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July
2018
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08:45 PM
America/Chicago

OSF HealthCare Saint Anthony Medical Center Honored with National Award in Wound Healing

The OSF Saint Anthony Wound Healing Center, in Rockford, IL has received the Robert A. Warriner III, M.D., Center of Excellence award.

The Center has achieved patient satisfaction rates higher than 92 percent and a healing rate of at least 91 percent in less than 30 median days to heal, for a minimum of two consecutive years. The Center was awarded this honor by Healogics, the nation’s largest provider of advanced wound care services. Out of 340 eligible Centers, 268 were honored with this award. The award is named for Dr. Robert A. Warriner III, a pioneer in wound care.

“We are honored to receive this tremendous recognition,” said Dr. Leslie Edgcomb, medical director of the OSF Saint Anthony Wound Healing Center. “This honor goes to our entire team who provide the greatest care and love for our patients.”

The OSF Saint Anthony Wound Healing Center is a member of the Healogics network of nearly 700 Wound Care Centers, with access to benchmarking data and proven experience treating approximately 2.5 million chronic wounds. OSF Saint Anthony Wound Healing Center 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, and growth factor therapies.

To raise awareness of wound care, The Center will participate in the fifth annual Wound Care Awareness Week, June 4-8. People with wounds that have not improved with traditional methods of treatment may benefit from a visit to OSF HealthCare Saint Anthony Medical Center Wound Healing Center. To schedule an appointment, please call 815-484-7330.