Suburban Hospital’s Joint Replacement Center Designated as a UnitedHealth Premium Total Joint Replacement Specialty Center
Contact: Ronna Borenstein-Levy
Bethesda, Md., (June 4, 2012) – Suburban Hospital’s Joint Replacement Center has been designated a UnitedHealth Premium Total Joint Replacement specialty center by United Health, This recognition is based on an assessment of best practices that measures criteria such as the number of total joint procedures per year, readmission rates for each procedure and inpatient mortality. The Joint Center earned “Two Stars” in its quality assessment and a “Higher Efficiency” rating for cost efficiency.
About Suburban Hospital
Suburban Hospital, a member of Johns Hopkins Medicine, is a not-for-profit, community-based hospital in Bethesda, Maryland, that has served Montgomery County and the surrounding area for almost 70 years. Suburban Hospital is distinguished by a cutting-edge stroke program; level II trauma center; centers of excellence in cardiac care, orthopedics and joint replacement surgery, neurosciences and oncology; state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment tools; and affiliations with world-class institutions, including the neighboring National Institutes of Health.