CVH Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine Center earns honors
Mar 27, 2019, 03:00 AM
The Cascade Valley Hospital Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine Center in Arlington has received the Center of Distinction Award for 2018, which results in the Center of Excellence Award from Healogics.
A facility must achieve honors as a Center of Distinction two years in a row to qualify as a Center of Excellence. This is the third time that the program has achieved this award since 2009. The last time was in 2013.
“We are extremely pleased to achieve this honor once again for our program offering excellent patient care and outstanding outcomes,” said Jola Barnett, MBA, Regional Vice President of Operations for Skagit Regional Health.
As a Center of Excellence, the program achieves or exceeds outstanding clinical and operational results for 2018 including 92 percent or higher patient satisfaction, 91 percent or higher healing rate in 30 days or fewer and 19 percent or lower outlier rate.
The team of providers serving patients in Arlington includes General Surgeon Peter Wolff, MD; Wound Care Specialist David Dunnington, MD; Podiatrist Michael Riojas, DPM; Podiatrist Todd Skiles, DPM and Ruth Wolff, ARNP.
In the announcement, Healogics’ CEO David Bassin notes: “This award is incredibly important. It demonstrates your center’s continued and consistent commitment to our patients and hospital partners, and a focus on creating an exceptional patient experience.”
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