Joint Care Center Earns Prestigious Certification
Jun09

Joint Care Center Earns Prestigious Certification

After Theresa Zane had a hip replacement last Tuesday, she was walking post-surgery and preparing to happily depart Beloit Memorial Hospital by Thursday afternoon. After suffering with pain for sixth months, especially while sitting, she was relieved to have a new hip. “I was up walking that day. I feel great,” Zane said.

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Why GE, Boeing, Lowe’s, and Walmart Are Directly Buying Health Care for Employees
Jun08

Why GE, Boeing, Lowe’s, and Walmart Are Directly Buying Health Care for Employees

Bundled payments in health care have gained favor because they can reduce costs and help improve outcomes. In essence, episodic bundles cover the cost of a patient’s care from start to finish—all the procedures, devices, tests, drugs and services a patient will need for, say, a knee replacement or back surgery.

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Sentara Healthcare designates Orthopedic Hospital at Sentara Leigh: 5 key notes
May24

Sentara Healthcare designates Orthopedic Hospital at Sentara Leigh: 5 key notes

Sentara Leigh Hospital’s orthopedic center was designated the Orthopedic Hospital at Sentara Leigh today as the first designated orthopedic hospital in South Hampton Roads, Va. Here are five things to know:

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Women’s Choice Award names best orthopedic hospitals for women’s joint replacements
May23

Women’s Choice Award names best orthopedic hospitals for women’s joint replacements

Based on recent research indicating the importance of gender-specific care for total joint replacement patients, the Women’s Choice Award has pinpointed “America’s Best Hospitals for Orthopedics for 2017.”

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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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