Wound and Hyperbaric Center Celebrate Award at Open House

Posted on 19 April 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone County Hospital (BCH) Wound and Hyperbaric Center (W&HC) celebrated their recent Robert A. Warriner III Center of Excellence Award at an Open House for employees and past and current patients on April 17th in the W&HC at BCH.

The award recognizes continued excellence in wound healing.  The award is given to Wound Care Centers in the Healogics network that have met the highest level of quality standards for a minimum of two consecutive years.

The BCH W&HC has achieved patient satisfaction rates higher than 92 percent, a healing rate of at least 91 percent in less than 31 median days along with several other quality standards for two years in a row.  The Center was awarded this prestigious honor by Healogics, the nation’s leading and largest wound care management company.  The award is named for Dr. Warriner, a pioneer in wound care and the former Chief Medical Officer for Healogics.  Across the country, 334 Centers were eligible and 169 Centers were honored with this award in 2017.

For more information about the W&HC, log on to www.boonehospital.com.

BCH CEO Joe Smith presents the award to Lesa Maring (left) and Tara Loecker (center)

Wound and Hyperbaric Center staff, seated left to right: Dr. Scott Thiel, Melinda Altman, ARNP, Dr. John Erickson;back row: Tara Loecker, RN, Myriah Sharp, RN, Jayme Stoneburner, RN, Jennifer Ritchie, BA, Becky Kersey, CNA, FOC, Lesa Maring, BSN, MHA


(contributed article and photos, BCH)

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