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Adventist Health St. Helena Receives Advanced Total Hip and Knee Replacement Re-Certification

Awards & Recognition

Adventist Health St. Helena has once again been awarded the Joint Commission’s prestigious Gold Seal of Approval® for Advanced Total Hip and Knee Replacement Disease Specific Care. This certification underscores unwavering commitment to upholding the highest standards and reflecting the dedication to safe, high-quality patient care. Renowned for cutting-edge orthopedic care, the Coon Joint Replacement Institute at St. Helena Hospital excels in utilizing minimally invasive techniques and advanced technologies for expert diagnosis and state-of-the-art surgical repair in the treatment of total hip and knee disorders.

“Securing this Advanced Certification,” notes Dr. Ryan Moore of Coon Joint Replacement Institute, “sets the standard for orthopedic care, highlighting safety and performance adherence. Our hip and knee replacement surgeons prioritize exceptional outcomes, innovation, swift recovery, and enhancing patients’ quality of life.
“I'm proud of our orthopedic team for their preparation for this re-certification process, but even more so for the compassionate, high-quality care they provide every day,” states Retha Snyder, Director, Perioperative Services at Adventist Health St. Helena. “The quality and outcomes of our unique program are recognized by our patients, many of whom travel great distances to receive their care here in St. Helena.

The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Advanced Total Hip and Knee Replacement Disease Specific Care Certification is one of our recent accolades providing validation of our efforts. Other recent acknowledgments include: the U.S. News & World Report High Performing Hospital 2023-2034 for Heart Attack Treatment, Hip and Knee Surgery, and Pneumonia Treatment, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 5-Star Rating, 2023 Women’s Choice Awards, and Geriatric Emergency Department Accreditation (GEDA).

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