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Wound Center Receives Prestigious Award for 7th Straight Year


Last updated 5/8/2019 at 3:29pm

Lake Wales Medical Center staff and physicians celebrated recently the hospital's Wound Healing Center, which received the Center of Excellence award from Healogics for the 7th consecutive year. Pictured, back row, from left: Monte Holm, CHT; Dr. James Nelson, Medical Director; Dr. Benigno Feliciano; Dr. Fred Howard; and Hospital CEO Rebecca Brewer. Front row, from left: Katina Green, Nurse Manager; Amanda Williams, RN, Program Director; Lindsay Kula, CMA; Estela Bass, front office; Alexis Shelton, RN; and Tiffany Rodriguez, RN, former Program Director. Not pictured: Crystal Browning, Irena Neal, Dr. Prerna Mall, and Dr. Sajid Ismail.

For the 7th consecutive year, Lake Wales Medical Center's Wound Healing Center has received the Robert A. Warriner III, M.D., Center of Excellence award from Healogics for outstanding patient outcomes and superior patient satisfaction ratings.

To achieve the award, the Wound Healing Center must achieve patient satisfaction rates higher than 92 percent, and a healing rate of at least 91 percent in less than 30 median days to heal.

"We are very proud of this award, but more importantly, we're proud of the difference we've made in the lives of our patients," said Amanda Williams, RN, Program...

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