Advanced Wound Care Recognized with National Award for Clinical Excellence

February 27, 2017

Advanced Wound Care AT Southern Tennessee Regional Health System Winchester has been recognized with a national award for clinical excellence. Leaders, physicians and clinicians from STRHS Winchester celebrate the Center of Distinction award, which was given to Advance Wound Care by Healogics, the nation’s leading and largest wound care management company.

Advance Wound Care 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.

”This is a tremendous honor for Advanced Wound Care and our hospital,” said STRHS Winchester CEO, Rob Followell.  “The group’s dedication to quality care and patient satisfaction is sincere and it has been proven by this award. I commend each one of the team members for their contribution and I appreciate the trust, confidence, and support the community has shown the program.”

The Wound Care 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. Advance Wound Care 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. 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.

“I am blessed with an awesome TEAM that goes above and beyond every day,” said Alisha McInturff, program director for Advanced Wound Care.  “I am proud to lead a group of individuals that have the patients and their needs first on a daily basis. I don’t think I have ever had the opportunity to be a part of something this amazing!”

Advanced Wound Care is located at 155 Hospital Road, Suite J in Winchester.  For additional information call, 931-967-8190.