Hudson, Florida (April 4, 2019) – Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point is pleased to announce that Bayonet Point Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine has received the Robert A. Warriner III, M.D., Center of Excellence award. This Center has achieved patient satisfaction rates higher than 92 percent and a healing rate of at least 91 percent in less than 30 median days to heal, for a minimum of two consecutive years. The Center was awarded this prestigious honor by Healogics, the nation’s largest provider of advanced wound care services. Out of 413 eligible Centers, 342 were honored with this award. The award is named for Dr. Robert A. Warriner III, a pioneer in wound care and the former Chief Medical Officer for Healogics.
“We are exceedingly proud to have achieved this recognition again by Healogics,” said Carlie Thomas, Program Director for Bayonet Point Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine. “We have always been known for our strong commitment to high standards and compassion for those whom we serve. It is gratifying to realize that this is recognized – multiple times – by such a prestigious organization.” she added.
Bayonet Point Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine is a member of the Healogics network of nearly 700 Wound Care Centers®, with access to benchmarking data and proven experience treating approximately 2.5 million chronic wounds. Bayonet Point Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine 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. Leading edge treatments at the Center include negative pressure wound therapy, bio-engineered tissues, biosynthetic dressings and growth factor therapies. The Center also offers hyperbaric oxygen therapy, which works by surrounding the patient with 100 percent oxygen to help progress the healing of the wound.
1st row: Sharon Hayes-CEO, Dr. Douglas Cohen, Pamela Rontti-RN, Summer Hare-RN, Karen Halloran-CNM, Billie Jo Bennet-RN, Violet Sanders-FOC, Sandy Kreider-RN, Chelsea Erickson-ACNO,
2nd row: Joe Rudisill-COO, Jonathan Jefferson-Associate Administrator, Dr. Joseph Pino-CMO, Dr. Wayne Taylor-Medical Director, Carlie Thomas-Director, Melanie Wetmore-CNO, Tom Lawhorne-CFO
About Bayonet Point Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine
Since 1994 Bayonet Point Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine has successfully treated thousands of patients with non-healing wounds. The medical professionals at Bayonet Point Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine are committed to helping people achieve optimal healing outcomes through ongoing assessments, comprehensive education, and both traditional and innovative therapies. Whether we diagnose your wound as being an avulsion or puncture, our compassionate staff will work through the entire wound care process with you. We keep you informed about your wound and how you can participate in the wound treatment process while you are not directly under our medical supervision. Call 727-869-5551 to be directed to our Wound Care Center.
Headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla., Healogics is the nation’s wound healing expert. Last year over 330,000 patients received advanced wound care through a nationwide network of nearly 700 Wound Care Centers®. The Healogics team is made up of almost 3,000 employees, 4,000 affiliated physicians and a Healogics Specialty Physician practice group of nearly 300. In addition to the company’s network of outpatient Centers, Healogics partners with over 300 skilled nursing facilities to care for patients with chronic wounds, and provides inpatient consults at more than 80 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, an effort launched in 2017 to provide peer-reviewed research, recognizes the value and relevance of big data and advanced analytics to drive continuous, collaborative learning towards a better understanding of how to efficiently utilize healthcare resources for patients with wounds. For additional information, please visit Healogics.com.
About Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point
Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point has been serving the community since 1981. We are a 290-bed acute care hospital located in Hudson, FL. We have more than 300 physicians, 1,264 employees and 400 volunteers on our integrated healthcare delivery team.
Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point has achieved distinction in the following areas:
· Level II Trauma Center
· Licensed as a Comprehensive Stroke Center by The Agency for Healthcare Administration (AHCA)
· Named among the top 5% in the nation for Patient Safety in 2017 and 2018 by Healthgrades
· Joint Commission Accreditation, Primary Stroke Center and Sepsis Certifications
· Healthgrades Multi-Award Recipient
o Five Star Recipient for Hip Fracture Treatment for 13 years in a row (2005-2017)
o Five Star Recipient for Back Surgery eight years in a row (2010 – 2017)
o Five Star Recipient for Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm for two years in a row (2016 – 2017)
o Recipient of Healthgrades 2017 and 2018 Patient Safety Excellence Award™
o Five Star Recipient for Appendectomy for three years in a row (2015 – 2017)
· American College of Radiology accredited – MRI, CT, Ultrasound, and Nuclear Medicine
· Accredited Community Cancer Program – American College of Surgeons
· Accredited Teaching Facility by the American Osteopathic Association, Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education