HaysMed Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Center Recognized with National Award for Clinical Excellence
Back L to R: Dr. Zurab Tsereteli, Medical Director; Todd Walburn, RN; Michelle Weigel, CHT; Jennifer Bethel, LPN
Front L to R: Faye Miller, RN; Leslie Engel, RN; Christina Hughes, Program Director; Angie Schoenberger, Front Office Coordinator
(Hays, KS) April 5, 2016 – HaysMed Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Center physicians, leaders and clinicians recently celebrated the Center of Distinction Award, which was given them 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 higher than 92 percent, and a minimum wound healing rate of at least 91 percent within 30 median days to heal. There were 512 Centers eligible for the Center of Distinction award, but only 221 achieved the honor.
“It is an honor to receive these awards,” said Terry Siek, RN, Vice President of Patient Care and Chief Nursing Officer at HaysMed. “The award exemplifies our ongoing commitment to provide outstanding wound care services to our patients here and in Western Kansas.”
The HaysMed Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Center is a member of the Healogics network of nearly 800 Centers, and provides access to benchmarking data and proven experience treating approximately 2.5 million chronic wounds. They 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. Advanced treatments include negative pressure wound therapy, bio-engineered skin substitutes, hyperbaric oxygen therapy, biological and biosynthetic dressings and growth factor therapies.
For more information on wound care services please call 785-623-5602 or visit haysmed.com/woundcenter.