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    The Wound Care Center® at Porter Adventist Hospital Honored by Healogics, Inc. as Center of the Year

    March 20,2017

    (DENVER, COLO.) The Wound Care Center® at Porter Adventist Hospital in Denver, Colorado has been selected as Wound Care Center of the Year by Healogics, Inc. the nation’s leading and largest wound care management company.

    The Porter Adventist Wound Care Center was honored by Healogics for achieving exemplary clinical outcomes and exceeding the highest-level quality metrics. The Center sustained patient satisfaction rates above 92 percent, a healing rate of at least 91 percent in less than 31 median days and delivered the highest-level value to its hospital partner. In addition, Porter Adventist Wound Care Center was awarded the Healogics designation of Center of Excellence.

    “Our Center’s success can be attributed to our outstanding team of Healogics Specialty Physicians (HSP), nurses and professional staff. We are passionate about providing the best patient care, and work tirelessly to help our patients heal. This commitment to clinical excellence makes all the difference,” said Robert Powers, Program Director at Porter Adventist Wound Care Center.

    Porter Adventist Wound Care Center is a member of the nationwide Healogics network, with access to benchmarking data and proven experience treating approximately 2.5 million patients with chronic wounds. The Center offers highly specialized care to patients suffering from diabetic ulcers, pressure ulcers, infections and other chronic wounds which have not healed in a reasonable amount of time. Some of the leading-edge treatments offered at the Wound Care Center include negative pressure wound therapy, debridement, application of cellular-based tissue or skin substitutes to the wound, offloading or total contact casts and hyperbaric oxygen therapy.

    Healogics President and CEO, Jeff Nelson, commented on the award. “I am proud of the Porter Adventist team’s passionate commitment to healing our patients and serving their community. Through hard work and dedication, the team has consistently delivered high quality care and excellent outcomes for their patients. Their achievements exemplify our company’s mission and values. Every day they demonstrate the positive difference innovative wound care makes in the lives of those suffering from chronic non-healing wounds.”

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    About Porter Adventist Hospital 
    Porter Adventist Hospital is a full service, 368-bed acute-care referral center for complex medicine and surgery patients. Porter specializes in cancer care, joint replacement, heart and vascular procedures, spinal surgery, emergency services, advanced robotic surgery and organ transplants. The hospital is a NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for Health System Elders) designated facility, which distinguishes the hospital for providing evidence-based, interdisciplinary approaches to senior care by promoting better outcomes and positive patient experiences. They are a regionally ranked Hospital by U.S. News & World Report as #2 in Colorado. Porter is sponsored by Adventist Health System and is part of Centura Health, the region’s largest hospital and health care network. For more information, visit porterhospital.org.

    About Centura Health
    Centura Health connects individuals, families and neighborhoods across Colorado and western Kansas with more than 6,000 physicians and 21,000 of the best hearts and minds in health care. Through our 17 hospitals, two senior living communities, health neighborhoods, physician practices and clinics, home care and hospice services, and Flight For Life® Colorado, we are making the region's best health care accessible and affordable in every community we serve. We believe you can inspire the people you care about to live healthier lives by encouraging them to do the little things that can make a big difference. We're Centura Health, and we're here for your health. For information on Centura Health or any of the facilities in our network, please visit Centura Health website.

    About Healogics, Inc.
    Headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla., Healogics is the nation’s largest provider of advanced wound care services. Healogics and its affiliated companies manage a nationwide network of Wound Care Centers® and saw over 300,000 new patients in 2016 through a connected network of partner hospitals and Wound Care Centers, academic medical centers, and other post‐acute sites. Healogics utilizes an evidence‐based systematic approach to chronic wound healing to treat an underserved and growing patient population. For more information, please visit www.healogics.com.



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