Healogics: Atrium Medical Center Wound Care Center and Hyperbaric Services Named Center of the Year
May 28, 2021
Healogics: Atrium Medical Center Wound Care Center and Hyperbaric Services Named Center of the YearMIDDLETOWN, Ohio (May 28, 2021) – The Wound Care Center and Hyperbaric Services at Atrium Medical Center received the distinguished Center of the Year award from Healogics®. More than 600 Wound Care Centers had the opportunity to qualify for the award, and only one center received this honor. In order to qualify for Center of the Year, stringent quality measures must be met, such as high healing outcomes, low days to heal, and excellent patient satisfaction rates.
“The Wound Center at Atrium provides specialized treatment, often preventing amputations and helping patients return to active lives,” said Daniel Butler, MD, medical director of the Wound Care Center at Atrium. “The center has consistently received national recognition for its clinical excellence provided in the Greater Cincinnati area.”
Additionally, the Wound Care Center at Atrium received the Robert A. Warriner III, MD, Clinical Excellence Award from Healogics®. As a Center of Excellence, Atrium’s wound center 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, according to Healogics.
“Atrium and the Wound Care Center take great pride in providing innovative services to our patients,” said Keith Bricking, MD, president of Atrium. “Atrium Medical Center offers a wide range of nationally recognized services at a convenient location close to home for Butler and Warren County residents.”
The Wound Care Center at Atrium also received Healogics’ Robert A. Warriner III, MD, Clinical Excellence Award in 2019. Additionally, the center received the Distinguished Center of the Year Award from Healogics in 2018. In 2017, Atrium’s Wound Care Center was named the nationwide top-performing Center of the Year.
Atrium’s Wound Care Center is a member of the Healogics network of more than 600 Wound Care Centers and provides access to benchmarking data and proven experience treating approximately 2.5 million chronic wounds. Atrium’s Wound Care 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. Leading-edge treatments at the center include negative pressure wound therapy, total contact casting, bio-engineered tissues, biosynthetic dressings and growth factor therapies. Atrium’s Wound Care Center also offers hyperbaric oxygen therapy, which works by surrounding the patient with 100 percent oxygen to help promote the healing of the wound.
“This recognition from Healogics exemplifies the services offered at Atrium’s Wound Care Center,” said Rhonda Seidenschmidt, MBA, R.T. (R)(M), vice president of operations of Atrium. “These results could not be achieved without teamwork involving the support of the hospital, affiliated physicians, and especially the wound center’s nursing staff.”
For more information on Atrium’s Wound Care Center, please call (513) 974-5700 or visit www.PremierHealth.com/services/burn-and-wound-center.
Site manager, PR, Atrium Medical Center
About Atrium Medical Center
Atrium Medical Center (www.atriummedcenter.org) is a full-service hospital and Level III Trauma Center located conveniently along the Interstate 75 corridor at exit 32, One Medical Center Drive in Middletown, between Cincinnati and Dayton. The hospital was named among America’s 100 Best Hospitals by Healthgrades. Atrium employs more than 1,500 people in full-time, part-time and on-call positions. It is operated by Dayton-based nonprofit Premier Health.
About Premier Health
Based in Dayton, Ohio, Premier Health (www.premierhealth.com) has a mission to improve the health of the communities it serves. The health system has five hospital locations: Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton with additional inpatient sites at Miami Valley Hospital South in Centerville and Miami Valley Hospital North in Englewood; Atrium Medical Center in Middletown; and Upper Valley Medical Center in Miami County. In addition, the health system offers a wide range of care choices, including virtual care; e-visits; a telestroke network and other telehealth options; an urgent care network; free-standing emergency departments; a large primary and specialty care network; and home health services. Premier Health is the second largest employer in the region and the largest health care system in Southwest Ohio.
Headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla., Healogics (www.healogics.com) is the nation’s wound healing expert. Last year more than 350,000 patients received advanced wound care through a nationwide network of over 600 Wound Care Centers. The Healogics team is made up of almost 3,000 employees, 4,000 affiliated physicians, and a Healogics Specialty Physician practice group of nearly 300. In addition to the company’s network of outpatient Centers, Healogics partners with more than 300 skilled nursing facilities to care for patients with chronic wounds, and provides inpatient consults at more than 80 partner hospitals. As the industry leader, Healogics has the largest repository of chronic wound-specific patient data in the country. The Healogics Wound Science Initiative, an effort launched in 2017 to provide peer-reviewed research, recognizes the value and relevance of big data and advanced analytics to drive continuous, collaborative learning towards a better understanding of how to efficiently utilize healthcare resources for patients with wounds.