SALT LAKE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER RECEIVES ADVANCED HIP AND KNEE REPLACEMENT CERTIFICATION FROM DNV
Salt Lake City, Utah — Salt Lake Regional Medical Center, a Steward Health Care hospital, announced that it has received the Advanced Hip & Knee Replacement Certification from DNV. This certification affirms an organization’s excellence in orthopedic surgery within the scope of hip and knee arthroplasty and related procedures inclusive of initial diagnostic services, surgical services, and therapies related to hip and knee replacement care.
“The Advanced Hip & Knee Certification lets our community know we have the resources and commitment to provide the best possible care for hip and knee replacements,” said Bryan McKinley, President of Salt Lake Regional Medical Center. “The community can be confident that we have the right equipment, personnel, and training to exhibit excellence in orthopedic surgery within the scope of hip and knee replacements – from diagnosis to treatment, education, and rehabilitation. Achieving this certification validates all the effort we have put into this program to ensure the health and safety of our patients.”
The DNV Advanced Hip and Knee Replacement Certification requirements are informed by the ERAS® Society Orthopaedic guidelines, the guidelines of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and relevant requirements of the CMS Conditions of Participation for Hospitals.
“Achieving certification shows commitment to excellence,” said Kelly Proctor, President of DNV Healthcare USA, Inc. “It helps demonstrate to your community that you are performing at the highest level.”
About Steward Health Care System:
Nearly a decade ago, Steward Health Care System emerged as a different kind of health care company designed to usher in a new era of wellness. One that provides our patients better, more proactive care at a sustainable cost, our providers unrivalled coordination of care, and our communities greater prosperity and stability.
As the country’s largest physician-led, tax paying, integrated health care system, our doctors can be certain that we share their interests and those of their patients. Together we are on a mission to revolutionize the way health care is delivered - creating healthier lives, thriving communities and a better world.
Steward is among the nation’s largest and most successful accountable care organizations (ACO), with more than 5,500 providers and 43,000 health care professionals who care for 12.3 million patients a year through a closely integrated network of hospitals, multispecialty medical groups, Urgent Care Centers, skilled nursing facilities and Behavioral Health Centers.
Based in Dallas, Steward currently operates 39 hospitals across Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Utah.
DNV is a global independent certification, assurance, and risk management provider, operating in more than 100 countries. Through its broad experience and deep expertise, DNV advances safety and sustainable performance, sets industry benchmarks, drives innovative solutions.
Whether certifying a company’s management system or products, accrediting hospitals, providing training, assessing supply chains or digital assets, DNV enables customers and stakeholders to make critical decisions with confidence, continually improve and realize long-term strategic goals sustainably.
DNV draws on its wide technical and industry expertise to help companies worldwide build consumer and stakeholder trust. Driven by its purpose, to safeguard life, property, and the environment, DNV helps tackle the challenges and global transformations facing its customers and the world today and is a trusted voice for many of the world’s most successful and forward-thinking companies.
For more information about DNV, visit www.dnvhealthcare.com.