Phoenix, AZ (October 25, 2022) – The CORE Institute Specialty Hospital, a HOPCo managed facility, today announced that it is one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement™, according to new research released by Healthgrades, the leading marketplace connecting doctors and patients. This achievement reflects The CORE Institute Specialty Hospital’s outstanding clinical outcomes for Joint Replacement and puts The CORE Institute Specialty Hospital in the top 5% of hospitals nationwide for Joint Replacement. The CORE Institute Specialty Hospital has received the America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement™ for three consecutive years in a row (2021-2023).
The CORE Institute Specialty Hospital was also recognized with the following achievements:
- Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ for 4 Years in a Row (2020-2023)
- Five-Star Recipient for Total Knee Replacement for 5 Years in a Row (2019-2023)
- Five-Star Recipient for Total Hip Replacement for 6 Years in a Row (2018-2023)
- Five-Star Recipient for Spinal Fusion Surgery for 9 Years in a Row (2015-2023)
Earlier this year, The CORE Institute Specialty Hospital received the Patient Safety Excellence Award™ for a second consecutive year (2021-2022) and was ranked #1 in the state of Arizona for Joint Replacement in 2022.
“More than ever, patients have a choice in where their surgical procedure is performed. That choice often plays an important role in their outcome,” said Rona Curphy, CEO of The CORE Institute Specialty Hospital. “Whether the procedure is performed on an outpatient basis, or whether it is best they stay as an inpatient, every aspect of The CORE Institute Specialty Hospital is designed to enhance clinical outcomes and experience for the patient and their families as well.”
Healthgrades evaluated patient mortality and complication rates for 31 of the most common conditions and procedures at nearly 4,500 hospitals across the country to identify the top-performing hospitals for specialty care. This year’s analysis revealed significant variation in patient outcomes between America’s 100 Hospitals for Joint Replacement and hospitals that did not receive this distinction. From 2019-2021, patients treated at hospitals receiving the America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement Award™ have, on average, a 65.6% lower risk of experiencing a complication while in the hospital than if they were treated in hospitals that did not receive the award.*
“We commend The CORE Institute Specialty Hospital for their ongoing commitment to providing high-quality care to patients undergoing joint replacement,” said Brad Bowman, MD, Chief Medical Officer and Head of Data Science at Healthgrades. “Consumers can feel confident that America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement™ have demonstrated their ability to deliver consistently exceptional outcomes.”
*Statistics are based on Healthgrades analysis of MedPAR data for years 2019 through 2021 and represent three-year estimates for Medicare patients only. For appendectomy and bariatric surgery, Healthgrades used inpatient data from 16 states that provide all-payer data for years 2019 through 2021. Click here to view the complete 2023 Specialty Excellence Awards and Ratings Methodology.
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About The CORE Institute Specialty Hospital
The CORE Institute Specialty Hospital in Phoenix provides state-of-the-art hospital care for patients undergoing orthopedic and spine procedures. Its unique approach to patient care allows its physicians and staff to apply their proven expertise within the most advanced orthopedic surgical procedures to ensure patients achieve the best results for their individual conditions. The hospital is staffed with the Valley’s top orthopedic and spine surgeons specializing in hip and knee replacement, spine, pain management and other orthopedic surgical specialties. The CORE Institute Specialty Hospital offers a unique setting for patients to receive advanced, specialty-specific, quality care – validated through The CORE Institute’s well-proven clinical and outcomes platform that drives improved surgical outcomes.
The CORE Institute Specialty Hospital is located at 6501 N 19th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85015. More information about the hospital can be found here.
The hospital is owned and managed by Healthcare Outcomes Performance Company (HOPCo), a physician managed company focused on transforming the patient care experience and improving the practice of medicine.
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