December 04, 2013
The CTMC Institute for Advanced Wound Healing Receives T.E.A.M. Award
SAN MARCOS, TX – Healogics, the management company that Central Texas Medical Center (CTMC) contracts its Institute for Advanced Wound Healing through, recently presented CTMC’s wound care staff with the Together Everyone Achieves More (TEAM) award. ###
“The staff was nominated due to their excellent teamwork, dedication to outstanding patient care and great customer service,” said Glenda Ainsworth, program director for the CTMC Institute for Advanced Wound Healing.
The CTMC wound care team will receive a plaque and a catered lunch as a reward for their outstanding performance.
Last year, the CTMC Institute for Advanced Wound Healing received accreditation from the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS) after meeting the most robust industry standards. The institute opened in January 2010 and specializes in advanced wound therapies, including hyperbaric oxygen therapy.
Specialists at the Institute evaluate and instigate appropriate healing regimes for patients with at risk, slow to heal or problem wounds such as:
o Diabetic foot/leg ulcers
o Soft tissue infections
o Arterial Wounds
o Bone infections
o Swollen leg ulcers/venous ulcers
o Necrotic Insect Bites
o Traumatic Wounds
o Burn Wounds
o Surgery Wounds
o Radiation Wounds
For more information about the Institute, please call 512-353-6430 or visit ctmc.org and click on “Care & Services.”
The hospital, which originated in 1923 as Hays County Soldiers, Sailors and Marines Memorial Hospital, was restructured in 1960. The present facility was opened at its current Wonder World Drive location in 1983. The CTMC staff of more than 700 employees works with more than 220 active and consulting physicians to provide quality services to patients and their families.
In addition, over 200 community members and interns from area educational institutions volunteer their services to the hospital. In 2010, 2011 and 2012, CTMC was named The Best Hospital in Hays County. CTMC also added a certified Chest Pain Center to its ER capabilities in 2011 and became an accredited Primary Stroke Center in 2013. In 2012, CTMC became the first operating room along the IH-35 corridor between Austin and San Antonio to be equipped with a da Vinci robotic-assisted surgery suite.
CTMC is a member of the Adventist Health System (AHS), a not-for-profit healthcare organization that emphasizes Christ at the center of care. Founded in 1973, Adventist Health System has grown to become the largest not-for-profit Protestant health care provider in the nation. Today, Adventist Health System supports 44 campuses and employs 79,000 individuals. Adventist Health System hospitals are comprised of more than 7,700 licensed beds, providing care for 4 million patients each year in inpatient, outpatient and emergency room visits.