfaction rate, and a minimum 91 percent wound healing rate within 30 median days.

“We are proud to once again earn the center of distinction award which signifies our commitment to the highest quality of care and service for our patients,” said Dr. Evans Smith, medical director of the wound healing center.

The ETMC Wound Healing Center 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. Advanced treatments include negative pressure wound therapy, bioengineered skin substitutes, hyperbaric oxygen therapy, biological and biosynthetic dressings and growth factor therapies.