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Florida Hospital Fish Memorial Earns Center of Distinction Designation

ORANGE CITY – Florida Hospital Fish Memorial’s Wound Care and Hyperbaric Center has been awarded the 2012 Center of Distinction award from Healogics, Inc., one of the nation’s leading wound care management companies.

This award recognizes Florida Hospital Fish Memorial’s Wound Care and Hyperbaric Center for achieving outstanding clinical outcomes for the past 12 months.

“It is a very prestigious award,” said Pam Harkrider, Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine Program Director at Florida Hospital Fish Memorial. “It means we are one of the top wound care centers in the nation and have been identified as experts in wound care and hyperbaric medicine.”

To earn consideration for this award, a center must excel in several key performance indicators, including:
• Patient Satisfaction – Greater than or equal to 92 percent.
• Healing Rate – Greater than or equal to 91 percent.
• Median Days to Heal – Fewer than or equal to 30 percent.

“Our staff is very excited to be recognized as a Center of Distinction,” Harkrider said. “It validates the quality of care and the dedication that they provide our patients.”

About Florida Hospital Fish Memorial
Florida Hospital Fish Memorial is a 175-bed full-service hospital providing inpatient and outpatient services in addition to 24-hour emergency and critical care. The hospital is a member of Adventist Health System, the largest Protestant not-for-profit hospital system in the nation and works to provide exceptional, patient-focused care to the DeBary, Deltona, Orange City and Sanford communities. Florida Hospital Fish Memorial is fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations and is Chest Pain Accredited by the Society of Chest Pain Centers. For more information about Florida Hospital Fish Memorial, visit www.fhfishmemorial.org.

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The staff at Florida Hospital Fish Memorial’s Wound Care and Hyperbaric Center proudly stand with the 2012 Center of Distinction award from Healogics, Inc., one of the nation’s leading wound care management companies. The Florida Hospital Fish Memorial’s Wound Care and Hyperbaric Center was awarded for achieving outstanding clinical outcomes for the past 12 months.