As Clinical Nurse Manager, Eldred will be responsible for all clinical aspects of the center including providing continuity of care for patients, integrating new therapies into care and training new personnel, reviewing and reporting on patient outcomes, and ensuring quality of care.
A resident of Battle Creek, Eldred brings more than 20 years of experience to the center. She started her nursing career as a staff RN & maternal/child float nurse at Battle Creek Health Systems in 1987. Eldred has held the position of Pediatrics Manager, Nurse Manager of Nursing and Accreditation Services, and Medical Oncology Research Coordinator.
Dotty received her associate’s degree in nursing from Kellogg Community College and her bachelor of Management Health Services from Spring Arbor University. Dotty is currently attendingSpringArborUniversityto complete her BSN. She holds a certificate for meds, diet & diabetic care.
The CHC Wound Healing Center is created in partnership with Florida-based National Healing Corporation, which accounts for 30 percent of all managed and outsourced wound centers in the nation. The center offers highly specialized treatments including negative pressure wound therapy, bio-engineered skin substitutes, biological and biosynthetic dressings and growth factor therapies.
Founded in 1996 and headquartered in Boca Raton, Fla., with offices in Tampa, Fla., and Louisville, Ky., 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 30 percent of all managed and outsourced wound centers in the United States. For more information, please visit www.nationalhealing.com.
Physicians and clinical staff at National Healing Center (NHC) managed wound centers are trained in leading edge therapeutic methods as well as updated with the latest information about the industry, policies and procedures. Working with the most sophisticated medical equipment, physicians treat patients with a dedicated support staff including registered nurse case managers.