Immediate Release – August 9, 2011
Contact: John W.
Turner, VP Public Relations, Liz Heath, Public Relations Specialist, Cayuga
Medical Center (607) 274-4498, email@example.com
Center for Wound Healing at Cayuga Medical Center
Opening in September
Center specializing in
chronic wounds names new program director.
Cayuga Center for Wound Healing at Cayuga Medical Center, located at 101 Dates Drive in
Ithaca, N.Y., will open in September to offer highly specialized methodologies
and treatments of chronic wounds and non-responsive conditions. Wounds which
do not heal in more than 30 days often have underlying medical conditions and
experts predict an increase in chronic wounds as rates of diabetes and vascular
disease combined with an aging population increase the need.
candidates for treatment at the new center are those suffering from diabetic
ulcers, pressure ulcers, infections and compromised skin grafts and flaps.
in partnership with National Healing Corporation, one of the nation's largest
wound care management companies, the center will offer hyperbaric oxygen
therapy and other leading edge wound treatment modalities.
Cayuga Center for Wound Healing has named Jeffrey
Furst as Program Director. Prior to being named as program director, Furst served for three years as a strategic business
and executive sales training consultant.
to the position 35 years of marketing, sales, and business management
experience and will be responsible for all aspects of the center’s operations
including ensuring quality patient care, recruiting and hiring staff,
compliance with federal and state guidelines, budgeting and fiscal policies,
and all marketing and sales.
Ithaca resident, Furst received a Master of
Business Administration from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minn.,
and a Bachelor of Arts degree in chemistry from University of Minnesota in
addition to hyperbaric oxygen therapy, Cayuga Center
for Wound Healing will offer negative pressure wound therapy,
bio-engineered skin substitutes, biological and biosynthetic dressings and
growth factor therapies. For more information, call Cayuga
Center for Wound Healing at (607) 274-4203.
Medical Center is a 204-bed, state-of-the art regional medical center and is
affiliated with many prestigious health care organizations including Cornell
University’s Weill Medical College in New York City, Roswell Park Cancer
Institute in Buffalo, NY, the Rochester Heart Institute at Rochester General
Hospital in Rochester, NY, and Mayo Medical Laboratories. For more information
on services available at the medical center and its satellite campuses, please
visit www.cayugamed.org or call (607) 274-4498.
National Healing Corporation
in 1996 and headquartered in Boca Raton, Fla., National Healing Corporation
provides management services and the latest technology and expertise in wound
healing to its client hospitals to establish quality wound healing programs.
The Joint Commission has awarded National Healing Disease-Specific Care
Certification for wound care. Committed to health care compliance and best
practice medicine, National Healing emphasizes these priorities in its
extensive clinical and business training programs. The privately-held company
accounts for approximately 30 percent of all wound centers in the United
States. For more information, please visit www.nationalhealing.com.
New York 14850-1383