Roland Reyes, MD, FACS, Presented with 2012 Wound Care Professional Award|
For Immediate Release
Kristen R. Davis - EMH Healthcare
ELYRIA, OH – EMH Healthcare is pleased to announce that Roland Reyes, MD, FACS is the recipient of the 2012 Wound Care Professional Award by Healogics, Inc., the world’s leading wound care management company. Dr. Reyes is a board certified plastic surgeon with a practice at the EMH Avon Health Campus in addition to treating patients at the EMH Elyria Wound Care Center.
Dr. Reyes was chosen to receive the award out of 350 wound care professionals based on his commitment to wound care and quantitative benchmarking and wound healing rates. He has achieved outstanding patient outcomes for 12 consecutive months, including a patient satisfaction rate of more than 98 percent and a 98 percent wound healing rate within 30 median days to heal, among other quality outcomes.
The EMH Elyria Wound Care Center is a member of the Healogics Network of more than 552 centers, which provides benchmarking data and proven experience treating more than two million chronic wounds. In the EMH Elyria Wound Care Center, more than 450 patients from the community were provided specialized treatment for chronic and non-chronic wounds in 2012.
“I am honored to receive this recognition,” said Dr. Reyes. “It’s gratifying to me to be able to help patients who had given up on ever healing their wounds. To see my patients get back to living the lifestyles they had been accustomed to prior to their wound is truly a wonderful experience.”
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Healogics, located in Jacksonville, Florida, is the world's largest wound care management company with over 525 hospital partners delivering excellent evidence-based care to patients with chronic wounds. Healogics has been the leader in wound care for over 20 years, offering the most advanced modalities-including hyperbaric oxygen therapy. Providing outstanding wound care is Healogics entire focus. Our leaders are internationally recognized experts in wound care, who research, teach, and guide quality-improvement initiatives such as Healogics Clinical Practice Guidelines. Based on our experience of treating more than two million wounds, Healogics Centers achieve excellent outcomes as measured by i-heal® clinical management system, including a high rate of limb salvage, an 89% healing rate with 30 median days-to-heal, and high patient satisfaction. Together, we heal wounds and improve patients' lives.