Quality | Published June 6, 2011

Center for Wound Care recognized for advanced healing

Mount Nittany Center for Wound Care was recognized this week with the Robert A. Warriner III, M.D., Center of Excellence award, because it has met the Center of Distinction quality standards for two consecutive years.

This Center has achieved patient satisfaction rates over 90 percent, an 89 percent healing rate in 30 median days, among other quality standards. The Center was awarded this prestigious honor by Diversified Clinical Services (DCS), Inc., the nation's leading wound care management company.

Mount Nittany Center for Wound Care is a member of the DCS Clinical Network of more than 325 centers, with access to benchmarking data and experience of treating over two million chronic wounds. In 2010, Mount Nittany Center for Wound Care, cared for more than 564 patients who were provided specialized treatment, often preventing amputations and helping patients return to active lives.

“We’re honored,” said Teresa Wilson, director of Mount Nittany Center for Wound Care “Together, we are able to heal patients in our community, getting them get back to their lives.”Mount Nittany Center for Wound Care is an outpatient treatment center on Radnor Road, State College, for people with problems wounds and those needing diabetes management and foot care.

A state-of-the art facility, the Center provides the most advanced therapies and the latest clinical modalities, including hyperbaric oxygen therapy. Patients may self-refer or be referred by their primary care physician.

For more information on Mount Nittany Center for Wound Care, visit woundcare.mountnittany.org or call 814.231.7868.