ARLINGTON, Texas — Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, Texas Health Hospital Clearfork and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano received The Joint Commission® Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Knee Replacement. The recognition reflects Texas Health’s commitment to providing safe and quality patient care.
“Texas Health is dedicated to quality care and patient safety,” said Sunita Koshy-Nesbitt, M.D., Texas Health’s Hospital Channel chief quality officer. “This certification recognizes our commitment to orthopedic care, from the initial patient visit to the follow-up visit with the orthopedic surgeon after discharge.”
The certification, offered in collaboration with the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, verifies that healthcare organizations develop consistent communication and that healthcare providers collaborate in the care of the patient. It provides a framework to improve patient outcomes, as well as demonstrate a commitment to a higher standard of clinical service.
More North Texans rely on Texas Health for their joint care. Orthopedic specialists and surgeons on our medical staffs offer a wide range of preventive medicine, orthopedic care, joint health and wellness-based services, in addition to sports medicine.
About Texas Health Resources
Texas Health Resources is a faith-based, nonprofit health system that cares for more patients in North Texas than any other provider. With a service area that consists of 16 counties and more than 7 million people, the system is committed to providing quality, coordinated care through its Texas Health Physicians Group and 29 hospital locations under the banners of Texas Health Presbyterian, Texas Health Arlington Memorial, Texas Health Harris Methodist and Texas Health Huguley. Texas Health access points and services, ranging from acute-care hospitals and trauma centers to outpatient facilities and home health and preventive services, provide the full continuum of care for all stages of life. The system has more than 4,100 licensed hospital beds, 6,400 physicians with active staff privileges and more than 26,000 employees. For more information about Texas Health, call 1-877-THR-WELL, or visit www.TexasHealth.org.