Advanced Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine at MidState Medical Center Recognized with National Award for Clinical Excellence

March 02, 2015

Clinical_Excellence_2014_group_photoMidState Medical Center is pleased to announce that its Advanced Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine program has earned the Center of Distinction Award by Healogics, Inc., the nation's largest provider of advanced wound care services. MidState's center achieved outstanding clinical outcomes for 12 consecutive months, including maintain a patient satisfaction score of higher than 92 percent and a minimum wound healing rate of at least 91 percent within 30 median days to heal, among other outstanding quality outcomes.

There were 506 centers eligible for the Center of Distinction Award, and only 172 achieved the honor.

"We are so proud to have achieved this recognition," said Valarie DiMiero, program director for MidState's Advanced Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine program. "One of the hallmarks of the care we provide is that it is truly patient-centered. Our high healing rates and patient satisfaction scores are the result of a commitment by each and every one of our staff to provide high-quality, evidence-based and compassionate care," said DiMiero.

MidState's center 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.

Advanced Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine 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 therapies.

Photo: The Excellence in the Workplace Award will be presented at the CNA's annual awards reception on Oct. 21 at the Crowne Plaza in Cromwell.

Photo: The wound care team at MidState Medical Center is a 2014 MidState Team of the Year winner, and a recipient of the Excellence in the Workplace Award given by the Connecticut Nurses' Association.

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