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Southeastern Wound Healing Center recognized for clinical excellence

Southeastern Wound Healing Center (SWHC) was recently honored with the Center of Distinction Award, which was given by Healogics, the nation’s largest provider of advanced wound care services. The Center achieved outstanding clinical outcomes for 12 consecutive months, including patient satisfaction higher than 92 percent, and a minimum wound healing rate of at least 91 percent within 30 median days to heal. There were 512 Centers eligible for the Center of Distinction award, but only 221 achieved the honor and, in North Carolina, SWHC was one of only 12 centers recognized. SWHC has been recognized with this award four out of the past five years.

“I am very grateful to be working with such outstanding staff here at the wound center,” said SWHC Medical Director Dr. Karl Moo Young. “Our clinical outcomes are a reflection of their passion and dedication to healing patients.”

SWHC is an affiliate of Southeastern Health and a member of the Healogics network which includes nearly 800 centers and provides access to benchmarking data and proven experience treating approximately 2.5 million chronic wounds.

SWHC offers highly specialized wound care to patients suffering from diabetic ulcers, pressure ulcers, infections and other chronic wounds which have not healed in a reasonable amount of time. Advanced treatments include negative pressure wound therapy, bio-engineered skin substitutes, hyperbaric oxygen therapy, biological and biosynthetic dressings and growth factor therapies.

SWHC is located at 103 W. 27th Street in Lumberton. No referral is necessary. For more information, logon to www.southeasternhealth.org/woundhealing. To schedule an appointment, call (910) 738-3836.

The staff of SWHC recently celebrated being named one of 12 North Carolina Centers of Distinction by Healogics.

 


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