March 28, 2019

Mercy Wound & Hyperbaric Center earns RestorixHealth’s Center of Excellence Award

Mercy Medical Center's Mercy Wound & Hyperbaric Center is a recipient of RestorixHealth’s Center of Excellence Award. Recipients of this award meet or exceed national wound care quality benchmarks over a three-month period.

“This achievement reaffirms the quality of care that Mercy Wound & Hyperbaric Center provides its patients every day,” said Paul Hiltz, FACHE, president & CEO of Mercy Medical Center. “Our staff has a proven track record of healing wounds, and we are proud to be a recipient of an award that recognizes their hard work and dedication.”

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 patient safety, along with a patient satisfaction rate of 96% or higher.

Mercy Wound & Hyperbaric Center is dedicated to optimizing outcomes and preventing lower limb loss in those patients with non-healing wounds. The approach to wound care is both aggressive and comprehensive, coordinating traditional and advanced therapies that are proven to reduce healing time and improve healing rates.

The center is staffed with a multi-disciplinary 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.

“Our physicians and nurses strive to fulfill the mission at Mercy Medical Center,” said Jamie Carbone, BSN, RN, clinical director of Mercy Wound & Hyperbaric Center. “Achieving RestorixHealth’s Center of Excellence Award recognizes the staff for doing exactly that through providing quality and compassionate patient care. I am so proud of the staff’s commitment and drive to continue to improve quality care and patient outcomes for our community,” Carbone said.

For more information or to take a virtual tour of Mercy Wound & Hyperbaric Center, visit www.cantonmercy.org/wound-care/ or call 330-588-4694.

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 non-healing 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 United States in partnership with hospitals and health care facilities. For more information, visit www.restorixhealth.com.

About Mercy Medical Center
Mercy Medical Center, a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System, operates a 476-bed hospital serving Stark, Carroll, Wayne, Holmes and Tuscarawas Counties and parts of Southeastern Ohio. It has 620 members on its Medical Staff and employs 2,500 people. Mercy operates outpatient health centers in Alliance, Carroll County, Jackson Township, Lake Township, Louisville, Massillon, North Canton, Plain Township and Tuscarawas County. A Catholic hospital, Mercy Medical Center upholds the mission and philosophy of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine and continues to be responsive to the needs of the community. For more information, see www.cantonmercy.org.

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