The Comprehensive Wound Healing Center at the Margaret R. Pardee Memorial Hospital in Hendersonville, N.C., held a ribbon cutting and an open house in October to celebrate the expanded space and services.
“Our expanded space, along with hyperbaric oxygen chamber capability, affords this community with a state-of-the-art facility for the treatment of non-healing wounds,” said Charles Albers, MD, FACS, medical director of the Wound Center.
In other news, more than 100 people were on hand for a celebration that marked the groundbreaking of a healthcare campus, which will be located on Hendersonville Road in Fletcher, N.C. The groundbreaking for the Mission Pardee Health Campus, an 80,000-square-foot facility with an outpatient focus, was the culmination of more than three years of planning, according to a news release.On October 1, Pardee Hospital employees joined Habitat for Humanity to build a house for a family in need.
Pardee Hospital also announced the opening of its new Pain Center in the fall. The Pain Center provides treatment for chronic pain and diseases of the spine.
The hospital also was recognized in 2011 as the American Cancer Society’s Top Fundraising Relay For Life Team in western North Carolina. It was the second year Pardee has been recognized as the top fundraiser based on the 27 relay events held in the Western North Carolina region. In 2011, Pardee raised over $48,000 for Relay For Life and surpassed their 2010 fundraising efforts by nearly $3,000. Pardee’s Relay For Life fundraising goal for 2012 is $50,000.
The Pardee Hospital Foundation hosted its annual Women Helping Women Luncheon in October and raised more than $130,000, which will be used to provide financial assistance for uninsured women’s healthcare needs at the hospital, such as diagnostic screenings and procedures for cancer, heart disease, osteoporosis and other critical health needs.
On October 1, Pardee employees joined Habitat for Humanity to build a house for a family in need, according to a news release. More than 50 employees and their spouses, as well as neighboring families in the community, participated in building the house.