UnityPoint Health — Trinity Regional Medical Center is the first hospital in the state of Iowa to be recognized as a DNV certified Hip and Knee Replacement Center.
The DNV Hip and Knee Replacement Program Certification, based on standards set forth by and considering the guidelines of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, recognizes program excellence in patient care and outcomes.
“This certification tells our community that we have the resources and commitment to provide excellence in care for Hip and Knee replacement,” said Leah Glasgo, president and CEO of UnityPoint Health — Fort Dodge. “It’s a combination of the right equipment, personnel and training to exhibit excellence in orthopedic surgery within the scope of hip and knee replacement and related procedures. Achieving certification validates all the effort we have put into this program to ensure the health and safety of our patients.”
DNV certification as a Hip and Knee Replacement Center validates the hospital’s excellence across the spectrum of hip and knee replacement care, from diagnosis to treatment, rehabilitation, education and outcomes.
“We are extremely honored to be recognized for the innovative clinical care delivered by our team of professionals and their collaboration in ensuring the best outcomes for our patients,” said Nolan Lubarski, CEO of CNOS, which is a partner of UnityPoint Clinic — Orthopedics.
“Achieving certification shows commitment to excellence,” says Patrick Horine, CEO of DNV Healthcare USA, Inc. “It helps demonstrate to your community that you are performing at the highest level.”
DNV is a global independent certification, assurance and risk management provider, operating in more than 100 countries.