Nebraska health system receives Joint Commission gold seal of approval for TKR, THR

Written by Shayna Korol | February 11, 2019 | Print  |

North Platte, Neb.-based Great Plains Health became one of three healthcare organizations in the state to earn The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval for Hip and Knee Replacement Core Certification, KNOP-TV, an NBC affiliate, reports.

Joint Commission officials conducted a two-day  onsite review of Great Plains Health's orthopedic service line and continuum of care for joint replacement patients.  

Great Plains Health is a nonprofit, 116-bed regional referral center serving West Nebraska, Northern Kansas and Northern Colorado. The system employs approximately 1,100 people and has approximately 183,000 patient encounters per month.

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