Sutter Delta’s Advance Wound Care Center Recognized Again for Excellence in Wound Healing

Posted on Apr 16, 2013

Staff from the medical center’s Advanced Wound Care Hyperbaric Medicine Center celebrated another year of national recognition for delivering high quality care in wound care treatments. wound care staff take a group picture

The medical center’s wound care center earned the Robert A. Warriner III, M.D., [i], Center of Excellence Award for achieving a yearly wound healing rate of 94 percent and a 95 percent patient satisfaction rate.

For the second consecutive year, the wound care center also received the Center of Distinction Award for delivering high-quality treatment with a wound healing rate of 91 percent within 30 days or less.

The awards were given by Healogics Inc., the nation’s largest provider of advanced wound care services. The medical center’s wound care center is also a member of the Healogics Network, which has more than 500 wound care centers nationwide. picture of sign that reads: Healogics: The Power to Heal Center of Distinction 2011 & 2012

“Healogics brings our hospital’s wound care center enormous resources and expertise,” says Julie Peterson, chief financial officer of Sutter Delta Medical Center, “which enables us to meet the increasing need for specialized wound care in East Contra Costa County. We are honored to be recognized for the high quality and compassionate care we deliver to our patients every day.”

Since opening in 2010, the medical center’s advanced wound care center has provided specialized treatment, often preventing amputations and helping patients return to active lives for more than 200 patients in the East Contra Costa County area.

doctor and president of healogics hold plaque and smile for camera “This is a collaborative effort between the medical center and Healogics,” says Dr. Ray Rassai, medical director of the wound care center. “Together, we are able to heal patients in our community, getting them get back to living happy, healthy lives.”

Click here to learn more about Sutter Delta’s Advanced Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine Center.

 


[i]Dr. Robert A. Warriner, III, is a pioneer in wound care and the former chief medical officer for Healogics.

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