G.E. Selects Holy Cross Hospital and The Leone Center for Orthopedic Care as a National Center of Excellence for Hip and Knee Replacement

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (March 14, 2017) – General Electric/GE (NYSE: GE), one of the nation’s largest employers, has designated Holy Cross Hospital and The Leone Center for Orthopedic Care as a National Center of Excellence (COE) for hip and knee replacement surgery.

Eligible program members can elect to receive enhanced coverage for hip or knee replacement at a COE provider. Patients choosing Holy Cross will be supported by a patient navigator that will work to ensure a pleasant experience and will assist with transition of care arrangements for both local and traveling patients

Holy Cross hospital consistently ranks among the nation’s top hospitals for orthopedic services and joint replacement due to its low complication rates and better than expected outcomes. U.S. News & World Report recently named Holy Cross Hospital a nationally high-performing hospital in both hip and knee replacement surgery.

Holy Cross Hospital is also one of 25 among the nation’s roughly 3,400 hospitals, and the only one in South Florida, to be recognized by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services as performing better than the U.S. national rate for avoiding both 30-day risk standardized readmission and complications following total hip and total knee replacement surgery.

 

For more information about The Leone Center for Orthopedic Care at Holy Cross Hospital, please call 954-489-4575 or visit holycrossleonecenter.com.

 

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