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Chandler Regional's Wound Healing Center Recognized as Center of Distinction

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Chandler Regional Medical Center’s Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Oxygen Center was recognized by Healogics, Inc. with the Center of Distinction Award. The Center is the only hospital in Arizona to receive this prestigious honor given to hospitals for achieving stellar patient outcomes for 12 consecutive months.

“We are very honored to receive this award,” said Brian Paterick, M.D. the center’s medical director. “Our center heals the chronic wounds of patients who might otherwise experience an amputation or other life-threatening condition. More than five million people suffer from chronic wound afflictions every year and we are proud to provide this service to our community and will continue to work to better the lives of all of our patients.”

Healogics, Inc. recognizes healthcare facilities with this distinction for going above and beyond in patient care and safety. To receive designation as a Center of Distinction, the center must meet certain key clinical indicators, including having a 92 percent patient satisfaction rate and a 91 percent wound healing rate within 30 median days to heal, among other quality outcomes. Chandler Regional’s center is a member of the Healogics, Inc. network, which includes 500 facilities that provide access to benchmarking data and substantial experience in treating more than two million wounds annually.

Earlier this year, the center received its third accreditation from the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS). The center is located at 1875 W. Frye Rd. in Chandler. For more information, please call (480) 728-3701 or visit

About Chandler Regional Medical Center
Chandler Regional Medical Center is located at 1955 West Frye Road (c)orner of Dobson and Frye Roads in Chandler. Chandler Regional is a 243-bed, acute-care, not-for-profit provider of emergency care, family birth services, comprehensive stroke services, gastroenterology, cardiovascular services, wound healing and hyperbaric oxygen therapy, cancer treatment, neurosciences, orthopedics, general surgery and diagnostic services. For more information, please visit or call (480) 728-3000. Chandler Regional is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). For information on doctor referrals, community classes or support groups, please call (480) 728-5414.

About Dignity Health
Dignity Health, one of the nation’s five largest health care systems, is a 17-state network of nearly 10,000 physicians and 56,000 employees who provide patient-centered care at more than 300 care centers, including hospitals, urgent and occupational care, imaging centers, home health, and primary care clinics. Headquartered in San Francisco, Dignity Health is dedicated to providing compassionate, high-quality and affordable patient-centered care with special attention to the poor and underserved. In 2012, Dignity Health provided $1.6 billion in charitable care and services. For more information, please visit our website at

About Healogics, Inc.
Headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla., Healogics is the nation’s largest provider of advanced wound care services. Healogics and its affiliated companies manage more than 500 Wound Care Centers® in the nation and see nearly 200,000 patients per year through a connected network of centers, partner hospitals, academic medical centers, patients and families. Leveraging its scale and experience, Healogics utilizes an evidence-based systematic approach to chronic wound healing in treating an underserved and growing patient population. For more information, please visit

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Wednesday, April 03, 2013

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