Published on September 09, 2019

High Success with Wound Healing at Pella Regional

PELLA, Iowa— In its first five months of being open, Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine at Pella Regional Health Center has seen great success in healing wounds for patients throughout the area.

Staff heal patients faster than average wound care staff with a median days to heal rate of 14. Since the center opening, four hyperbaric oxygen therapy patients have utilized the chamber totaling 95 treatments. Other numbers include:

  • Wound care encounters (each time a patient is seen): 812
  • New wound care patients: 107
  • Healed wounds: 85
  • Median days to heal: 14
  • Average healing rate: 100%
  • Patients who have completed treatment: 37