Wound Healing Center Receives Two National Awards

Wound Healing Center at Weeks Medical Center Recognized with Two National Awards for Excellence and Quality in Wound Care

Wound Healing Center at Weeks Wins Two National Awards
Physicians and clinicians from the Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine Center at Weeks Medical Center gathered to celebrate receiving two national awards for excellence in wound care. Pictured left to right: Dr. Hal Goolman, Christina Patten, Amy Wilson, Erin Amadon, Anna Lingelbach-Lorenz, Sierra Whipple, Laurie Steward, Briana Davis, and Dr. Anna Ruelle.

Lancaster, NH – The Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine Center at Weeks Medical Center was recently presented with the Robert A. Warriner III, MD, Center of Excellence Award and the Center of Distinction Award for excellence in wound care services. The Wound Healing Center achieved a patient satisfaction rate 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 Wound Healing Center also achieved overall outstanding clinical outcomes for 12 consecutive months. Both of these prestigious honors were presented by Healogics, the nation’s leading and largest wound care management company.

“Wound care requires specialized treatments based on the specific needs of each patient, and our staff of wound professionals is dedicated to providing the highest quality treatments,” say Mike Lee, president of Weeks Medical Center. “We are pleased that our team of providers, nurses, and staff has been recognized by Healogics for their quality care.”

The Wound Healing Center at Weeks Medical Center is a comprehensive treatment center providing state-of-the-art care for chronic wounds. It is the only comprehensive wound treatment center in the North Country. The wound center provides clinically proven advanced treatment options for patients suffering from diabetic ulcers, pressure ulcers, infections, and other chronic wounds that have not healed in a reasonable amount of time. Leading edge treatments at the center include negative pressure wound therapy, total contact casting, bioengineered tissues, biosynthetic dressings, and growth factor therapies. The Wound Healing Center also offers hyperbaric oxygen therapy, which works by surrounding the patient with 100 percent oxygen to help progress the healing of the wound. Our clinicians are trained by nationally recognized wound care experts. This training supplemented with continuing education related to the latest advancements in wound care allows them to stay at the forefront of wound healing solutions.

For more information about the Wound Healing Center at Weeks Medical Center, please call 603-788-5625.