The Wound Care Center at Atlantic General Hospital

The Wound Care Center at Atlantic General Hospital has been named a Center of Excellence for 2018 for the 10th consecutive year. Pictured, from left, are Dr. Diane Ceruzzi, Wound Care Center medical director; Brenda Marino, RN; Mary Mullins, RN, clinical program manager; Trish Penney, front office assistant; Bonnie Bass, front office coordinator; Andrea Kroger, RN; JoAnna Schanno, RN; Chante Walker, MOA; Babette Pennay, CRNP.

(April 19, 2019) The Wound Care Center at Atlantic General Hospital has been named a Center of Excellence for 2018 for the 10th consecutive year. 

Healogics, the nation’s largest provider of advanced wound care services, bestows the Robert A. Warriner III, M.D., Center of Excellence Award to those wound care centers that achieve or exceeds clinical and operational benchmarks including: 92 percent patient satisfaction rate, 91 percent healing rate in 30 median days or less to heal.

Out of 413 eligible Centers, 342 earned the award this year. Atlantic General’s Wound Care Center is the only center in the U.S. to receive the award 10 times.

The Wound Care Center at Atlantic General Hospital 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.  

The Wound Care Center offers highly specialized wound care to patients suffering from diabetic ulcers, pressure ulcers, infections and other chronic wounds that have not healed in a reasonable amount of time. 

Advanced treatments included negative pressure wound therapy, bio-engineered skin substitutes, biological and biosynthetic dressings and growth factor therapies.    

“The wound care center staff is very committed to their patients,” said Mary Mullins, clinical program manager of the Wound Care Center. “They are dedicated, they work collaboratively and truly treat patients like family. I’m so proud of this team and the level of clinical excellence they have consistently achieved.”

“This award demonstrates Atlantic General Wound Care Center’s continued and consistent commitment to our patients and hospital partners, and a focus on creating an exceptional patient experience,” said David Bassin, Healogics chief executive officer. “Maintaining our highest standard of care year after year requires a dedicated focus, stamina and strength.”  

Atlantic General Hospital has been providing quality health care to the residents of Worcester, Wicomico and Somerset counties in Maryland and Sussex County, Delaware, since May 1993.  

Built through the commitment and generosity of a dedicated community, Atlantic General’s main facility in Berlin combines the warmth of personalized attention with the reassurance of medical expertise and advanced technology. 

The not-for-profit hospital provides quality specialty care in oncology, medical and surgical weight loss, orthopedics, and women’s diagnostics among other services. 

Atlantic General Health System, its network of more than 40 primary care providers and specialists, cares for residents and visitors throughout the region. For more information about Atlantic General Hospital, visit www.atlanticgeneral.org.

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