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Methodist Charlton Earns Gold Seal of Approval for Orthopedic Program
08/21/2012

The Joint Commission Gold SealMethodist Charlton Medical Center recently earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval™ for its Orthopedic Joint Replacement Program (hip and knee) by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for health care quality and safety in disease-specific care.

To earn certification, Methodist Charlton underwent a rigorous on-site survey in which an expert surveyor from The Joint Commission evaluated the orthopedic program for compliance with standards of care specific to the needs of patients and families, including infection prevention and control, leadership, and medication management.

“Achieving Joint Commission certification in our orthopedic program is a major step for our organization toward maintaining excellence and continually improving the care we provide,” says Methodist Charlton Vice President of Support Services Kendall Huff.

About Methodist Health System
Guided by the founding principles of life, learning, and compassion, Methodist Health System (Methodist) provides quality, integrated care to improve and save the lives of individuals and families throughout North Texas.   Methodist Dallas Medical Center, Methodist Charlton Medical Center, Methodist Mansfield Medical Center, Methodist Richardson Medical Center, Methodist Midlothian Health Center, and Methodist Family Health Centers are part of the nonprofit Methodist Health System, which is affiliated by covenant with the North Texas Conference of The United Methodist Church. Additional information is available at www.methodisthealthsystem.org. Connect with them through Facebook, YouTube and Twitter at www.methodisthealthsystem.org/socialmedia.

Texas law prohibits hospitals from practicing medicine. The physicians on the Methodist Health System medical staff are independent practitioners who are not employees or agents of Methodist Health System.

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Lynette Wilkinson
214-947-7460
lynettewilkinson@mhd.com

 

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