Area hospitals recognized for knee and hip replacement surgery expertise

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield has again selected Riverside Walter Reed Hospital (RWRH) and Riverside Tappahannock Hospital (RTH) each as a Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacement, part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program.

Blue Distinction Centers are nationally designated health care facilities that show a commitment to delivering high-quality patient safety and better health outcomes, based on objective measures that were developed with input from the medical community and leading accreditation and quality organizations.

Facilities designated as Blue Distinction Centers for Knee and Hip Replacement demonstrate expertise in total knee and total hip replacement surgeries, resulting in fewer patient complications and… [to-view-more]