Encompass Health Care aims to heal accident patients without a hospital trip

ER waits,  hospital stays, costly bills … there are plenty of reasons why severely-injured accident victims often avoid a return trip to the hospital.

A new health care facility in West Bloomfield hopes to treat patients who are victims of severe wounds.

Dr. Bruce Ruben, a wound care specialist, directs Encompass Health Care, a 5,5000 sq. foot facility designed to treat these patients, with a particular focus on paraplegics and quadriplegics. He and his team members will perform nutritional and circulatory assessments, prescribe antibiotics, and try to preserve traumatized tissue with the use of hyperbaric oxygen chambers.

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