St. Petersburg, FL – The Center for Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine at Palms of Pasadena Hospital has been awarded the Robert A. Warriner III, M.D., Center of Excellence award. This Center has achieved patient satisfaction rates higher than 92 percent and a healing rate of at least 91 percent in less than 30 median days to heal, for a minimum of two consecutive years. The Center was awarded this prestigious honor by Healogics, the nation's largest provider of advanced wound care services. Out of 340 eligible Centers, 268 were honored with this award. The award is named for Dr. Robert A. Warriner III, a pioneer in wound care and the former Chief Medical Officer for Healogics.

“It is an honor to receive this award,” said Jake Fisher, CEO Palms of Pasadena Hospital. “The entire team at The Center for Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine at Palms of Pasadena Hospital is dedicated to providing the highest quality of wound care and hyperbaric services. They make a difference every day to our patients by providing them a better quality of life.”   

The Center for Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine at Palms of Pasadena Hospital is a member of the Healogics network of nearly 700 Wound Care Centers®, with access to benchmarking data and proven experience treating approximately 2.5 million chronic wounds.  They offer 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 included negative pressure wound therapy, bio-engineered skin substitutes, hyperbaric oxygen therapy and specialty dressings.    

“I am extremely proud of this distinction,” said Jo Anne Lucas, Director of the center. “ It is because of the highly dedicated team we have in place. Their commitment to providing excellent care and customer service to our patients is unparalleled.”

About the Center for Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine at Palms of Pasadena Hospital

The Center for Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine at Palms of Pasadena Hospital follows a multidisciplinary approach to wound healing.  After an initial evaluation, each patient receives a comprehensive, individualized plan designed to help heal these complicated wounds. We work to address the underlying cause of the problem, control infection and improve the overall health of our patients. We offer state-of-the-art hyperbaric oxygen technology to help heal wounds. Over the course of several treatments, many patients achieve wound healing that is not otherwise possible using other methods. Our staff will also coordinate your care with your primary care physician to ensure your overall well-being.

About Healogics

Headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla., Healogics and its affiliated companies manage a network of 700 outpatient Wound Care Centers® across the United States and multiple locations in the United Kingdom. Healogics currently has more than 3,000 employees, including nearly 300 employed providers (Healogics Specialty Providers). In addition to the company’s network of outpatient Wound Care Centers, Healogics providers partner with over 400 skilled nursing facilities to care for patients with chronic wounds. More than 300,000 patients were treated by Healogics providers in 2016. For additional information, please visit Healogics.com.