Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital Wound Center Names Program Director
Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital June 08, 2009
LAKE FOREST, IL – Anne O. Craft, a health care development and policy executive with more than 18 years of experience, has been named program director at Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital Wound Center at Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital in Lake Forest, which is scheduled to open in August.
Located at 900 N. Westmoreland Road, the center will specialize in
the treatment of chronic wounds and non-responsive conditions. Created
in partnership with National Healing Corporation, one of the nation's
largest wound care management companies, it will offer hospital-based
outpatient wound care as well as disease management and diabetes care.
As program director, Craft will be responsible for all aspects of the
center’s operation including ensuring quality patient care, recruiting
and hiring, compliance with federal and state guidelines, budgeting and
fiscal policies, and marketing and sales.
A resident of Saint Charles, Craft most recently served as practice
manager with the department of surgery at DuPage Medical Group.
After receiving a bachelor of science degree in health care
administration from Southwest Texas State University, Craft earned a
master of science degree in management and organizational development
from Benedictine University in Lisle.
Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital Wound Center will have leading-edge
hyperbaric oxygen chambers which surround the patient with 100 percent
oxygen at higher than normal atmospheric pressure to increase the amount
of oxygen in the blood and promote healing from the inside out. The
center will also offer highly specialized treatments including
bio-engineered skin substitutes, biological and biosynthetic dressings,
and growth factor therapies.
For more information on the Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital Wound Center, call 847.535.7600.