Sierra Providence Health Network Celebrates Providence Memorial Wound Care Open House
Sierra Providence Health Network (SPHN) celebrated the Heal This Open House of the newly remodeled Center for Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine at Providence Memorial Hospital, on Wednesday, July 10 at 10 a.m. at 2101 N. Oregon (located next door to Providence Children’s Hospital). Wound Care Center physicians, certified technicians and staff were on hand to answer questions, and guests had access to the cutting-edge Hyperbaric Oxygen Healing chambers (HBO) used for wound healing.
Providence Memorial Hospital Wound Care Center has partnered with Healogics, the nation’s leading wound care management company that works with a hospitals across the nation, bringing them innovative technologies such as Hyberbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBO) management, negative pressure therapies, and biosynthetics to insure that patients receive the best and most innovative treatment available.
“We are excited to open our doors to our community and showcase our renovated center, our excellent team of physicians and staff specializing in wound care,” said Eddie Luna, Program Director. “Our ultimate goal is to restore the patient’s quality of life by providing them with the most advanced wound care options available in the El Paso region.”
For over 20 years, Providence Memorial Hospital has been providing wound care services. Now we are celebrating the remodeling and expansion of the Center for Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine at Providence Memorial Hospital with the addition of the Hyperbaric Oxygen Healing chambers (HBO). The Wound Care Center diagnoses, tests, and treats chronic and non-healing wounds through the use of specialized treatment programs.
It is estimated that about 8 million people in the United States suffer from chronic wounds. Those likely to be candidates for wound care treatment at the Providence Memorial Hospital Wound Care Center are those suffering from diabetic and pressure ulcers, burns, infections, radiation wounds, and wounds that have not healed within 30 days.
About Sierra Providence Health Network:
Sierra Providence Health Network includes Sierra Providence East Medical Center, Sierra Medical Center, Providence Memorial Hospital and Providence Children’s Hospital. The Network also offers a wide range of outpatient services including Sierra Providence TotalCare, Sierra Providence Urgent Care Centers, Sierra Providence Trawood Center and ER, Sierra Teen and Women’s Centers, Wound Care Centers and Sierra Providence Sleep Disorders Center.