SRMC Wound Center receives Center of Excellence Distinction

June 24, 2019

Starr Regional Medical Center physicians, leaders, and clinicians gathered to celebrate the Robert A. Warriner III, M.D., Center of Excellence award, which was given to the Starr Regional Medical Center Advanced Wound Center & Hyperbarics. This Center has achieved patient satisfaction rates higher than 92 percent and a healing rate of at least 91 percent in less than 30 median days to heal, for three consecutive years. The Center was awarded this prestigious honor by Healogics, the nation's largest provider of advanced wound care services. Out of 340 eligible Centers, 268 were honored with this award. The award is named for Dr. Robert A. Warriner III, a pioneer in wound care and the former Chief Medical Officer for Healogics. 

“Our goal is always to provide our community with the highest-quality care possible,” said Mark Nichols, CEO of Starr Regional. “Receiving this award for excellence in our Advanced Wound Care Center shows the teams unwavering commitment to our patients.”
The Starr Regional Advanced Wound Center is a member of the Healogics network of nearly 700 Wound Care Centers®, with access to benchmarking data and proven experience treating approximately 2.5 million chronic wounds.  Starr Regional Advanced Wound Center offers highly specialized wound care to patients suffering from diabetic ulcers, pressure ulcers, infections and other chronic wounds which have not healed in a reasonable amount of time. Advanced treatments included negative pressure wound therapy, bio-engineered skin substitutes, hyperbaric oxygen therapy, biological and biosynthetic dressings and growth factor therapies.    

“By combining the best practices and cutting edge technologies, while maintaining personalized, compassionate care, we are able to provide our patients the best possible wound care in the region,” said Analisa Colella, Program Director for the Wound Center. “The team takes great pride in both the clinical outcomes and patient experience and this award indicates the quality of care we deliver to our patients.”