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West Tennessee Healthcare Wound Care Center at Volunteer Hospital Recognized for Clinical Excellence in Patient Satisfaction and Wound Healing Rates

Martin, Tennessee. April 15,  2024 – Physicians, leaders and clinicians at West Tennessee Healthcare – Volunteer Hospital are proud to announce Volunteer Hospital’s Wound Care Center has been awarded the prestigious Center of Distinction award by Healogics®, the nation’s largest provider of advanced wound care services. The Center achieved outstanding clinical outcomes for twelve consecutive months, including a patient satisfaction rate higher than 92 percent. This recognition is a testament to the exceptional care and dedication demonstrated by the Center’s physicians, leaders, and clinicians.

“We’re thrilled to announce that Volunteer Hospital’s Wound Care Center has been awarded Healogics®’ Center of Distinction,” stated Kevin Decker, CEO of West Tennessee Healthcare – Volunteer Hospital. “This recognition speaks to our team’s dedication and exceptional care, resulting in outstanding clinical outcomes and patient satisfaction. A huge thank you to our physicians, leaders, and clinicians for their unwavering commitment to excellence.”

The West Tennessee Healthcare Wound Care Center at Volunteer Hospital is a member of the Healogics network of over 600 Wound Care Centers® and offers highly specialized wound care to patients suffering from diabetic foot ulcers, pressure ulcers, infections and other chronic wounds.

Advanced wound care modalities our experts provide include negative pressure wound therapy, total contact casting, bio-engineered tissues, biosynthetic dressings and growth factor therapies. The West Tennessee Healthcare Wound Care Center at Volunteer Hospital also offers hyperbaric oxygen therapy, which works by surrounding the patient with 100 percent oxygen to help accelerate wound healing.

“Our wound care team is proud to offer our services to our community and love making a huge difference in the lives of our patients,” Julie Ables, RN BSN CWCN OMS, Clinical Program Director of the West Tennessee Healthcare Wound Care Center at Volunteer Hospital.

About West Tennessee Healthcare-Volunteer Hospital

West Tennessee Healthcare Volunteer Hospital is your community healthcare provider; a licensed 100-bed facility offering inpatient and outpatient care, emergency service, heart care, diagnostic imaging, pediatric medicine, physical therapy, and a range of specialties. We believe in the power of people to create great care. We’re n

early 100 healthcare professionals strong. We are your hometown health provider. And we work hard every day to be a place of healing, caring and connection for patients and families in the community we call home.

About Healogics

Headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla., Healogics is the nation’s wound healing expert. Last year, over 300,000 patients received advanced wound care through a network of over 600 Wound Care Centers®. Healogics also partners with over 300 skilled nursing facilities to care for patients with chronic wounds and provides inpatient consults at more than 60 partner hospitals. As the industry leader, Healogics has the largest repository of chronic wound-specific patient data in the country. The Healogics Wound Science Initiative offers peer-reviewed research and advanced analytics in the pursuit of better outcomes and a better way to provide care.