Bloomington, IL,
20
April
2018
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11:03 PM
America/Chicago

OSF Wound Care Clinic Receives National Award for Clinical Excellence

The OSF Wound Care Clinic at OSF HealthCare St. Joseph Medical Center in Bloomington, IL has been awarded the President’s Circle Award by Healogics in recognition of a Center of Distinction with outstanding performance. Healogics is the nation's largest provider of advanced wound care services.

The OSF Wound Care Clinic achieved outstanding clinical outcomes for twelve consecutive months, including patient satisfaction higher than 92 percent, and a wound healing rate of 93 percent within 28 median days to heal. There were 635 Centers eligible for the Center of Distinction award, but only 16 achieved this honor.

“This award shows our commitment to our patients and to the quality of care we provide,” said Heather Hawkins, OSF Wound Care Clinic Program Director. “Our role is not only to provide the best care to our patients, but to build a connection with our patients and encourage the healing process.”

OSF Wound Care Clinic is a member of the Healogics network of nearly 700 Wound Care Centers® and provides access to benchmarking data and proven experience treating approximately 2.5 million chronic wounds. OSF Wound Care Clinic 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.

”Our goal is to deliver the individualized care needed to achieve complete healing of complex wounds,” said Marc Leonard, DPM, medical director of OSF Wound Care Clinic. “The entire team is incredibly dedicated to providing compassionate and patient-centered care to improve the patients’ quality of life, while consistently achieving quality outcomes.”

Learn more about the OSF Wound Care Clinic.

About OSF HealthCare: OSF HealthCare is an integrated health system owned and operated by The Sisters of the Third Order of St. Francis, headquartered in Peoria, Illinois. OSF HealthCare employs nearly 19,000 Mission Partners in 115 locations, including 11 hospitals - 7 acute care, 4 critical access - and two colleges of nursing throughout Illinois and Michigan. Its physician network employs nearly 1,200 primary care, specialist physicians, and advanced practice providers. OSF HealthCare operates an extensive network of home health services; owns OSF Saint Francis, Inc., composed of health care-related businesses; and OSF HealthCare Foundation, the philanthropic arm for the organization. OSF Innovation, ranked among the top 10 innovation centers in the country, is located in Jump Trading Simulation & Education Center. More at www.osfhealthcare.org.

About Healogics: Headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla., Healogics and its affiliated companies manage a network of 700 outpatient Wound Care Centers® across the United States and multiple locations in the United Kingdom. Healogics currently has more than 3,000 employees, including nearly 300 employed providers (Healogics Specialty Providers). In addition to the company’s network of outpatient Wound Care Centers, Healogics providers partner with over 400 skilled nursing facilities to care for patients with chronic wounds. More than 300,000 patients were treated by Healogics providers in 2017. For additional information, please visit Healogics.