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MRH Wound Care & Hyperbaric Center receives industry award

| Date Posted: 3/22/2010

MRH Wound Care & Hyperbaric Center receives industry award

The staff of the FirstHealth Moore Regional Wound Care & Hyperbaric Center is composed of Mary A-Boateng, R.N., clinical nurse manager; Angie Campbell, LPN; Ellen Ray, LPN; David Strom, M.D., medical director; Rosa Olivero, LPN; Janice Zinnerman, LPN; Cindy Thompkins, R.N.; Laoma Jones; Beth Morgan, director; and Crystal Moore, R.N.

PINEHURST – National Healing Corporation (NHC), an industry leader that accounts for more than 30 percent of the nation’s managed and outsourced wound healing centers, has recognized the FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital Wound Care & Hyperbaric Center with its Front Runner Award.

Program Director Beth Morgan accepted the award during an Advanced Clinical Symposium in Orlando, Fla., which featured briefings by internationally recognized specialists on new treatment options and research that may bring additional advances in the care of chronic wounds.  Other sessions included hands-on training opportunities, clinical information on accepted standards of care and safety updates.

Moore Regional’s Wound Care & Hyperbaric Center received the award for maximizing its resources to meet the growing needs of its community. The center specializes in the treatment of chronic wounds and non-responsive conditions with state-of-the-art methodologies and treatments including hyperbaric oxygen therapy, the use of vascular studies, tissue culturing and pathology, revascularization, skin grafting, and clinical or surgical debridement.

Likely candidates for treatment are those suffering from diabetic ulcers, pressure ulcers, infections, compromised skin grafts and flaps, and wounds that haven't healed within 30 days.

Founded in 1996 and headquartered in Boca Raton, Fla., National Healing Corporation provides management services and the latest technology and expertise in wound healing to its client hospitals to establish quality wound healing programs. The Joint Commission has awarded National Healing its Disease-Specific Care Certification for wound care.

Committed to health care compliance and best practice medicine, National Healing emphasizes these priorities in its extensive clinical and business training programs.  For more information, please visit www.nationalhealing.com.

The FirstHealth Moore Regional Wound Care & Hyperbaric Center is located in the Specialty Centers Building at 35 Memorial Drive, Pinehurst (on the campus of FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital).  For more information, call (910) 715-5901 or visit www.firsthealth.org.

 

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