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.
Health City Cayman Islands has completed 500 successful orthopedic surgeries two and a half years after it opened its doors.
General Electric Co. has selected New England Baptist Hospital as a preferred provider of hip and knee replacement surgeries for its employees, a new twist in the efforts by big companies to control health care costs.
Rehabilitation after a joint replacement surgery is a given; Frederick Memorial Hospital’s Rehabilitation is trying to make rehab before the surgery just as common.
Debbie Rodriguez, 53, was up walking and exercising the day after having total knee replacement surgery. The pain was bad, she said, but she tried not to complain as she joined other joint replacement patients at the Joint Replacement Center, better known as the Joint Ranch, at Covenant Health for group therapy.
Dr. Michael Meneghini stepped up to the scrub sink and rolled his shoulders in a brief stretch. It was early afternoon and he had already completed five knee or hip replacements on patients at Indiana University Health Saxony Hospital in Fishers.