Advanced Wound Center Recognized for Clinical Excellence in Patient Satisfaction and Wound Healing Rates
April 29, 2022
Clinch Valley Health physicians, leaders and clinicians gathered today to recognize Clinch Valley’s Advanced Wound Center, a recipient of the Center of Distinction award by Healogics®, the nation’s largest provider of advanced wound care services. The Center achieved outstanding clinical outcomes for twelve consecutive months, including a patient satisfaction rate higher than 92 percent.
“We are extremely excited that our wound center has been recognized as one of the highest performing centers across the country in healing very difficult wounds that many patients have dealt with in some cases for very long periods of time,” said Peter Mulkey, CEO, Clinch Valley Health.
The Advanced Wound Center is a member of the Healogics network of over 600 Wound Care Centers® and offers highly specialized wound care to patients suffering from diabetic foot ulcers, pressure ulcers, infections and other chronic wounds which have not healed in a reasonable amount of time.
Advanced wound care modalities provided by our wound care experts include negative pressure wound therapy, total contact casting, bio-engineered tissues, biosynthetic dressings and growth factor therapies. The Center also offers hyperbaric oxygen therapy, which works by surrounding the patient with 100 percent oxygen to help progress the healing of the wound.
“I am grateful to the staff who had worked diligently and been dedicated to excellence and keeping the highest level of wound care standard,” said Jamal I. Sahyouni, MD, CWSP, Clinch Valley Medical Center Advanced Wound Center, Medical Director. “This is a great achievement, and I am very proud to announce this award to our communities in Southwest Virginia. It means our patients have the highest standard of wound care close to home. I am grateful to serve the patients in our area.”