Baptist Health Wound Care earns highest honor from Healogics

Baptist Health Paducah. April 21, 2023

Recognition rewards centers that achieve both clinical and operational excellence.

(PADUCAH, KY) April  20 - Baptist Health Wound Care has been rewarded with Healogics’ most prestigious recognition for centers that achieve both clinical and operational excellence, the President’s Circle award for 2022. Healogics, the nation’s largest provider of advanced wound care services, recognized only 30 out of 600 centers to receive this honor.

Baptist Health Paducah Chief Medical Officer Brad Housman, MD, is not surprised by the center’s recent award. 

“Baptist Health Wound Care has been an award-winning center year after year,” said Housman. “The services offered to heal wounds and salvage limbs is truly improving the health of our community.”

Dr. Housman also notes that the hospital’s values are truly embodied in the care provided at the center.  “Baptist Health Wound Care’s clinical excellence and compassionate care are driven by the integrity, joy and respect staff and providers give to our patients.”

Baptist Health Wound Care is a member of the Healogics network of over 600 Wound Care Centers and offers highly specialized wound care to patients suffering from diabetic foot ulcers, pressure ulcers, infections and other chronic wounds. Acute wounds like burns, dog bites and spider bites are also treated. 

Advanced wound care modalities provided by our wound care team include negative pressure wound therapy, total contact casting and bio-engineered tissues. Baptist Health Wound Care also offers hyperbaric oxygen therapy which works by surrounding the patient with 100 percent oxygen to help progress the healing of the open wound. This treatment also helps with other issues such as crush injuries and delayed effects of radiation such as cystitis, tissue injury and pain.

Baptist Health Wound Care has been treating patients since 2016 and is known for its high quality of care and patient satisfaction. A physician referral is not required. Patients can schedule an appointment by calling 270.575.2414.

Headquartered in Jacksonville, FL, Healogics is the nation’s wound healing expert. Last year over 300,000 patients received advanced wound care through a network of over 600 Wound Care Centers.  As the industry leader, Healogics has the largest repository of chronic wound-specific patient data in the country. The Healogics Wound Science Initiative offers peer-reviewed research and advanced analytics in the pursuit of not only better outcomes, but better ways to provide care.