Frisbie’s Wound Center earns national award sixth consecutive year

March 15, 2018

Frisbie Memorial Hospital’s Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine has been recognized, for the sixth consecutive year, as a Center of Distinction and as a Center of Excellence for achieving continued excellence in wound healing and surpassing key performance indicators including:

  • Patient satisfaction (greater than or equal to 92%)
  • Media days to heal (less than or equal to 30)
  • Healing rate (greater than or equal to 91%)
  • Outlier rate (less than or equal to 19%)

The Wound Center employs an evidence based, peer-reviewed and cross-specialty collaborative approach to treat chronic wounds. It is staffed by a team of medical professionals with expertise in the areas of infectious disease, vascular surgery, general surgery, podiatry, and emergency medicine.

The Wound Center specializes in treating chronic or non-healing wounds that do not respond to conventional treatment. A wound that does not respond to normal medical care within 30 days in typically considered chronic.

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