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Arrowhead Hospital awarded UnitedHealth Premium Total Joint Specialty Center

11/23/2010 1:00:00 AM


Orthopedic program recognized as a leader in total joint replacement


GLENDALE (Nov. 23, 2010) – Arrowhead Hospital was recently named a UnitedHealth Premium® total joint specialty center for its joint replacement program. The hospital is recognized as one of only three hospitals in the state who received this designation.


To receive this designation, Arrowhead Hospital met extensive quality and outcomes criteria based on nationally recognized medical standards and expert advice. The criteria incorporate measurements of breadth and depth of care, staff experience, emergency care, quality and outcomes reporting.


UnitedHealthcare developed the UnitedHealth Premium total joint specialty center program to give its members information about, and access to, total joint hospitals meeting rigorous quality criteria. The designation is based on detailed information about specialized training, practice capabilities and outcomes and is designed to help members make informed decisions should they need total joint replacement care.


“We are proud to be recognized in partnership with our orthopedic surgeons as a leader in total joint replacement,” said Jon Bartlett, chief executive officer, Arrowhead Hospital. “This designation aligns with our commitment to providing excellent orthopedic care to our patients.”


The orthopedics program at Arrowhead Hospital features the latest in advanced diagnostic testing, state-of-the-art computer assisted navigation surgery, patient education, rehabilitation and support through the entire process, from evaluation through surgery and post-operative care.


Learn more at www.arrowheadhospital.com.


About Arrowhead Hospital

Arrowhead Hospital, an affiliate of Abrazo Health Care, is conveniently located in the Northwest Valley south of the Loop 101 at 67th Avenue and Union Hills and is proud of its designations as a Primary Stroke Center by the American Stroke Association and an accredited Chest Pain Center by the Society for Chest Pain Centers. The full-service, acute care hospital offers such specialized services as a diagnostic and interventional cardiovascular program including open-heart surgery; comprehensive orthopedic services; 24-hour emergency care; obstetrics; inpatient and outpatient surgery; and women’s health care. 



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