SSM Health is honored to announce the SSM Health Wound Clinics in Southern Illinois are recipients of RestorixHealth’s biannual awards. SSM Health Wound Clinic in Mt. Vernon earned the highest achievement, the Wound Center of Excellence Award, and SSM Health Wound Clinic in Centralia earned the Clinical Distinction Award for Hyperbarics. Recipients of these prestigious awards meet or exceed national wound care quality benchmarks over a set period.
“This achievement reaffirms the quality of care the SSM Health Wound Clinics provide its patients every day,” said Pamela Ford, RN, COCO – Wound Clinic Program Director for SSM Health Illinois. “We are proud to be a recipient of an award that recognizes the hard work and dedication of our staff at both locations.”
The SSM Health Wound Clinics are dedicated to optimizing outcomes and preventing lower limb loss in patients with non-healing wounds. The approach to wound care is aggressive and comprehensive, coordinating traditional and advanced therapies and techniques that are proven to reduce healing time and improve healing rates.
The centers are staffed with clinicians with advanced training in wound care. Integrating a team of wound care professionals optimizes patient care while offering the most advanced healing options.
SSM Health Wound Clinics are located at 400 N. Pleasant Ave in Centralia and 4106 S. Water Tower Place in Mt. Vernon. Both clinics are open Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 p.m. For more information, please call 618-436-6318 (Centralia) or 618-899-3710 (Mt. Vernon).
Pictured is the SSM Health Wound Clinic team of Centralia and Mt. Vernon.