RWJBarnabas Health earns 3rd consecutive Joint Commission certification


New Brunswick, N.J.-based Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, an affiliate of RWJBarnabas Health, received its third consecutive Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission for Hip and Knee Replacement Disease-Specific Care Certification. 

The certification looks at factors including presurgical orthopedic consultations, hospital admissions, rehabilitation activities and follow-up visits. 

The clinic underwent an on-site review Oct. 21 to evaluate its compliance with certification standards.

"This survey validates our orthopedic team’s commitment to providing exceptional care in a safe environment," Bill Arnold, president and CEO of the hospital, said in a Nov. 9 press release. "Achieving this designation for the third consecutive survey validates the quality of our program and our team's daily focus on returning our patients to active, healthy lives." 

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