Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Lanham, MD – Doctors Community Hospital’s Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine is one of Healogics, Inc., top performers for the 2014 Diabetes Campaign.

The Diabetes Campaign encouraged each Healogics Wound Care Center to utilize community outreach to educate healthcare providers about chronic wounds caused by diabetes. Doctors Community Hospital’s Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine was honored as one of the top five centers in its area.  The center celebrated this accomplishment with an all-staff gathering and will have a plaque placed to showcase its dedication to the community.

According to the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s Vital Statistics Administration report, about 12 percent of Prince George’s County residents have diabetes.  Additionally, there are significant disparities in the county regarding diabetes-related deaths.  To further help community members manage this complex disease, the hospital’s Joslin Diabetes Center also provides support groups and free educational materials.  Also, it provides free diabetes screenings in partnership with the Prince George’s County Health Department through an On the Road Diabetes program that travels throughout the area.

For a free diabetes or wound care brochure, call 301-DCH-4YOU (301-324-4968).

 

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About Doctors Community Hospital

Doctors Community Hospital is a premier medical and surgical hospital located in Lanham, Maryland.  With a mission of being dedicated to passionately caring for the health of patients and the community, the hospital has provided high-quality and comprehensive health care for nearly 40 years.

The hospital has182 beds with specialty programs and services that include: 

For more information, please visit www.DCHweb.org or call 301-DCH-4YOU (301-324-4968).

About Healogics, Inc. 

Headquartered in Jacksonville, FL., Healogics is the nation’s largest provider of advanced wound care services. Healogics and its affiliated companies manage nearly 600 Wound Care Centers® in the nation and see more than 234,000 patients in 2014 through a connected network of centers, partner hospitals, academic medical centers, patients and families.  Leveraging its scale and experience, Healogics utilizes an evidence-based systematic approach to chronic wound healing in treating an underserved and growing patient population.  For more information, please visit www.healogics.com or to find a Wound Care Center near you, please call 1-800-373-HEAL (4325).

Media Contact

Angela T. Wilson
Sr. Director of Marketing and Communications

Doctors Community Hospital
8118 Good Luck Road
Lanham, Maryland 20706

Phone: 301-552-8062

Email: awilson@DCHweb.org

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