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Iredell Wound Care & Hyperbaric Center Receives Center of Distinction Award

(Statesville, NC – May 29, 2014) – Iredell Health System announced today that the Iredell Wound Care & Hyperbaric Center received the Robert A. Warriner III, M.D., Center of Excellence award, because it has met the Center of Distinction quality standards for two consecutive years. This Center has achieved patient satisfaction rates over 92%, a greater than 91% healing rate in 30 median days, among other quality standards.

The Center was awarded this prestigious honor by Healogics, Inc., the nation's largest provider of advanced wound care services with three centers in NC receiving this award. Iredell Wound Care & Hyperbaric center is the only center in Iredell and surrounding counties to receive this award.

"We are honored to be recognized again as a Center of Distinction and Excellence for our wound care program," said Ed Rush, CEO of Iredell Health System.

The Iredell Wound Care & Hyperbaric Center offers highly specialized wound care to patients suffering from diabetic ulcers, pressure ulcers, infections and other chronic wounds which have not healed in a reasonable amount of time. Advanced treatments included hyperbaric oxygen therapy, negative pressure wound therapy, bio-engineered skin substitutes, biological and biosynthetic dressings and growth factor therapies.

The Wound Care Center® is a member of the Healogics Network of over 550 centers, with access to benchmarking data and experience of treating over two million chronic wounds.

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