Memorial Hospital Earns Orthopaedic Awards

3 PIX USEJASPER (From Sources) – Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center has received five stars for the quality of its Total Knee Replacement, Total Hip Replacement, and Hip Fracture treatments from Healthgrades, the leading online resource helping consumers make informed decisions in order to find the right doctor, the right hospital, and the right care. This is the second consecutive year for the 5-Star Total Knee Replacement designation, and the third consecutive year for the 5-Star Total Hip Replacement and Hip Fracture designations.

From 2012 to 2014, patients having total Knee Replacement in hospitals with five stars, on aveage, have a 64.9% lower risk of experiencing a complication while in the hospital than if they were treated by hospitals with one star.

The achievement is part of new findings and data released on and in the Healthgrades 2016 Report to the Nation. Every year, Healthgrades evaluates hospital performance at nearly 4500 hospitals nation wide for 33 of the most common inpatient procedures and conditions.

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