Joint Commission certifications bring distinction to TMC Ortho Teams

TMC Lakewood Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Center receives elite Joint Commission certification.  

Sole facility in Missouri — and in KC Metro area — to earn Advanced Certification

TMC Lakewood has received The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for two joint replacement programs: Advanced Certification of Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement and Certification for Total Shoulder Replacement. Advanced certification recognizes the increased focus on clinical evidence-based patient care as it relates to pain management, quality of life, functional limitation and return to normal daily activities.

The evaluation focused on the orthopedic consult, pre-operative, intraoperative, and post-surgical care and follow-up.

TMC Lakewood was previously certified in Total Hips and Total Knees, but this is the first certification for Total Shoulder replacement. The certification demonstrates commitment to a higher standard of service, provides a framework for organizational structure and management, and enhances staff recruitment and development. This certification represents an elite recognition of the team’s level of commitment to using quality and performance improvement to affect patient outcomes.

Read more about TMC Lakewood Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Center or schedule an appointment by calling 816-404-7200.

 

TMC HSD ORTHOPAEDICS RECEIVES JOINT COMMISSION CERTIFICATION FOR HIP, KNEE REPLACEMENT PROGRAMS

TMC Health Sciences District (HSD) has earned the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Hip and Knee Replacement. As described, above, the Seal is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective patient care. Only eight other hospitals in the state (including TMC Lakewood) have certification for Hip and Knee Replacement.

Read more about TMC HSD/University Health Orthopedics or schedule an appointment by calling 816-404-0072.

 

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