BMH Center for Wound Healing Recognized with National Award for Clinical Excellence
Brattleboro Memorial Hospital Center for Wound Healing was recently awarded a Center of Distinction Award, by Healogics, Inc., the nation's largest provider of advanced wound care services.
June 16, 2014 (Newswire.com) - Brattleboro Memorial Hospital Center for Wound Healing was recently awarded a Center of Distinction Award, by Healogics, Inc., the nation's largest provider of advanced wound care services. The Center achieved outstanding clinical outcomes for twelve consecutive months, including patient satisfaction scores over 92%, a minimum 91% wound healing rate within 30 median days to heal, and other quality outcomes. Of the 511 centers eligible for the Center of Distinction award, only 157 achieved the honor.
The Center is a member of the Healogics Network of over 550 centers, which provides access to benchmarking data and proven experience in treating over two million chronic wounds. With BMH Center for Wound Healing being Vermont's one and only comprehensive wound center we 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 included hyperbaric oxygen therapy, negative pressure wound therapy, bio-engineered skin substitutes, biological and biosynthetic dressings and growth factor therapies.
About Healogics, Inc.
Headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla., Healogics is the nation's largest provider of advanced wound care services. Healogics and its affiliated companies manage more than 550 Wound Care Centers® in the nation and see nearly 200,000 patients per year through a connected network of centers, partner hospitals, academic medical centers, patients and families. Leveraging its scale and experience, Healogics utilizes an evidence-based systematic approach to chronic wound healing in treating an underserved and growing patient population.
BMH has provided healthcare services for more than one hundred years. A licensed, 61-bed, not-for-profit community hospital located in southeastern Vermont, it serves a rural population of about 55,000 people in 22 towns in Vermont, New Hampshire and Massachusetts. The medical staff includes 137 board-certified physicians, both primary care and many specialists, and its 572 employees enjoy the help of over 110 active volunteers.
For more information on the BMH Center for Wound Healing, contact BMH at 802-275-3674 or visit the hospital online at www.bmhvt.org.
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