Davie Medical among best for joint surgeries
Published 9:51 am Friday, February 19, 2021
BERMUDA RUN – Wake Forest Baptist Health – Davie Medical Center is one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement, according to new research released by Healthgrades, a resource that connects consumers, physicians and health systems.
Every year, Healthgrades evaluates hospital performance at nearly 4,500 hospitals nationwide for 32 of the most common inpatient procedures and conditions using Medicare data, provided by 16 states.
Davie Medical Center also received the 2021 Joint Replacement Excellence Award, Five-Star Recipient in Total Knee Replacement and Five-Star Recipient in Total Hip Replacement.
According to Healthgrades, the hospitals have demonstrated exceptional quality of care.
“Our Total Joint program has grown exponentially since its implementation at Davie,” said Chad Brown, president of Davie Medical Center. “We continue to hear from our patients about the great care, and experience, they receive. We are grateful for our team’s expertise and dedication to our patients, which makes these recognitions possible.”
David Pollock, MD, professor, section chief of adult reconstruction, department of orthopaedic surgery, stated: “Our team at Davie Medical Center strives to take care of each patient just like we would expect to be cared for if we were the patient. I am privileged to work with each member of our team and honored that they have earned this prestigious distinction.”
“Now more than ever, consumers understand the importance of hospital quality and starting to become more diligent when researching where they receive care,” said Brad Bowman, MD, chief medical officer, Healthgrades. “When selecting a hospital, consumers can feel confident in the America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement for their commitment to quality care and exceptional outcomes.”
Davie Medical Center is constantly working to improve its clinical quality and award winning patient- and family-centered care model, Brown said. New, state-of-the-art surgical suites were added in 2019, with MRI and imaging upgrades planned for later in 2021.
Patients can schedule an appointment with the joint replacement team by calling 336-716-WAKE (9253).