Parrish Wound Healing Centers Receive National Awards for Excellence in Wound Care
TITUSVILLE, PORT ST. JOHN, FLA. (February 23, 2017)—Parrish Wound Healing Centers in Titusville and Port St. John have been recognized with national awards for continued clinical excellence in wound healing by Healogics, Inc., the nation’s largest provider of advanced wound care services. Both centers were recognized as Centers of Distinction, and the Port St. John center was also named a Center of Excellence.
To be named a Center of Distinction, Parrish Wound Healing Centers achieved outstanding clinical outcomes for 12 consecutive months, including patient satisfaction higher than 92 percent, and a wound-healing rate of at least 91 percent in less than 31 median days. Out of 630 centers eligible for the Center of Distinction award, 334 achieved this honor in 2017.
Parrish Wound Healing Center in Port St. John also received the Robert A. Warriner III Center of Excellence award. The Center of Excellence award is given to Wound Care Centers® in the Healogics network that have met the highest level of quality standards for a minimum of two consecutive years.
The award is named for Dr. Warriner, a pioneer in wound care and the former Chief Medical Officer for Healogics. Across the country, 334 centers were eligible and 169 centers were honored with this award in 2017.
Parrish Wound Healing Center is a member of the Healogics network of nearly 800 centers, with access to benchmarking data and proven experience treating approximately 2.5 million chronic wounds. The Wound Healing Center offers highly specialized wound care to patients suffering from diabetic ulcers, pressure ulcers, infections and other chronic wounds that have not healed in a reasonable amount of time. Some of the leading-edge treatments offered at the 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.
Parrish Wound Healing Centers
Parrish Wound Healing Centers have been serving the residents of North Brevard since 2003. Parrish Wound Healing Centers are located at 951 N. Washington Ave., Titusville, Fla., and 5005 Port St. John Parkway. Parrish Wound Healing is also a member of the nation’s first Joint Commission Integrated Care Certified Parrish Healthcare system located on Florida’s Space Coast. A national leader for safe patient care, Parrish Healthcare includes a network of hospitals, physician groups, health insurers, Mayo Clinic, Nemours and other affiliate health care providers For more information, visit www.parrishealthcare.com.
About Healogics, Inc.
Headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla., Healogics, Inc. is the nation’s largest provider of advanced wound care services. Healogics and its affiliated companies manage nearly 800 Wound Care Centers® in the nation and saw over 300,000 new patients in 2016 through a connected network of partner hospitals and Wound Care Centers, academic medical centers, and other post-acute sites. Healogics utilizes an evidence-based systematic approach to chronic wound healing to treat an underserved and growing patient population. A fund managed by Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, a private investment firm, is the majority shareholder of Healogics. For more information, please visit www.healogics.com.