Baptist Health announces opening of Wound Care center
Baptist Health Wound Care center has opened at Baptist Health Paducah to bring state-of-the-art treatment for chronic wounds.
March 25, 2016 - Baptist Health Wound Care center has opened at Baptist Health Paducah to bring state-of-the-art treatment for chronic wounds.
“We are pleased to offer specialized treatment for people with diabetic ulcers, pressure ulcers, infections, radiation injuries to soft tissue and bone, compromised skin grafts and flaps and other wounds that haven't healed within 30 days,” said William A. Brown, hospital president.
Treatment technologies include hyperbaric oxygen therapy, negative pressure therapies, bioengineered tissues and biosynthetics. Patients may also have the opportunity to participate in clinical trials and multi-center studies.
As a member of the Healogics™ network, the center’s staff has access to specialized training at the Healogics facility in Jacksonville, Fla., the largest program of its kind in the nation dedicated to the science of the care of wounds. The director is Jamie Ehling.
The facility, located at Suite 103 in Doctors Office Building 2, features original art work from 16 area schools, promoting a healing environment. For more information, phone 270.575.2414.