May 10, 2016: Montefiore Nyack Hospital physicians, leaders, and clinicians gathered to celebrate the Center of Distinction Award, which was presented to the Montefiore Nyack Hospital Wound Care Center by Healogics, the nation’s largest provider of advanced wound care services. The Center achieved outstanding clinical outcomes for twelve consecutive months, including patient satisfaction higher than 92 percent, and a minimum wound healing rate of at least 91 percent within 30 median days to heal. There were 512 Centers eligible for the Center of Distinction award, but only 221 achieved the honor.
“We are proud that The Wound Care Center at Montefiore Nyack Hospital has received this national recognition for delivering a high rate of healing outcomes and patient satisfaction, said Montefiore Nyack Hospital President and CEO, Dr. Mark Geller. “Our experienced team of doctors and nurses at The Center at Montefiore Nyack Hospital is committed to advancing the treatment, healing and prevention of chronic, non-healing wounds.”
The Montefiore Nyack Hospital Wound Care 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. Advanced treatments include negative pressure wound therapy, bio-engineered skin substitutes, biological and biosynthetic dressings, and growth factor therapies. Dr. Lawrence Simon, Medical Director of The Wound Care Center said, “The services offered by our multi-disciplinary team of physicians and wound care certified nurses are a great resource for our community residents. We are all proud of this accomplishment as it reflects our commitment to excellent patient care.”
About Healogics, Inc.:
Headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, Healogics is the nation’s largest provider of advanced wound care services. Healogics and its affiliated companies manage nearly 800 Wound Care Centers® in the nation and saw approximately 285,000 new patients in 2015 through a connected network of partner hospitals and Wound Care Centers, academic medical centers, and other post‐acute sites. Healogics utilizes an evidence‐based systematic approach to chronic wound healing to treat an underserved and growing patient population. A fund managed by Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, a private investment firm, is the majority shareholder of Healogics. For more information, please visit healogics.com.