OMC Wound Care Services recognized with national award for clinical excellence
Achieved outstanding clinical outcomes for twelve consecutive months
Ozarks Medical Center physicians, leaders and clinicians gathered recently
to celebrate the
Center of Distinction Award, which was given to Ozarks Medical Center (OMC) Wound Care Services by
Healogics, Inc., the nation’s largest provider of advanced wound
care services. OMC Wound Care Services achieved outstanding clinical outcomes
for twelve consecutive months, including patient satisfaction higher than
92 percent, a minimum wound healing rate of at least 91 percent within
30 median days to heal, and other quality outcomes. There were 506 centers
eligible for the Center of Distinction award and only 172 achieved the honor.
“We are extremely proud of OMC’s Wound Care Services for earning
this distinction. The physicians, nurses and staff should be congratulated
for a job well done,” said Tom Keller, President and CEO of OMC.
“This is an example of the exceptional compassionate care that is
our mission at OMC.”
Wound Care Services is a member of the Healogics Network of more than 635
centers, and provides access to benchmarking data and proven experience
treating more than two million chronic wounds. Ozarks Medical Center Wound
Care Services 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 hyperbaric oxygen therapy, negative pressure wound therapy, bio-engineered
skin substitutes, biological and biosynthetic dressings and growth factor
“This is a great accomplishment by a superb team. I am very proud
of our team and their dedication to excellence,” remarked Randi
Russell, RN and Program Director of Wound Care Services.
Ozarks Medical Center Wound Care Services opened in 2012 and has had great
success in wound healing. They are located at 1665 Gibson Ave., and can
be reached at 417-257-5946.