Sierra View Wound Healing Featured at First Coffee March 6

February 25, 2020
The Porterville Recorder

The March event will be complete with a free light breakfast, coffee and prizes while learning about the hospital’s vital Wound Healing services from the esteemed Medical Director, Dr. Russell Dounies. The event will be held at the Galaxy Theater.

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The Impact of Wound Healing

February 24, 2020
Citrus County Chronicle

Chronic wounds affect approximately 6.7 million people in the United States and, if left untreated, an unhealed wound on the foot or leg can lead to a diminished quality of life and possible amputation. As many as 82 percent of leg amputations are due to poor circulation of the affected limb.

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Free Risk Assessments Offered on Diabetes Alert Day, March 24, at HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital

February 24, 2020
St. Louis Post-Dispatch

HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital’s Wound Care Center and Joslin Diabetes Center Affiliate at HSHS Medical Group encourages the public to take a free Diabetes Risk Test on Tuesday, March 24 in support of American Diabetes Association Alert Day. This nationally recognized day is a “wake-up call” asking the American public to take a one-minute Diabetes Risk Test to find out if they are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes.

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February is Heart Health Month

February 22, 2020
Big Spring Herald

February is recognized as Heart Health Month. In an effort to raise awareness, encourage and promote heart health, in the community, wearing red is encouraged on Fridays. The first Go Red Day took place Feb. 3. In addition to wearing red throughout the month, The Wound Healing Center at Scenic Mountain Medical Center hosted an open house this past Friday.

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New Center at Medina Hospital Helps Heal Chronic Wounds

February 22, 2020
OrleansHub.com

An unused space in Medina Memorial Hospital is seeing new life as the location of a new Wound Care Center. Lisa Albanese of Brockport, formerly of Medina, is program director for the Wound Care Center, which has offices in both Medina and United Memorial Health Care Center in Batavia. Medina’s center is located on the first floor of the hospital, in what used to be the Intensive Care Unit.

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Jennie’s Advanced Wound Center Marks 10th Anniversary

February 20, 2020
The Daily Nonpareil

The Methodist Jennie Edmundson Advanced Wound Center is celebrating a decade of providing “exceptional wound care” to southwest Iowa. “Since the doors first opened, we’ve been fortunate to have the region’s most dedicated and educated wound care providers,” said Jen Fletcher, program director of the wound center.

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Upper Valley Medical Center Offering Vein Services

February 14, 2020
Piqua Daily Call

The Wound Care Center and Hyperbaric Services at Upper Valley Medical Center (UVMC) is introducing advanced vein services provided through Healogics VeinCare. With VeinCare, endovenous laser ablation – a procedure to address problematic veins – is now available in the wound care center along with diagnostic and follow-up care exams.

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