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LUMBERTON — Southeastern Wound Healing Center has earned the Center of Distinction Award from Healogics Inc., the nation’s largest provider of advanced wound care services.

The center achieved outstanding clinical outcomes for 12 consecutive months, including patient satisfaction over 92 percent, a minimum 91 percent wound healing rate within 30 median days to heal, and other quality outcomes. There were 511 centers eligible for the Center of Distinction award and only 157 achieved the honor. This is the second consecutive year that Southeastern Wound Healing Center has been selected for this recognition.

“The Wound Center has improved the health of Robeson and surrounding counties by healing patients previously thought chronic and un-healable,” said Dr. Barry Williamson, medical director at Southeastern Wound Healing Center. “It is a great resource for patients and physicians alike.”

Southeastern Wound Healing Center is a member of the Healogics Network of more than 550 centers, which provides access to benchmarking data and proven experience treating over two million chronic wounds. The 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 hyperbaric oxygen therapy, negative pressure wound therapy, bio-engineered skin substitutes, biological and biosynthetic dressings and growth factor therapies.

“I am very proud of the work of the physicians and clinical staff,” said Kathy Hansen, program director at Southeastern Wound Healing Center. “They not only heal patients’ wounds, but they also improve their quality of life.”

Southeastern Wound Healing Center is an affiliate of Southeastern Health and is located at 103 W. 27th St. No referral is necessary. To schedule an appointment or for information, call 910-738-3836.

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