Every year, chronic wounds caused by diabetes, poor circulation or other conditions keep three to five million Americans just like you from doing the things they love. The Center for Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Services at WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital applies proven wound care practices and advanced clinical approaches, including Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, to help heal patients who suffer from such chronic wounds.
Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy is a painless treatment that is used in conjunction with other procedures to speed the healing of patients with lower extremity and other unresolved wound issues. The program provides expertise in prevention, evaluation, and management of wounds including surgical wounds, pressure ulcers, traumatic wounds, diabetic ulcers, and lower extremity wounds. Ostomy care is also available.
In addition, the Center has the opportunity to participate in a number of clinical trials utilizing the latest wound care products, dressings and antibiotics not yet available to the general public.
High Healing Rates and Reduced Healing Time
Using a team of multidisciplinary specialists and state-of-the-art wound care techniques, The Center for Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Services achieves some of the best healing rates and fastest healing times in the nation. That means you can get back to living your life the way you want in the shortest time frame possible.
A multi-disciplinary team of nurses, technicians, and other physicians including podiatrists, work closely with the referring doctor to prescribe the most appropriate course of treatment.
Insurance and Payment
In most cases, you do not need a physician referral for services. However, if you do need a referral, our staff will acquire this from your primary care physician.
The Center for Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Services participates in many insurance plans and PPOs. Medicare and Medicaid also cover services. Coverage for services will depend on your particular plan.