8 million people suffer from chronic wounds, and that number is quickly growing due to an aging population and an increase in diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
Wound Care at Rawlins County Health Center
Providers Mary Wilkinson, ARNP, Tamara Robbins, MD, and Jose Renteria, APRN our experienced nursing staff are extensively trained in advanced wound care techniques, which are designed to cure chronic, hard to heal wounds. Each patient’s custom treatment plan will suit individual needs.
Wound Care at Rawlins County Health Center is the proud recipient of the Clinical Distinction and Patient Satisfaction Awards.
The Clinical Distinction Award is presented to wound centers that demonstrate exceptional success by meeting or exceeding national clinical and safety benchmarks, including:
- Days to Heal: 32 median
- Healing Percent: 90%
- Patient Safety: 98%
The Patient Satisfaction Award is presented to wound centers that demonstrate exceptional success by meeting or exceeding a national patient satisfaction benchmark of 96%.
Types of Wounds We Treat
Our comprehensive wound care facility has the state of the art supplies and highly-trained staff who specialize in tending wounds such as:
- Diabetic foot or leg wounds
- Lower leg wounds from poor circulation
- Chronic soft tissue infections
- Radiation tissue damage
- Complication of skin grafts or flaps
- Other conditions which could lead to amputation if not treated.
Are you a candidate for specialized wound care?
If you suffer from a chronic wound, ask your physician about a referral to our Wound Care Center, or contact us directly for an assessment. If you are a candidate for this outpatient program, the Wound Care team will immediately work with you and your doctor to deliver the following:
- Advanced therapies
- Proven clinical protocols
- An individualized, comprehensive plan of care
- Assessments and ongoing care by our highly skilled team of wound care specialists
- Education for you and your family to include wound prevention, nutrition, and hygiene to help the healing process at home.
Since problem wounds are rarely the result of a single cause, we treat the whole person, not just the wound. We consider psychological, social and physical factors as well in order to develop the best treatment plan. We work closely with your primary care or referring physician to ensure the best possible outcome. We also place a major emphasis on education, teaching you how to care for your injury to enhance the healing process.
For more information about Rawlins County Health Center’s Wound Care Center or to make an appointment, please call (877)295-2273 or visit restorixhealth.com