Wound Care Center Receives Revered National Award for Excellence in Wound Care
UnityPoint Health Finley Hospital Wound Care team has been awarded the distinguished Center of Excellence and Center of the Year award.
Over 570 hospitals across the nation strive for these revered awards and only 8 hospitals achieved these outstanding patient outcomes:
- 96% wound healing rate
- 24 median days to heal
- 94% patient satisfaction score
Together our referring physicians and specialized wound team provide coordinated care with proven clinical protocols that prevents amputations, heals wounds and improves the quality of our patients' lives.
Dr. David Arnold, Medical Director, Wound Care Center, "According to the International Diabetes Federation a lower limb is amputated every 30 seconds because of a diabetic wound. At least 80% of these amputations could be avoided if treated with advanced wound care offered at award winning wound centers such as the Finley Hospital Wound Care Center."
David Brandon, CEO, UnityPoint Health- Finely Hospital commented on the awards, "Finley's Wound Care Center is an enormous resource to our community. The expertise and excellent care enables us to meet the increasing need for specialized wound care. We are honored to accept these awards, and proud to be the only hospital to offer this quality of care to our community."