Seamless Access Care - Wound Management Centers
St. Luke's Wound Management Centers Implement "Seamless Access Care" Across Multiple Locations
The St. Luke's Wound Management Centers, with locations in Bethlehem, Coaldale and Quakertown, provide state-of-the-art treatment for chronic, non-healing wounds of a simple or complex nature. The St. Luke's team has more than 13,000 patient visits a year across its three centers. Its multidisciplinary team of professionals includes general surgeons, trauma surgeons, plastic and vascular surgeons, podiatrists, infectious disease physicians, specially trained wound care nurses, certified wound, ostomy continence nurses (CWOCN) and certified wound specialists (CWS).
St. Luke's Wound Management Centers treat the entire spectrum of non-healing wounds including venous ulcers, diabetic foot ulcers, non-healing surgical wounds, pressure ulcers, traumatic injuries, minor burns and cutaneous manifestations of co-morbidities such as scleroderma, pyoderma gangrenosum, SLE and others.
According to Clinical Director, Joanne Labiak, RN, BSN, CWOCN, CWS, “We have created a best practice standard for caring for patients with complicated chronic, and difficult-to-heal wounds. Because many times our patients have multiple, concurrent conditions, they have different health care needs that require sophisticated coordination. Additionally, patients with complex wounds may require the care of a specialist focused on their unique conditions. Our team coordinates total patient care, from ancillary services such as ordering home care equipment and transportation logistics, to coordinating care with a specialist that may be located at another St. Luke's Wound Management facility.”
Labiak states that patients coming to St. Luke's receive seamless access to the best wound management physicians in the region. “Our depth of physician specialists and staff expertise enables us to provide the most comprehensive care for all wound types. Our multidisciplinary team is in constant communication about each and every patient. Our commitment to excellence in clinical practice outcomes ensures that patients in any geographic region receive the highest quality wound management care.”
For more information about St. Luke's Wound Management services, contact any of our convenient locations:
- St. Luke's Wound Management Center—Bethlehem (240 Union Station Plaza; 610-954-2440)
- St. Luke's Wound Management Center—Coaldale (360 W. Ruddle St; 866-887-6692)
- St. Luke's Wound Management Center—Quakertown (1021 Park Ave; 215-529-6300)