Mercy Health - Anderson Hospital on 100 Hospitals with Great Orthopaedic Programs List

(CINCINNATI; November 24, 2015) – Mercy Health - Cincinnati, which provides advanced, quality, compassionate care in your neighborhood through its care network, announces that Mercy Health – Anderson Hospital has notched another honor – Becker’s Hospital Review named the hospital to its list of 100 Hospitals with Great Orthopaedic Programs.

“We want every one of our patients to have the best possible outcome following their orthopaedic procedure,” said Suresh Nayak, MD, Chairman of the Orthopaedic Section at Anderson Hospital. “Last year, we set ourselves the goal of earning Joint Commission certification and we achieved that and earned the Gold Seal of Approval at the same time. Now, Becker’s Hospital Review has recognized our orthopaedic program for the great results we’re achieving on behalf of our patients, which is further evidence of the excellent patient care we’re providing.”

“I’m pleased to once again thank our talented team of caregivers for earning Mercy Health – Anderson Hospital another national recognition,” said Jeff Graham, Mercy Health East Market President and CEO. “I am proud of the orthopaedic program and the Centers of Excellence that our physicians have created and I congratulate our doctors, nurses and staff on achieving this honor. It’s their dedication to Mercy Health’s mission of improving the health of the communities we serve that’s led to Becker’s recognition of our orthopaedic program.”

The hospitals and health systems on this year's list are national leaders when it comes to several aspects of orthopedic care. They have received recognition for excellence from various reputable organizations in areas such as joint replacements, orthopaedic surgeries and general orthopaedic care.

Becker's Hospital Review selected hospitals for inclusion based on national rankings and awards from several institutions, including U.S. News & World Report national and regional rankings for orthopaedics, U.S. News' Common Care ratings for hip and knee replacement, CareChex rankings for orthopaedic care and orthopaedic surgery, Blue Distinction Centers for Knee and Hip Replacement, Healthgrades orthopaedic awards and Magnet designation for nursing excellence.

Becker's Hospital Review has published a version of this list annually since 2011. Hospitals do not pay to be on this list or to announce their recognition.