Wound Care Center Nationally Recognized For Clinical Excellence

Published: March 27, 2017

Stamford Health’s Wound Care, Ostomy and Hyperbaric Center received the Robert A. Warriner III Center of Excellence award for meeting the highest level of quality standards set by Healogics, Inc., the nation’s largest provider of advanced wound care services. This is the fourth consecutive year the Center earned this distinction as well as the first time it has been named to Healogics’s President’s Circle – an honor reserved for the top four percent of Healogics centers that demonstrate outstanding performance.

“The Center’s goal is to work with our patients to enhance their quality of life, and that’s what we focus on when we treat their wounds,” said Joey C. Papa, MD, Medical Director of the Wound Care, Hyperbaric and Ostomy Center at Stamford Health. “On behalf of our physicians, nurses and staff, we are extremely honored to receive this award and be named to the President’s Circle. I am proud to work with a team so dedicated to consistently providing compassionate and patient-centered care while meeting demanding quality outcomes.”

To reach this accomplishment, the Center achieved outstanding clinical outcomes for 12 consecutive months, including patient satisfaction rates higher than 92 percent and a healing rate of at least 91 percent in less than 31 median days, among other quality standards for a minimum of two years. Out of nearly 334 wound care centers across the country eligible, 169 were honored with this award for clinical excellence.

Stamford Health’s Wound Care, Hyperbaric and Ostomy Center is a member of the Healogics Network of nearly 800 centers, and provides access to benchmarking data and proven experience treating more than two million chronic wounds. The Center offer specialized treatment to patients suffering from diabetic ulcers, pressure ulcers, infections or other wounds caused by injury, disease, a surgical incision, poor blood supply to a body area, poor nutrition or other factors, which have not healed within a reasonable amount of time. Patients receive an evaluation and diagnostic assessment of their wound, and advanced treatments options including hyperbaric oxygen therapy, negative pressure wound therapy, bio-engineered skin grafts/substitutes, biological and biosynthetic dressings and growth factor therapies. The outpatient wound treatment provided by the Center has helped 90 percent of patients heal completely in less than two months, and has saved limbs that might otherwise have required future amputation.

Learn more about Stamford Health’s Wound Care, Hyperbaric and Ostomy Center.

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