The Advanced Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine Center at Raleigh General Hospital Recognized with National Award for Excellence in Wound Healing
June 1, 2023
Beckley, W.Va. (June 1, 2023) – Physicians, leaders and clinicians at Raleigh General Hospital gathered today to celebrate the Robert A. Warriner III, M.D., Clinical Excellence Award, which was given to The Advanced Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine Center at Raleigh General Hospital. This Center has scored in the top 10 percent of eligible Healogics® Wound Care Centers® on the Clinical Excellence measure, which is the Comprehensive Healing Rate weighted by wound mix. The Center was awarded this prestigious honor by Healogics, the nation's largest provider of advanced wound care services. This award is named for Dr. Robert A. Warriner III, a pioneer in wound care and the former Chief Medical Officer for Healogics.
“We are so proud of the work being done at the wound care center, they are committed to providing high quality care and ensuring the safety of all patients,” said Rhonda Mann, Chief Operating Officer of Raleigh General Hospital. “Our team has worked closely with Healogics to further strengthen our work to improve care and enhance the patient experience for those we serve.”
The Advanced Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine Center at Raleigh General Hospital is a member of the Healogics network of over 600 Wound Care Centers® and offers highly specialized wound care to patients suffering from diabetic foot ulcers, pressure ulcers, infections and other chronic wounds which have not healed in a reasonable amount of time.
Advanced wound care modalities provided by our wound care experts include negative pressure wound therapy, total contact casting, 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.
“I want to offer my sincerest gratitude to my team for their work and commitment. Said Carolyn Fields, Program Director at The Advanced Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine Center at Raleigh General Hospital. “This award is a huge honor, our relentless effort and dedication helped us reach our goals as a team. I want to thank every person that is involved with this, at the end of the day it’s about taking care of our patients.”