Berlin, Md. — The Wound Care Center at Atlantic General Hospital
was presented with the Center of Excellence Award for 2018 during National
Hospital Week. This is the tenth consecutive year that the Wound Care
Center has received the award. Healogics, the nation’s largest provider
of advanced wound care services, bestows the Robert A. Warriner III, M.D.,
Center of Excellence Award to those wound care centers that achieve or
exceeds clinical and operational benchmarks including:
- 92 percent patient satisfaction rate
- 91 healing rate, in 30 median days or less to heal
Out of 413 eligible Centers, 342 earned the award this year.
Atlantic General’s Wound Care Center is the only center in the U.S.
to receive the award 10 times.
The Wound Care Center at Atlantic General Hospital is a member of the Healogics
network of nearly 700 Wound Care Centers®, with access to benchmarking
data and proven experience treating approximately 2.5 million chronic wounds.
The Wound Care Center offers highly specialized wound care to patients suffering from diabetic
ulcers, pressure ulcers, infections and other chronic wounds that have
not healed in a reasonable amount of time. Advanced treatments included
negative pressure wound therapy, bio-engineered skin substitutes, biological
and biosynthetic dressings and growth factor therapies.
“We are fortunate to have such an amazing resource in our local community.
The wound care center is a lifeline for those suffering from chronic wounds,”
said Mary Mullins, Clinical Program Manager of the Wound Care Center.
“This award demonstrates Atlantic General Wound Care Center’s
continued and consistent commitment to our patients and hospital partners,
and a focus on creating an exceptional patient experience,” said
David Bassin, Healogics chief executive officer. “Maintaining our
highest standard of care year after year requires a dedicated focus, stamina
Photo Caption: (From left) Sherry Whitt, director of the medical surgical
department; Geri Rosol, Ph.D., past program director; Mary Mullins, RN,
clinical program manager of the Wound Care Center; Colleen Wareing, RN,
vice president of patient care services at AGH; Michael Franklin, president
and CEO of Atlantic General Hospital
About Atlantic General Hospital
Atlantic General Hospital has been providing quality health care to the
residents of Worcester, Wicomico, Somerset (Md.) and Sussex (Del.) counties
since May 1993. Built through the commitment and generosity of a dedicated
community, Atlantic General’s main facility in Berlin, Md., combines
the warmth of personalized attention with the reassurance of medical expertise
and advanced technology. The not-for-profit hospital provides quality
specialty care in oncology, medical and surgical weight loss, orthopedics,
and women’s diagnostics among other services. Atlantic General Health
System, its network of more than 40 primary care providers and specialists,
cares for residents and visitors throughout the region. For more information
about Atlantic General Hospital, visit