Joint Replacement Program Receives 5 Star Award 04/05/2013
St. Mary’s Medical Center has been honored with a 2013 Five Star Excellence Award by Professional Research Corporation, Inc. (PRC) for its Inpatient Joint Replacement Unit. St. Mary’s scored in the top 10% nationwide for receiving “excellent” responses from patients regarding their overall quality of care.
PRC is a nationally-known healthcare marketing company that uses a confidential survey to obtain the opinions of patients at hospitals and other healthcare facilities throughout the country, including St. Mary’s Medical Center. Facilities use these findings to continuously improve and enhance patient satisfaction.
“There is no better reflection of the hard work, dedication, and passion of our staff than when patients themselves say they’ve had an excellent experience in our care,” said Chris Johnston, MS, Joint Care Coordinator for Joint Replacement Solutions. “Ranking in the top 10% puts St. Mary’s among the best of the best when it comes to joint replacement care, and we’re thrilled to receive this National Excellence in Healthcare Award.”
St. Mary’s Joint Replacement Unit offers a comprehensive program for patients having total knee or hip replacement surgery, including pre-operative education and post-surgery therapy. For more information about our Joint Replacement Unit, please watch our video.