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Hospital Recognized for Excellence in Wound Healing

ORANGE CITY, Fla., July 10, 2014 – Florida Hospital Fish Memorial’s Wound Care and Hyperbaric Center has earned the Robert A. Warriner III, M.D., Center of Excellence award from Healogics, Inc., the nation's largest provider of advanced wound care services. 
 
The award is named for Dr. Robert A. Warriner III, a pioneer in wound care and the former Chief Medical Officer for Healogics.
 
The Florida Hospital Fish Memorial Wound Care and Hyperbaric Center received this award, as well as the Center of Distinction award, because it has achieved patient satisfaction rates at 93 percent, a healing rate of 92 percent in less than 30 median days, among other Center of Distinction quality standards for Healogics, Inc. 
 
“We are honored to be receiving this prestigious award,” said Pam Harkrider, program director of the Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine at Florida Hospital Fish Memorial. “We have treated thousands of patients from Deltona, Orange City, DeBary, DeLand, Sanford and other areas, and I am pleased to provide the highest quality of wound care and hyperbaric services to our patients.  Our staff is specially trained in the areas of Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine – I’m proud to be a leader of a fantastic team.” 
 
Florida Hospital Fish Memorial’s Wound Care and Hyperbaric Center is a member of the Healogics Network of nearly 600 centers, with access to benchmarking data and experience of treating over two million chronic wounds. 
 
"Florida Hospital Fish Memorial is ecstatic that the Wound Center has again received national recognition for their incredible work in making a difference in the lives of our patients," said Danielle Johnson, Florida Hospital Fish Memorial Chief Operating Officer.
 
Florida Hospital Fish Memorial’s Wound Care and Hyperbaric 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 included hyperbaric oxygen therapy, negative pressure wound therapy, bio-engineered skin substitutes, biological and biosynthetic dressings and growth factor therapies.    
 
About Florida Hospital Fish Memorial
Florida Hospital Fish Memorial is a member of Adventist Health System, a faith-based health care organization with 45 hospital campuses and nearly 8,300 licensed beds in 10 states. With 175-beds, Florida Hospital Fish Memorial provides exceptional, patient-focused care to the DeBary, Deltona, Orange City and Sanford communities. Florida Hospital Fish Memorial is fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. For more information, visit www.FHFishMemorial.org. 
 
About Healogics, Inc.  
Headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla., Healogics is the nation’s largest provider of advanced wound care services. Healogics and its affiliated companies manage nearly 600 Wound Care Centers® in the nation and see nearly 200,000 patients per year 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 or to find a Wound Care Center near you, please visit www.healogics.com. 
 
Photo Caption:
Florida Hospital Fish Memorial’s Wound Care and Hyperbaric Center has earned the Robert A. Warriner III, M.D., Center of Excellence award from Healogics, Inc., the nation's largest provider of advanced wound care services. The hospital’s Wound Care and Hyperbaric Center received this award, as well as the Center of Distinction award, because it of its high patient satisfaction rates. Here, employees proudly hold the awards, from left to right: (front row) registered nurse Vicki Lemoine; registered nurse Tangeca Wells; registered nurse and program director Pamela Harkrider [holding the Robert A. Warriner III, M.D., Center of Excellence award]; certified hyperbaric technologist and hyperbaric center safety director Michael Drew [holding the Center of Distinction award]; (back row) registered nurse Samantha Howland; registered nurse Kaori Bellas; licensed practical nurse Linot Eugene; front office coordinator Lisa Melchionda, and certified nursing assistant Guerda Ariol. Staff not shown: registered nurse and clinical coordinator Rosalinda Gallegos; registered nurse Michael Thorp; and certified nursing assistant Linda Jackson.