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News Room: Wound Care Centers Recognized for Excellence in Wound Healing

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Ft. Thomas, KY—St. Elizabeth Wound Care Centers in Ft. Thomas and Covington have received the Center of Distinction Award from Healogics, Inc., the nation’s largest provider of advanced wound care services. Both centers have achieved outstanding patient outcomes for 12 consecutive months, including patient satisfaction over 92% and a 91% wound healing rate within 30 median days to heal, among other quality outcomes. In addition to the Center of Distinction Award, Ft. Thomas received the Robert A. Warriner III, M.D. Center of Excellence Award.

The St. Elizabeth Wound Care Centers are members of the Healogics Network of more than 500 centers, which provides access to benchmarking data and proven experience treating more than two million chronic wounds. At St. Elizabeth, more than 1,200 patients in the community were provided specialized treatment for chronic and non-healing wounds.

“Our Wound Care Centers heal chronic wounds of patients who might otherwise experience an amputation or other life-threatening conditions,” says Tim Cavanaugh, Director of Wound Care. “It’s a privilege to be part of a great collaborative effort between the hospital, physicians, and Healogics. Together, we are able to heal patients in our community, getting them get back to living happy, healthy lives.”

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