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Wound Care Center & Hyperbaric Medicine Recognized with National Award for Clinical Excellence

The Dr. Willis P. McKee, Jr. Wound Care Center & Hyperbaric Medicine at Frankfort Regional Medical Center has been recognized with a national award for clinical excellence.

Leaders, physicians and clinicians from Frankfort Regional Medical Center gathered to celebrate the Center of Distinction award, which was given to the Wound Care Center by Healogics, the nation’s leading and largest wound care management company.

The Dr. Willis P. McKee, Jr. Wound Care Center & Hyperbaric Medicine 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 award reflects a high level of clinical and operational excellence that we, as an organization, strive to achieve,” said Chip Peal, CEO of Frankfort Regional Medical Center. “We are thrilled to be recognized as a Center of Distinction, and proud to offer wound care treatment to our community.”

The Dr. Willis P. McKee, Jr. Wound Care Center & Hyperbaric Medicine 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. The Dr. Willis P. McKee, Jr. Wound Care Center & Hyperbaric Medicine at Frankfort Regional Medical 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. 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.

For more information about wound care treatment, visit http://frankfortregional.com/service/wound-care.

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