Wound Care Center Awarded for Outstanding Care
August 16, 2011
Largo, FL - If a person has a wound that isn't healing, The Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine at Largo Medical Center is the place to receive attentive, high quality care, quickly, at a facility where patients consistently experience some of the best outcomes in the area.
"For performing at high standards, the staff of our Wound Care Center has received the Robert A. Warriner, III, MD, Center of Excellence Award," says Jennifer Beale, RN, Director of the Wound Care Center with Hyperbaric Medicine. "The award is distributed to those facilities that demonstrate a minimum of a 97% healing rate in a 23 day or less time span, with a 92% patient satisfaction rate for 2 consecutive years."
"While offering this type of quality care to patients, we continue to be able to meet the increasing need for specialized wound care in our community," says Richard H. Satcher, Chief Executive Officer of Largo Medical Center.
Wounds treated at Largo Medical Center include: Diabetic, arterial, pressure ulcers, venous insufficiency, traumatic wounds, compromised skin flaps and grafts, wounds caused by radiation tissue damage.
To learn more about the Center for Wound Care Center and Hyperbaric Medicine at Largo Medical Center and to do an interview with the director, a physician or a patient, please call 727-348-1896.
About Largo Medical Center
Largo Medical Center is a 422 bed hospital serving the community from two campuses. Largo Medical Center provides breast healthcare at the Florida Breast Institute, knee care at the Florida Knee and Orthopedic Pavilion, spine, neck and neurological care at the Florida Spine & Neuro Center, heart care at the Tampa Bay Heart Institute, behavioral healthcare, inpatient rehabilitation, wound care, sleep disorders care, imaging & diagnostic services and emergency care. Largo Medical Center’s Graduate Medical Education program is the West Coast Academic Center for NOVA Southeastern University and is the 3rd largest program of its kind in the Southern United States.
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