Texoma Medical Center physicians, leaders, patients and staff will gather at the TMC Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine on Monday, July 16 at 4:00 pm to celebrate the Center of Distinction Award that will be presented by representatives of 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 635 Centers eligible for the Center of Distinction award, but only 427 achieved the honor. Dr. Nicole Nguyen, the Center’s new Medical Director and physician will also be introduced at the community-wide event.
The TMC Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine is a member of the Healogics network of nearly 700 Centers, who provides access to benchmarking data and proven experience treating approximately 2.5 million chronic wounds. TMC’s 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, hyperbaric oxygen therapy, biological and biosynthetic dressings and growth factor therapies.
The facility is located inside the Texoma Medical Plaza-Sherman building at the northwest corner of US Highway 75 and Lamberth Road in Sherman. For more information on the services offered, call 903.416.3650 or visit online at http://www.texomamedicalcenter.net/hospitalservices/tmc-center-for-wound-healing-and-hyperbaric-medicine