Harlan ARH Wound Treatment Center Receives Award

8/29/2018

Harlan ARH Hospital is pleased to announce its Harlan ARH Wound Treatment Center is a recipient of RestorixHealth’s Center of Excellence award. Recipients of this award meet or exceed national wound care quality benchmarks over a three-month period.

“This accreditation reaffirms the quality of care that the Harlan ARH Wound Treatment Center provides its patients every day,” said Medical Director Jose Echeverria. “We are proud to be a recipient of an award that recognizes the hard work and dedication of our staff.”

RestorixHealth’s highest achievement, the Center of Excellence Award, distinguishes centers that have demonstrated exceptional success by meeting or exceeding clinical, operational and financial benchmarks in different categories, including healing outcomes and safety, along with a patient satisfaction rate of 95% or higher. The Harlan ARH Wound Treatment Center is one of the six centers that has achieved this designation.

The Harlan ARH Wound Treatment Center is dedicated to optimizing outcomes and preventing lower limb loss in those patients with non-healing wounds. The approach to wound care is aggressive and comprehensive, coordinating traditional and advanced therapies and techniques that are proven to reduce healing time and improve healing rates.

The center is staffed with a multi-disciplinary team of physicians along with nurses and technicians with advanced training in wound care and hyperbaric medicine. Integrating a team of wound care professionals optimizes patient care, while offering the most advanced healing options.

The Harlan ARH Wound Treatment Center provides care for chronic wounds such as diabetic foot ulcers, venous, arterial, pressure, surgical, burns and post traumatic wounds. Many of these wounds are eligible for treatment in the hyperbaric chambers of which the center has two.  Non-wound indications for hyperbaric treatment include osteomyelitis (infection of the bones) and delayed radiation injury.

The center has access to advanced products that enhance healing of chronic wounds, and the providers who practice at the center have received specialty education in the science of wound healing.

The Harlan ARH Wound Treatment Center is located at Harlan ARH Hospital and is open Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For more information, please call 606-573-8234.  No referral is needed to be treated at the center. However, the center staff consults closely with primary care physicians as well as specialists who do refer patients to the center.

Photo Cutline: Left to Right: Jose’ Echeverria MD, Medical Director; Stanley Marlowe DO, Wound Care Panel Physician; John Brandon Williams, APRN Wound Care Panel Provider; Amber White, EMT Hyperbaric Technician; Jeannie Miller, RN, Certified Wound Nurse; Kim Goins, Front Desk Coordinator/Clinical Coder; Rodney Jones, RN, Program Director

Not Pictured: Ashley Elswick, APRN, Wound Care Panel Provider; Olobumni Esan MD, Panel Physician ; Jeremy Jackson, DO, Panel Physician; Dr. Srini Appakondu, Panel Consultant; Judy Rhea, RN, Wound Care Nurse

 



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