Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine at Nazareth Hospital Recognized with National Award for Excellence in Wound Healing

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July 08, 2019
Northeast Philadelphia – (July 8, 2019)Nazareth Hospital physicians, leaders and clinicians are excited to receive the Robert A. Warriner III, M.D., Center of Excellence award, which was given to its Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine. This Center has achieved patient satisfaction rates higher than 92 percent and a healing rate of at least 91 percent in less than 30 median days to heal, for a minimum of two consecutive years. The Center was awarded this prestigious honor by Healogics, the nation's largest provider of advanced wound care services. Out of 413 eligible Centers, 342 were honored with this award. The award is named for Dr. Robert A. Warriner III, a pioneer in wound care and the former chief medical officer for Healogics.
            "We are honored to receive an award of this caliber. It speaks to the consistent hard
work, dedication and commitment to quality care our patients rely on at our center," explains Renata Milman, DPM, panel physician for the Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine at Nazareth Hospital.
The Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine at Nazareth Hospital is a member of the Healogics network of nearly 700 Wound Care Centers®, with access to benchmarking data and proven experience treating approximately 2.5 million chronic wounds.
            The Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine at Nazareth Hospital 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. Leading edge treatments at the Center include negative pressure wound therapy, 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.
            For more information about the Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine at Nazareth Hospital, visit www.mercyhealth.org/services/wound-hyperbarics.

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About Nazareth Hospital
Founded in 1940, Nazareth Hospital is guided by its Catholic-health core values of reverence, stewardship, integrity, justice and commitment to the underserved. Located in Northeast Philadelphia, and with 205 licensed beds and 28 skilled nursing beds, Nazareth Hospital is a community teaching hospital and provides a full array of healthcare services, including emergency care, surgery, vascular services, wound care services, cardiac care, orthopedic and rehabilitation services, and cancer care. Nazareth Hospital is a nationally certified Primary Stroke Center and Chest Pain Center and has earned national accreditations for heart failure care and PCI. Trinity Health Mid-Atlantic is a Regional Health System that includes Mercy Catholic Medical Center – Mercy Fitzgerald Campus in Darby, Pa.; Mercy Catholic Medical Center – Mercy Philadelphia Campus in West Philadelphia; Nazareth Hospital in Northeast Philadelphia; Saint Francis Healthcare in Wilmington, Del.; St. Mary Medical Center in Langhorne, Pa. and home health and LIFE programs. Trinity Health Mid-Atlantic is a member of Trinity Health, one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation.
 
About Trinity Health Mid-Atlantic
Trinity Health Mid-Atlantic is a Regional Health System that includes Mercy Catholic Medical Center – Mercy Fitzgerald Campus in Darby, Pa.; Mercy Catholic Medical Center – Mercy Philadelphia Campus in West Philadelphia; Nazareth Hospital in Northeast Philadelphia; Saint Francis Healthcare in Wilmington, Del.; St. Mary Medical Center in Langhorne, Pa., and home health and LIFE programs throughout the region. These entities include hospitals, associated clinics, medical offices, specialized facilities, affiliated institutions and foundations serving together in the spirit of the Gospel as a compassionate and transforming healing presence within their communities. Trinity Health Mid-Atlantic is a member of Trinity Health.
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