Posted on June 26th, 2018 by Speare Memorial Hospital
It’s a 3-Peat for Speare’s Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine Center Team
For the 3rd consecutive year, the Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine Center at Speare Memorial Hospital has exceeded quality measures in patient care and has received the Robert A. Warriner III, M.D. Center of Excellence Award from Healogics. Centers are only eligible for the Center of Excellence Award when they have proven clinical excellence by meeting the standards of high-quality care for back to back years. Quality measures including patient satisfaction, healing rate, and healing time are considered as a part of the criteria for receiving this accolade.
“This is a team that puts the patient first, each and every time, because of their passion for the work that they do. Each team member is a true patient advocate and I am so proud to be a part of this team”, states Rebecca Sayre, Clinical Program Director for The Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine Center at Speare hospital.
Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) Awareness Month – White Sock Campaign
Posted on September 13th, 2018 by Speare Memorial Hospital
Peripheral arterial disease, or (PAD) develops when arteries become completely or partially blocked with plaque deposits that limit blood flow to legs. Just like clogged arteries in the heart, clogged arteries in the legs increase the risk of heart attack, stroke or even death. Atherosclerosis (plaque buildup) in the legs does not always cause symptoms, […]
RehabFit Exercise of the Week – Calf Stretch Lunge
Posted on September 12th, 2018 by Speare Memorial Hospital
The RehabFit Exercise of the Week is presented by Speare Memorial Hospital’s medical fitness team members, Leah Baron, MS and Rebeccah Chase, MS, CSCS, RCEP. This week they present how to do the Calf Stretch Lunge. This is a popular stretch because it can be done anywhere, and it improves mobility as well as flexibility. […]