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The Brentwood is Now Vohra Certified

The Brentwood Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center in Danvers, MA has been certified as a Vohra Center of Excellence for Wound Management. Vohra Physician Dr. Andrew DiLernia has been treating The Brentwood’s residents with wound and skin issues since 2013. It’s that type of clinician continuity that helps bring optimal wound healing outcomes to their patients. To qualify for the certification, the facility must have achieved a less than one percent wound-related hospitalization rate, have a Vohra Wound Certified Nurse and have a Vohra physician-led program. The Brentwood meets all of these criteria, along with others, ensuring that their patients are getting top-level wound management. “We’re certainly proud to reach this certification,” said The Brentwood Administrator Michael Takesian. Our nurses and physicians work collectively together really hard to make sure patient care is number one. It’s important that we continue to focus in on that. Certainly, it’s about prevention rather than treating the wounds after they’ve started. I think we spend a lot of time looking at how we can prevent them. Once they do occur, or if they come in with pre-established wounds, we’re trying to aggressively treat them and care for them in the best situation we can. And, obviously we’re doing a pretty good job with that. We appreciate the distinction from Vohra.” Dr. DiLernia said, “Congratulations to The Brentwood on its achievement of the Vohra Center of Excellence Certification. I look forward to continuing to work with their wound team to achieve healing outcomes for our patients.” The Brentwood becomes the fourth Marquis Health Services facility in Massachusetts to qualify for the honor joining Briarwood, Webster Park and Chestnut Woods. To see a video interview from the presentation: Click Here Pictured L to R: Director of Admissions Leah Kirkpatrick; Marquis Regional Director of Operations Sharon Zeigler; Magincia Petiote, RN; Administrator Michael Takesian; Vohra Physician Dr. Andrew DiLernia, MD   About Vohra Wound Physicians: Founded in 2000, Vohra Wound Physicians is the leading physician network devoted to post-acute wound care in skilled nursing and assisted living facilities. More than 240 physicians provide bedside care for patients in more than 2500 facilities across 27 states. We support our physicians and partners through our proprietary electronic health system, telehealth platforms, robust wound predictive tools, and most accessible and active education programs. For more information, visit www.VohraPhysicians.com.   About The Brentwood Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center: Courtesy www.thebrentwoodrehab.com The Brentwood Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center is a leading provider of subacute rehabilitation and skilled nursing care serving the Danvers community and greater Essex County. Located in close proximity to many area hospitals including Salem Hospital, Lahey Hospital and Beverly Hospital, they are noted for their acclaimed orthopedic and stroke recovery programs. The Brentwood is a Marquis Health Services facility located at 56 Liberty St., Danvers, MA 01923.
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Author: Dr. Janet Mackenzie, CMO

Janet S Mackenzie MD is the Chief Medical Officer at Vohra Wound Physicians. She has been with the company since 2013 and has almost 30 years of wound care experience as both a plastic surgeon and a wound care specialist. After obtaining a Master’s degree in Education, she obtained her Medical Degree from the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine. She trained in general surgery at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center and plastic surgery at McGill University. She is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, the American Board of Wound Management, and the American Board of General Medicine, and is a Certified Wound Specialist Physician (CWSP).