Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican’s Siena Campus Awarded Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement From The Joint Commission
Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican’s Siena campus today announced it has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement. The advanced certification is for Joint Commission-accredited hospitals, critical access hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers seeking to elevate the quality, consistency and safety of their services and patient care. The Siena Campus is one of the largest joint replacement programs in the area, with consumers coming from across the valley and beyond for surgery.
The Siena campus underwent a rigorous onsite review on October 10. Joint Commission experts evaluated compliance with advanced disease-specific care standards and total hip and total knee replacement requirements, including orthopedic consultation, and pre-operative, intraoperative and post-surgical orthopedic surgeon follow-up care.
Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican Receives American College of Cardiology Performance Awards
Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican’s Siena campus has received the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR ACTION Registry–GWTG Platinum Performance Achievement Award for 2016 and the San Martín campus has received the Silver Performance Achievement Award. The Siena campus is one of only 223 hospitals nationwide to win the Platinum Performance Award, and the San Martín campus is one of only 21 hospitals nationwide to win the Silver Performance Award.
The award recognizes St. Rose’s commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of care for heart attack patients and signifies that St. Rose has reached an aggressive goal of treating these patients to standard levels of care as outlined by the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association clinical guidelines and recommendations.
Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican’s San Martín Campus First in Nevada to Use Innovative Cardiac Mapping System
Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican’s San Martín campus has become the first hospital in Nevada and 55th nationally to use the Rhythmia™ Mapping System, a new state-of-the-art, high-resolution 3D mapping and navigation solution for those with complex heart issues. The procedure was performed Oct. 3 by Dr. Arjun Gururaj to treat a patient from southern Nevada with ventricular tachycardia, a condition where the heart beats too fast. Additional physicians have also been trained, including Dr. Gaston Vergara, who has also used Rhythmia for his complicated procedures.