The Wound Care & Hyperbarics program at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital has received the Robert A. Warriner III, M.D., Center of Excellence award by Healogics, the nation’s largest provider of advanced wound care services.

The award recognizes outstanding clinical outcomes for at least two consecutive years, including patient satisfaction higher than 92 percent, and a wound healing rate of at least 91 percent in less than 30 median days.

“We are very proud to receive national recognition for high quality patient outcomes and exemplary patient satisfaction,” says David Strom, M.D., orthopedic surgeon and medical director of FirstHealth Wound Care & Hyperbarics. “This award is a testament to the commitment and dedication of our entire team to delivering outstanding results.”

FirstHealth Wound Care and Hyperbarics is a member of the Healogics network of nearly 700 wound care centers with access to benchmarking data and proven experience treating approximately 2.5 million chronic wounds.

“The extraordinary care provided to patients in our Wound Care & Hyperbaric Center is life-changing and, at times, even lifesaving,” adds Dr. Strom. “Our wound care team’s specialized training and dedication helps patients restore their health and achieve faster healing rates. I am exceptionally proud to work with this team.”

FirstHealth Wound Care & Hyperbarics offers specialized wound care to patients suffering from diabetic ulcers, pressure ulcers, infections and other chronic wounds that have not healed in a reasonable amount of time. Treatments include negative pressure wound therapy, debridement, cellular-based tissue or skin substitute application, offloading or total contact casts, and hyperbaric oxygen therapy.

FirstHealth Wound Care & Hyperbarics is located in the Specialty Centers Building on the campus of Moore Regional Hospital. For more information, call (910) 715-5902 or visit

Courtesy photo: Pictured from left to right are Rachel Richardson, wound care consultant; Willie Crawford, program director; Rosa Olivero, LPN; Janice Zinnerman, receptionist; Marie Zaylor, R.N.; Laoma Watson, referral coordinator; Dana Quick, R.N., clinical manager; Angie Campbell, LPN; Allison Bounds, R.N.; Matthew Reinhardt, M.D.; Gena Richardson, R.N.; Crystal Thompson, R.N.; and Jamie Reaves, R.N.



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