Wound Care Results

Wound Care Results

The Wound Healing Center at St. Dominic’s received The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for demonstrating excellence with The Joint Commission’s national standards for health care quality and safety in disease-specific care.  To learn more, click here.  St. Dominic’s is also home to the one of the leading hyperbaric oxygen therapy centers in Mississippi.

St. Dominic’s multi-disciplinary team of dedicated physicians, nurse practitioners and nurses are committed to providing patients comprehensive care with the most advanced technology and techniques available in the treatment of chronic wounds. As compared to a database of 829 other wound care facilities, our patients heal significantly faster. (Source: Wound Expert database)

Why is Wound Care Important?

Wounds need to heal as quickly as possible so the patient can return to their normal activities of daily living. Additionally, quick and effective wound healing decreases the risk of further complications.

Wound Care Results April – June 2019

Wound Site (Healing in Days)
St. Dominic's
National Avg.
Arterial Ulcer Days to Heal
N/A
N/A
Diabetic Ulcer Days to Heal
46
84
Neuropathic Ulcer Days to Heal
N/A
N/A
Pressure Ulcer Days to Heal
19
70
Surgical Wounds Days to Heal
N/A
N/A
Trauma Wounds Days to heal
19
49
Vasculitic/Ulcer Days to Heal
N/A
N/A
Venous Ulcer Days to Heal
22
68
Wound Site (Healing in Days)
St. Dominic’s
National Avg.
Arterial Ulcer
38
82
Cellulitis
32
46
Diabetic Ulcer
48
82
Neuropathic Ulcer
55
74
Pressure Ulcer
48
72
Surgical Wounds
25
68
Trauma Wounds
27
48
Vasculitic/Ulcer
46
73
Venous Ulcer
35
67
Wound Site (Healing in Days)
St. Dominic’s
National Avg.
Arterial Ulcer
53
85
Cellulitis
24
45
Diabetic Ulcer
41
85
Neuropathic Ulcer
55
74
Pressure Ulcer
39
77
Surgical Wounds
71
73
Trauma Wounds
27
48
Vasculitic/Ulcer
46
73
Venous Ulcer
38
67
Wound Site (Healing in Days)
St. Dominic’s
National Avg.
Arterial Ulcer
63
84
Cellulitis
22
57
Diabetic Ulcer
77
87
Neuropathic Ulcer
n/a
74
Pressure Ulcer
68
72
Surgical Wounds
75
71
Trauma Wounds
68
49
Vasculitic/Ulcer
85
80
Venous Ulcer
35
71
Wound Site (Healing in Days)
St. Dominic’s
National Avg.
Arterial Ulcer
0
76
Cellulitis
42
57
Diabetic Ulcer
55
89
Neuropathic Ulcer
0
88
Pressure Ulcer
24
70
Surgical Wounds
91
N=1
70
Trauma Wounds
138
N=1
52
Vasculitic/Ulcer
0
83
Venous Ulcer
15
73
Wound Site (Healing in Days)
St. Dominic’s
National Avg.
Arterial Ulcer
30
73
Cellulitis
72
59
Diabetic Ulcer
35
85
Neuropathic Ulcer
50
92
Pressure Ulcer
33
71
Surgical Wounds
75
75
Trauma Wounds
74
49
Vasculitic/Ulcer
0
82
Venous Ulcer
50
67
Wound Site (Healing in Days)
St. Dominic’s
National Avg.
Arterial Ulcer
0
79
Cellulitis
71
49
Diabetic Ulcer
36
86
Neuropathic Ulcer
0
93
Pressure Ulcer
50
71
Surgical Wounds
75
75
Trauma Wounds
29
47
Vasculitic/Ulcer
0
77
Venous Ulcer
23
67
Wound Site (Healing in Days)
St. Dominic’s
National Avg.
Arterial Ulcer Days to Heal
Not Available
Not Available
Diabetic Ulcer Days to Heal
37
87
Neuropathic Ulcer Days to Heal
Not Available
Not Available
Pressure Ulcer Days to Heal
43
76
Surgical Wounds Days to Heal
22
68
Trauma Wounds Days to heal
47
52
Vasculitic/Ulcer Days to Heal
42
86
Venous Ulcer Days to Heal
30
67
Wound Site (Healing in Days)
St. Dominic’s
National Avg.
Arterial Ulcer Days to Heal
Not Available
Not Available
Diabetic Ulcer Days to Heal
61
91
Neuropathic Ulcer Days to Heal
Not Available
Not Available
Pressure Ulcer Days to Heal
45
70
Surgical Wounds Days to Heal
39
74
Trauma Wounds Days to heal
48
56
Vasculitic/Ulcer Days to Heal
72
90
Venous Ulcer Days to Heal
70
72