Aurora Medical Center in Manitowoc County accredited for hips, knees
Mon, Apr 29, 2019
Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic experts are part of hospital’s decade-long success
TWO RIVERS – Aurora Medical Center in Manitowoc County recently earned accreditation for hip and knee replacement for the tenth consecutive year.
Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic’s team of orthopedic specialists provides some of the first-rate, highly-skilled expertise that has contributed to a decade of Joint Commission recognition. BayCare Clinic Pain & Rehab Medicine also played a key role. BayCare Clinic’s Two Rivers- and Manitowoc-area orthopedics team and its pain and rehab contributing team member consist of:
- Jason George DeVries, DPM
- Carl DiRaimondo, MD
- Adam Hamilton, MD
- Jon Henry, MD
- Brian Klika, MD
- Craig Olson, MD
- Peter Chen, MD
“Earning hip and knee accreditation for 10 consecutive years demonstrates our solid commitment to providing the Lakeshore region with the first-class orthopedic health care services our patients and their families need and deserve,” DiRaimondo says. “We are proud to be recognized for the exemplary level of care we provide our patients, their families, friends and neighbors in this region.”
The Joint Commission, a top American health services accreditation organization, approved the hospital’s accreditation with a gold seal of approval for hip and knee replacement. That means the hospital has demonstrated the highest quality standards in healthcare for people with hip and knee issues.
The Joint Commission evaluated four performance measures before accrediting Aurora Medical Center in Manitowoc County – regional anesthesia, post-operative ambulation, percentage of patients discharged to home and completion of a pre-operative health assessment.
The Joint Commission is an independent, not-for-profit organization that accredits and certifies nearly 21,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States. Joint Commission accreditation and certification is recognized nationwide as a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to meeting certain performance standards.
About BayCare Clinic
BayCare Clinic, baycare.net, is the largest physician-owned specialty-care clinic in northeastern Wisconsin and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. It is based in Green Bay, Wisconsin. BayCare Clinic offers expertise in more than 20 specialties, with more than 100 physicians serving in 16 area communities. BayCare Clinic is a joint partner in Aurora BayCare Medical Center, a 167-bed, full-service hospital. Follow BayCare Clinic on Facebook and Twitter.