NMC Wound Care Center Recognized With National Award For Outstanding Clinical OutcomesJun 4, 2018
Nacogdoches, Texas, June 4, 2018 – NMC Health Network physicians, leaders and clinicians are gathering this week to celebrate the Center of Distinction Award, which has been awarded to NMC Wound Care Center by Healogics, Inc., the nation’s largest provider of advanced wound care services. NMC Wound Care Center achieved outstanding clinical outcomes for twelve consecutive months, including patient satisfaction of 93 percent, a wound healing rate of 97 percent within 30 median days to heal, and other quality outcomes. There were 506 centers eligible for the Center of Distinction award, only 172 achieved the honor.
“We pride ourselves on quickly getting our patients back on their feet, and living life to the fullest,” said Brandon Jones, Director of NMC Wound Care Center. “The sooner the patient comes to us for treatment, the faster we can start to make an improvement in their lives.”
“Receiving the National Award for Clinical Excellence places NMC Wound Care Center amongst the top wound care facilities nationwide,” stated Philip Koovakada, CEO of NMC Health Network. “We are lucky to have a skilled Wound-Care physician in Dr. Kathleen Querry and incredible staff who are compassionate and knowledgeable about wound treatment right here in Nacogdoches.”
NMC Wound Care Center 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. Some of the leading-edge treatments offered at NMC Wound Care Center include negative pressure wound therapy, debridement, application of cellular-based tissue or skin substitutes to the wound, offloading or total contact casts and hyperbaric oxygen therapy.
“This award is a great honor and a testament to our dedication to provide high quality care to the community we serve,” said Jones. “We are proud of our accomplishments and are committed to remain on the cutting edge of advanced wound care treatment in order to meet the needs of the residents of Deep East Texas.”
Community members are invited to attend an Open House in celebration of the Center of Distinction Honor at NMC Wound Care Center on Friday, June 8th from 1 to 3 pm.