Cape Regional Medical Center
Meeting the growing needs of our residents and providing the high-quality, personalized care you’ve come to know and expect from Cape Regional Health System.
• Optimum healing ensured by our team approach to care.
Cape Regional Medical Center has earned
The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval™ for Wound Care by
demonstrating excellence and meeting The Joint Commission’s national
standards for healthcare quality and safety in disease specific care.
The certification recognizes Cape Regional Medical Center’s dedication
to continuous improvement and its effective use of clinical practice
guidelines and national standards.
“Wound Services is a hospital-wide program based on clinical guidelines and designed to meet the highest Joint Commission standards. Measures for identification, prevention and treatment of wounds are included for patient care from hospital admission thorough discharge,” explains Judith Horn, PT, DPT, MS, GCS, Certified Wound Specialist and Wound Services Program Manager. “Patients in the community can attend outpatient services for wound care and education on many types of conditions. Joint Commission certification validates our interdisciplinary and organizational wide processes for excellence in program management and delivery of clinical care.”
“Certification is a voluntary process, and I commend Cape Regional Medical Center for successfully undertaking this challenge to elevate its standard of care and instill confidence in the community it serves,” says Jean Range, M.D., R.N., C.P.H.Q., Executive Director, Disease-Specific Care Certification.
Wound Care at Cape Regional Medical Center is certified by The Joint Commission and has been providing high quality services since 1998. Wound Care Services offer a therapeutic plan of care tailored to the needs of the individual patient. From examination and evaluation, treatment, education and follow up, patients and healthcare providers are kept informed every step of the way. For more information on Wound Care Services at Cape Regional Medical Center, please call 609-463-2629.