Holy Redeemer Hospital Wound Care Center Now Offers Hyperbaric Medicine
Posted Date: 10/23/2012
October 23, 2012—Meadowbrook, PA—Patients with slow or non-healing wounds can now benefit from a new service at Holy Redeemer Hospital Wound Care Center. On October 1st, Holy Redeemer added Hyperbaric Medicine to its outpatient treatment of adults with chronic wounds.
The Holy Redeemer Wound Care Center is a state-of-the-art facility for the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of chronic or non-healing wounds. The medical team, including a surgeon and certified wound ostomy and continence nurses (CWOCNs), are experts on the latest techniques, pharmaceuticals and dressings shown to improve healing and prevent hospitalizations from wounds. Depending upon a patient’s needs, treatment may include a combination of interventions such as skin grafting, use of protective devices and surgical techniques or hyperbaric oxygen therapy.
Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) is a proven medical treatment that enhances the body’s natural healing while strengthening the immune system. HBOT is a course of treatment used for various conditions and illnesses, including diabetic ulcers and other non-healing wounds. Holy Redeemer’s program features two hyperbaric chambers for patients.
Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy is recognized as a successful adjunctive treatment by the American Medical Association, Medicare, and most commercial insurers.
The Holy Redeemer Wound Care Center is located in Meadowbrook, PA on the campus of Holy Redeemer Hospital, in the Medical Office Building, Suite 206. For information, please call 800-818-4747 or visit www.holyredeemer.com/woundcare.
About Holy Redeemer
With an emphasis on providing a continuum of care, Holy Redeemer Health System remains true to the mission to care, comfort and heal that its sponsor, the Sisters of the Holy Redeemer, began in our region in 1924 – to provide high quality, compassionate care. Today, Holy Redeemer offers a wide range of healthcare and health-related services, including an acute care hospital, home health and hospice services, two skilled nursing facilities, assisted living, a retirement community, low-income housing, an active living community, and a transitional housing program for homeless women and children. With corporate offices in Huntingdon Valley, PA, Holy Redeemer Health System is a Catholic healthcare provider, serving southeastern Pennsylvania and 12 counties in New Jersey, from Union County south to Cape May County.