STATE-OF-THE-ART HYPERBARIC MEDICAL CARE OFFERED AT GOOD SAM

The Wound and Hyperbaric Institute at Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center is home to the leading wound care specialists and treatment options in the region including a limb salvage program. Recently, the Institute was awarded accreditation by the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS), the leading authority in hyperbaric medicine. This accreditation is recognition that few hospitals and facilities have earned, and identifies the Institute as providing patients with advanced care. Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center is the only hospital in the county with UHMS accreditation to offer this treatment.

The staff of Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center’s Wound and Hyperbaric Institute, led by Hyperbaric Medical Director Byoung W. Yang, are leaders in industry research and recently received national recognition at the 27th Annual Clinical Symposium on Advances in Skin and Wound Care in Las Vegas where their poster submission entitled “Chronic Sternal Wound Management with Hyperbaric Oxygen, Antibiotics, and Vacuum Assisted Closure” was awarded first place. To learn more about the Wound and Hyperbaric Institute at Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center, please call Dr. Yang at 845-368-5951.