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Wound Center of Niagara named Center of Excellence

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Tue, Nov 1st 2016 03:05 pm

Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center has announced The Wound Center of Niagara is a recipient of RestorixHealth's Center of Excellence award.

RestorixHealth's highest achievement, the Center of Excellence Award distinguishes centers that have demonstrated exceptional success by meeting or exceeding clinical, operational and financial benchmarks in different categories, including healing outcomes and safety, along with a patient satisfaction rate of 95 percent or higher. The Wound Center of Niagara is one of the four centers to achieve this designation.

"This accreditation reaffirms the quality of care that the Wound Center of Niagara provides its patients every day," said Medical Director Michael Mitchell, M.D. "We are proud to be a recipient of an award that recognizes the hard work and dedication of our staff."

Memorial Medical Center's wound center is dedicated to optimizing outcomes and preventing lower limb loss in those patients with chronic, nonhealing wounds. The approach to wound care is aggressive and comprehensive, coordinating traditional and advanced therapies and techniques that are proven to reduce healing time and improve healing rates.

The center is staffed with a multidisciplinary team of physicians along with nurses and technicians with advanced training in wound care and hyperbaric medicine. Integrating a team of wound care professionals optimizes patient care while offering the most advanced healing options.

The Hospital Wound Center is located at 620 10th St. It is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays. For more information, call 716-278-4424.

About Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center

Medical is a 171-bed regional hospital system serving patients from Western New York, Southern Ontario and beyond. Its inpatient services include cardiac, stroke, medical-surgical and behavioral health care. Satellite sites, including six primary care physician offices and the new Golisano Center for Community Health, provide a full range of medical, diagnostic and mental health services. For more information, visit NFMMC.org.

About RestorixHealth

RestorixHealth, a leading wound care management company, develops and manages centers of excellence for amputation prevention, wound management and hyperbaric medicine. Forging strong relationships with their partners, RestorixHealth provides high-quality, cost-efficient solutions to wound care that offer advanced treatment therapies along with hyperbaric oxygen therapy. Founded by physicians in 1997 to treat the growing incidence of chronic, nonhealing wounds, RestorixHealth's centers utilize a quality- and data-driven approach to consistently achieve high treatment success rates, resulting in a dramatic improvement in patient quality of life.

The company currently manages comprehensive centers throughout the U.S. in partnership with hospitals and health care facilities. For more information, visit www.restorixhealth.com.

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