Bismarck hospital earns accreditation for joint replacement center
Apr11

Bismarck hospital earns accreditation for joint replacement center

Mark Hawks got both his knees replaced in January at Sanford Health in Bismarck’s Total Joint Replacement Center, which recently received national accreditation from the Joint Commission.

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Wolters Kluwer & The Joint Commission reveal 8 online courses for joint replacement advanced certification — 5 things to know
Apr04

Wolters Kluwer & The Joint Commission reveal 8 online courses for joint replacement advanced certification — 5 things to know

Wolters Kluwer unveiled eight online courses to assist organizations navigate The Joint Commission’s Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement. Here are five things to know:

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Baby boomers stay hip with joint replacements
Mar22

Baby boomers stay hip with joint replacements

The generation that swayed to rock ‘n’ roll and has seen some of the greatest advances in medical technology in human history isn’t slowing down anytime soon. Hip and knee replacements are on the rise and the Summit Orthopedics Vadnais Heights Surgery Center is at the forefront of the trend, both in the Twin Cities and across the nation.

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Working together: The faces of joint replacement
Feb20

Working together: The faces of joint replacement

There’s a lot to do before getting a knee or hip joint replaced. And it takes a comprehensive coordination of many to assure the patient gets moving and that the implant is working, hopefully better than the one they just gave up.

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When good joints go bad: Orthopedic joint replacement surgeries on the rise
Feb19

When good joints go bad: Orthopedic joint replacement surgeries on the rise

After an October visit with an orthopedic surgeon, Cyd Groff was scheduled for a knee replacement at Glens Falls Hospital. But a nagging hip and groin pain that was keeping her up at night sent her back to the surgeon before her slated implant.

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Mount Sinai West: JCAHO Seal for Total Hips, Knees
Jan27

Mount Sinai West: JCAHO Seal for Total Hips, Knees

Mount Sinai West is announcing that it has earned The Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations’ [JCAHO] Gold Seal of Approval for Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement, making it one of the few hospitals in New York City and New York State to receive the prestigious certification for an orthopedic program.

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