Berlin, MD. – Atlantic General Hospital physicians, leaders, and
clinicians recently celebrated the Robert A. Warriner III, M.D., Center
of Excellence award, which was given to the Atlantic General Wound Care
Center for meeting the Center of Excellence quality standards for Healogics, Inc.
The Atlantic General Wound Care Center has achieved patient satisfaction
rates higher than 92 percent and a median healing rate of at least 97
percent in less than 23 days, among other quality standards for a minimum
of two consecutive years. The national benchmark for median days to heal
is 30 and the healing rate benchmark is 91 percent. “The level of
performance the Wound Care Center has achieved is a true testament to
the vision of Atlantic General Hospital to be the leader in caring for
people and advancing the health of the residents of and visitors to our
community. We are very proud of this repeated accomplishment and the Associates
in the Wound Care Center who have worked hard to achieve it,” commented
Michael Franklin, FACHE, AGH President & CEO.
The Center was awarded this prestigious honor by Healogics, Inc., the nation's
largest provider of advanced wound care services. Out of 155 eligible
Centers nationwide, only 88 were honored with this award. Additionally,
the Atlantic General Wound Care Center is the only center in the nation
to win this award for seven consecutive years. The award is named for
Dr. Robert A. Warriner III, a pioneer in wound care and the former Chief
Medical Officer for Healogics.
“We are incredibly proud of this achievement and truly appreciate
all of the hard work our Associates at the Wound Care Center do to ensure
patients are given the quality care they deserve,” commented Geri
Rosol, MHA Program Director at Atlantic General Hospital Wound Care Center.
The Atlantic General Hospital Wound Center is a member of the Healogics
Network of more than 800 Centers, with access to benchmarking data and
proven experience treating more than two million chronic wounds. Atlantic
General’s Wound 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.
Pictured are: back row – Dr Ceruzzi, Medical Director; Dave Marzullo
Healogics Area VP; Jo-Anna Schanno, RN; Chante Walker, MA; Bonnie Bass;
Janet Waldman (PA-C); front row – Brenda Marino, RN; Nicole Houseblanc,
RN; Geri Rosol, Director; Chuck Gizara AGH Director Clinical Operations;
Colleen Wareing, AGH Vice President, Patient Care Services.
About Atlantic General Hospital
Atlantic General Hospital has been providing quality health care to the
residents of Worcester, Wicomico, Somerset (Md.) and Sussex (Del.) Counties
since May 1993. Built by the commitment and generosity of a dedicated
community, the hospital’s state-of-the-art facility in Berlin, Md.
combines old-fashioned personal attention with the latest in technology
and services. Atlantic General Health System, its network of more than
25 primary care provider and specialist offices, care for residents and
visitors throughout the region. For more information about Atlantic General
Hospital, visit www.atlanticgeneral.org.
About Healogics, Inc.
Headquartered in Jacksonville, FL., Healogics is the nation’s largest
provider of advanced wound care services. Healogics and its affiliated
companies manage more than 800 Wound Care Centers® in the nation,
and saw more than 234,000 patients in 2014 through a connected network
of centers, partner hospitals, academic medical centers, patients and
families. Leveraging its scale and experience, Healogics utilizes an evidence-based
systematic approach to chronic wound healing in treating an underserved
and growing patient population. For more information, please visit www.healogics.com.