(Las Vegas, Nev.; April 22, 2011) – National Healing Corporation, an industry leader accounting for approximately 30 percent of the nation's managed and outsourced wound healing centers, has recognized the St. Rose Dominican Hospitals-San Martín Campus Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine Center with its Front Runner Award.
The center was recognized for maximizing its resources to meet the growing needs of its community. Camille LaMonte, program director, accepted the award at a three-day clinical symposium in Orlando, Florida, where nearly 450 wound care experts from around the nation were briefed by internationally-recognized specialists on new treatment options and promising research in the field.
National Healing Corporation COO, Jim Tyler, announced the honor saying, "The winners of the Front Runner Award are leading the charge as the nation prepares for the coming epidemic of chronic wounds fueled by an aging population and dramatic increases in diabetes, obesity and vascular disease. Through outstanding educational outreach, clinical excellence and operations based on best practices, they are performing an important service to their community."
Part of National Healing's nationwide network of researchers and specialists, St. Rose Dominican Hospitals- San Martín Campus Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine Center reports patient outcomes to National Healing resulting in one of the most comprehensive databases for wound outcomes in the U.S. enabling the company to share its knowledge with wound care experts from around the world.
St. Rose Dominican Hospitals-San Martín Campus Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine Center offers highly specialized wound care to patients suffering from diabetic ulcers, pressure ulcers, infections and other chronic wounds which have not healed in 30 days or more. Advanced treatments included hyperbaric oxygen therapy, negative pressure wound therapy, bio-engineered skin substitutes, biological and biosynthetic dressings and growth factor therapies. For more information, the public can call 702.492.8281.