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Deaconess Hospital Awarded Total Joint Speciality Center Designation

6/8/2012
Deaconess Hospital has been designated a UnitedHealth Premium total joint specialty center in recognition of quality care. This designation means that Deaconess Hospital has met extensive quality and outcomes criteria based on nationally recognized medical standards and expert advice. The criteria incorporate measurements of breadth and depth of care, staff experience, emergency care, quality and outcomes reporting.

United Healthcare developed the UnitedHealth Premium specialty center program to give its members information and access to hospitals meeting rigorous quality criteria. The designation is based on detailed information about specialized training, practice capabilities and outcomes and is designed to help consumers make informed decisions about where to seek total joint replacement care.

The UnitedHealth Premium designation means that patients can depend on Deaconess Hospital for conscientious, reliable care for total joint replacement.