HMH’s Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement Program earned the Joint Commission’s Advanced Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement Certification, the highest distinction from the nationally recognized accrediting body. The HMH program is the first Kentucky program to receive the distinction.
“We know we have a world class Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement Program,” said Dennis Johnson, HMH President and CEO. “This advanced certification showcases our team’s commitment to patient care excellence and confirms the lengths they go to for patients every day.”
The Joint Commission is considered the nation’s premier healthcare accrediting body. It accredits and certifies 21,000 healthcare organizations and programs in the United States.
Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement Program Director Sandy Peace said the Joint Commission undertook a comprehensive review of HMH’s elective total knee and total hip replacements. She said the evaluators looked at communication amongst the team and with patients, the use of evidence-based practices, as well as the education HMH provides to patients and their families.
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