St. Joseph Regional Medical Center Honored with Blue Distinction for Spine Surgery and Total Hip and Knee Surgery designation.

St. Joseph Regional Medical Center Honored with Blue Distinction for Spine Surgery and Total Hip and Knee Surgery designation.
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
12/7/2015 12:00:00 AM PACIFIC
Updated: 12/9/2015 2:45:29 PM PACIFIC
For more information, contact Christina Metcalf.


St. Joseph Regional Medical Center Honored with Blue Distinction for Spine Surgery and Total Hip and Knee Surgery designation.

St. Joseph Regional Medical Center (SJRMC) was awarded the Blue Distinction for Spine Surgery and Total Hip & Knee Surgery designation. Blue Distinction® is a national designation awarded by Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies to medical facilities that have demonstrated expertise in delivering quality healthcare.

To earn this designation, St. Joseph Regional Medical Center was evaluated based on objective, evidence-based selection criteria for quality and efficiency. The goal of Blue Distinction is to identify medical facilities that deliver better overall quality and medical outcomes for a specific area of specialty care, helping patients and doctors to make more informed hospital choices.

SJRMC is the only center in the region with this designation, and we proudly offer our congratulations and gratitude to all of our providers and staff who were integral in achieving this award.

For more information about this press release, please contact Christina Metcalf, Director of Marketing, Community and Volunteer Services at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center.

 

About St. Joseph Regional Medical Center

St. Joseph Regional Medical Center is the largest full-service medical center providing advanced-level specialty healthcare in the region. Our commitment to providing exceptional care for our community means having highly skilled and certified physicians on our healthcare team, and a quality facility with the latest in medical technology.  St. Joseph offers more than 120 board-certified physicians and providers, active in primary care and specialty practice. Our medical group collective of 56 providers represents 19 specialties, from primary and family practice, to breast imaging, oncology and cardiology. At St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, we are committed to personal care, and strive to enhance the quality of life of the community we serve through the promotion of health, by assuring compassion, sharing knowledge, providing technology, and communicating a love for what we do.

St. Joseph Regional Medical Center – together in health.