Oct 23, 2020

CRH Wound Center receives national “Center of the Year” award

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Columbus Regional Health Wound Center received the distinguished “Center of the Year” award from Healogics®, a national leader in wound healing and a network of more than 600 wound care centers across the nation.

Columbus Regional Health Wound Center is one of only six centers across the country to receive the Center of the Year designation for 2019. CRH Wound Center provided specialized treatment to more than 777 patients in 2019, often preventing amputations and helping patients return to active lives. Leading edge treatments at the Center include negative pressure wound therapy, total contact casting, bio-engineered tissues, biosynthetic dressings and growth factor therapies.  The Center also offers hyperbaric oxygen therapy, which works by surrounding the patient with 100 percent oxygen to help progress the healing of the wound.

“The clinical and administrative staff at the CRH Wound Center is honored to be recognized as the Wound Care Center of the Year,” said Frank Hawes, Wound Center program director. “We have long taken pride in offering the most comprehensive wound care available to our communities in central and southern Indiana. Some patients drive more than an hour to receive wound care at CRH, which I’ve always attributed to the level of care our staff provides as well as the variety of health services available in Columbus.” 

About the Columbus Regional Health Wound Center

The Columbus Regional Health Wound Center staff physicians and nurses trained as specialists in wound healing treatment and Hyperbaric Oxygen Medicine. The integration of the nursing staff allows for individualized case management at each visit and access to the physician on a regular basis, which allows for more extensive wound treatment to accelerate the healing process. The CRH Wound Center works with referring physicians to determine each patient’s individualized needs. The clinical staff is trained to aggressively manage wound to ensure they heal quickly and completely. Through dedicated and specialized attention, patients are able to return to a life free from the pain of chronic wounds.  For more information about the Wound Center, visit crh.org/service-centers/wound-center

About Healogics

Headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla., Healogics is the nation’s wound healing expert. Last year over 350,000 patients received advanced wound care through a nationwide network of over 600 centers. In addition to the company’s network of outpatient Centers, Healogics partners with over 300 skilled nursing facilities to care for patients with chronic wounds, and provides inpatient consults at more than 80 partner hospitals. As the industry leader, Healogics has the largest repository of chronic wound-specific patient data in the country. For additional information, visit Healogics.com.

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