Advanced Hip & Knee Replacement Certification from DNV

DNV Advanced Certification Hip & Knee ReplacementMay 11, 2023 – Jefferson Healthcare is pleased to announce that it has been awarded the prestigious Advanced Hip & Knee Replacement Certification from DNV. This certification recognizes Jefferson Healthcare’s exceptional standards in orthopedic surgery related to hip and knee arthroplasty, encompassing initial diagnostic services, surgical services, and therapies associated with hip and knee replacement care.  Jefferson Healthcare is the first critical access hospital in the state of Washington to earn this designation.

As a leading healthcare provider in the community, Jefferson Healthcare is committed to delivering the highest quality of care to its patients. The Advanced Hip & Knee Certification validates the hospital’s dedication to patient safety, clinical excellence, and patient-centered care. Patients can trust that Jefferson Healthcare has the necessary equipment, personnel, and training to deliver world-class orthopedic surgery services from diagnosis to treatment, education, and rehabilitation.

According to Brandie Manuel, Chief Patient Safety and Quality Officer, “The Advanced Hip & Knee Certification reflects the tireless efforts of our staff and physicians to provide the best possible care to our patients. We are proud to have received this prestigious recognition and will continue to uphold our commitment to excellence in orthopedic surgery.”

DNV’s Advanced Hip & Knee Replacement Certification requirements are based on 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. DNV is a global independent certification, assurance, and risk management provider, operating in over 100 countries. The organization’s vast experience and deep expertise in the healthcare industry enable it to promote safety and sustainable performance, set industry benchmarks, and drive innovative solutions.

Jefferson Healthcare’s achievement of the Advanced Hip & Knee Replacement Certification from DNV underscores its ongoing commitment to providing high-quality care to its patients. The hospital looks forward to continuing to meet the healthcare needs of its community with the same level of excellence and dedication.

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