Saturday, October 29, 2005

Diversified Therapy Signs Contracts for 17 New Wound Care Centers Nationwide


Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) October 29, 2005 -- Diversified Therapy, the nation’s leading disease management company focusing on collaborating with hospitals to establish and manage comprehensive outpatient wound care programs, announces the signing of 17 new hospital contracts this year. The new wound care centers will be located at hospitals across the country, from Redding, CA to Philadelphia, PA. This exceptional growth increases the total number of Diversified Therapy hospital partnerships to 69 in 23 states, including 17 centers in Florida.

Diversified Therapy has grown substantially since its inception in 1996. Initially, there were two wound care centers and six employees. Upon joining the company in 1997, President and CEO Jim Henry broadened the strategic focus from hyperbaric oxygen therapy to include the emerging wound care market and professional training.

Focused on clinical excellence, Diversified Therapy leads the industry in the number of its centers that are accredited by the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS). There are currently 14 UHMS accredited Diversified Therapy centers nationwide. The designation is based on an evaluation of the facility and equipment, staff training and the quality of care and patient safety. Additionally, Diversified Therapy is accredited with Disease-Specific Care Certification from the Joint Commission of Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) for demonstrating excellence in healthcare quality in its comprehensive wound care management services.

About Diversified Therapy:
Established in 1996, Diversified Therapy manages comprehensive wound care centers at more than 60 contracted hospitals in 23 states nationwide, allowing hospitals to provide a needed, value-added service to a growing patient population. Diversified Therapy plans, develops and manages the wound care centers, providing implementation guidelines, key staff, operating procedures, clinical algorithms, outcomes data tracking systems, education and billing and coding training.
Diversified Therapy is headquartered in Jacksonville, FL. More information is available at www.diversifiedtherapy.com.