Boca Raton, FL, July 25, 2015 --(PR.com
)-- Precision Health Care has announced that Mount St Mary’s Hospital’s Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine in Lewiston, NY is the first center in the Niagara County to receive full National Accreditation with the Undersea & Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS). Precision affiliated Centers in Olean and Rochester are also UHMS accredited.
"The application for accreditation is a rigorous process and full accreditation is awarded to those Centers that meet the highest standards in the industry, practice evidence-based medicine and achieve high patient outcomes and patient satisfaction scores," noted Marc Kaiser, President and CEO of Precision. “Precision has been involved with the planning, development and as the management partner of the Center at Mount St Mary’s since it opened in 2005. Achieving National Accreditation is validation of the high quality of care delivered at the Center for the valuable service the wound center provides to the community,” Kaiser stated.
Kaiser credits the support received from former Mount St. Mary's President and CEO Judith Maness and current President and CEO Gary Tucker for their role in the establishment and growth of the facility.
Gary Tucker, President and CEO at Mount St Mary’s, acknowledged that Precision Health Care of Boca Raton, FL, as being instrumental in the successes of the Wound Healing Center. “UHMS recognition exemplifies Mount St Mary’s commitment to providing comprehensive wound care services to our population. Precision is a longtime partner in this service line at Mount St Mary’s and we are aligned on the delivery of patient outcomes, patient satisfaction and quality care,” he said.
“Precision’s focus has always been quality programing. Our goal is to have all of the Precision affiliated centers UHMS accredited,” said Kelly Spong, RN, MBA, CWOCN, CHRN – Precision Health Care’s NE Regional Clinical Director. Spong continued, “The Center staff and partner facilities worked alongside Precision staff to accomplish this deserved recognition. I am proud of this achievement for all members of the staff and the patients they treat.”
“There are approximately 1,000 Wound Centers in the 4600 hospitals in the US; Mount St Mary’s becomes the 216th hyperbaric program to have achieved UHMS Accreditation. Precision Health Care has always maintained a high standard for safety and quality care. Recognition by the UHMS is public demonstration of the successful execution of this focus,” according to Darlene Carey, Director of Operations for Precision Health Care.
The wound center provides advanced therapies for patients with chronic, difficult to heal wounds. The Center provides hyperbaric oxygen therapy as one of the adjunctive treatments. Any wound that has not progressed in healing in two weeks will benefit from the wound specialist’s and quality care offered at the Mount St Mary’s Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine. The Center features three on-site hyperbaric chambers. The Center’s Hyperbaric Medical Director, Dr. Jennifer Adamson, was directly involved with the survey and has been involved with the Center since 2006. Dr. Lujean Jennings, Dr. Judy Wesolowski and Dr. Rosie Byars are also affiliated with the Center and provide physician hyperbaric oversight.
About Precision Health Care: Precision Health Care partners with facilities to open and provide ongoing management assistance in wound care and hyperbaric medicine. Headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida, Precision has been in the wound and hyperbaric business for over 30 years. Focused on safety, compassionate care and ensuring partner hospitals a comprehensive wound center, Precision is dedicated to Giving Partners Solutions® and designs resources and capital to the facility’s needs. Learn more about Precision Health Care at www.precisionhealthcare.com
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