Becker's Hospital Review Names The Christ Hospital to List of Top 100 Hospitals With Great Orthopedic Programs

The Christ Hospital has been named to the 2018 edition of Becker's Healthcare list of "100 hospitals and health systems with great orthopedic programs.”

The Christ Hospital has been named to the 2018 edition of Becker's Healthcare list of "100 hospitals and health systems with great orthopedic programs.” The hospitals featured have earned recognition for quality-of-care and patient satisfaction for orthopedic and spine surgery.

The Christ Hospital Health Network conducted the nation’s first ceramic hip replacement in 1982. Today, the hospital is also the home of The Christ Hospital Join & Spine Center, one of Cincinnati’s leading destinations for orthopedic and spine care. The Center has 87 private rooms and 14 operating rooms. The Christ Hospital was ranked #9 among America’s Top Quality Hospital’s in 2019 for medical excellence in orthopedic surgery by CareChex. The facility has also earned recognition as a Blue Distinction Center+ for hip and knee replacement surgery.

“For several years now, our team has focused on creating a true ‘destination center’ for top-notch orthopaedic care. In addition to those from the Cincinnati-region, we are proud to now be chosen by more than 160 of the region and nation’s largest, most-recognizable businesses as THE place they send their employees for joint reconstruction, spine care and common orthopaedic issues,” says Herb Caillouet, Executive Director of Operations, Musculoskeletal Service Line, The Christ Hospital. “The statistics speak for themselves – significantly low surgical complication rates, functional outcomes that are benchmark in the industry and exceptional patient experience at the 99th percentile (and tops in the country) our staff appreciates this recognition because it validates the dedication put forth by our entire team on behalf of our patients.”

Becker’s editorial team accepted nominations for this list and took several rankings and awards into consideration, including U.S. News & World Report rankings for adult and pediatric orthopedics. The team also considered Healthgrades awards, Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Distinction Center designation and hospitals’ reputations for innovation in orthopedic care.

About The Christ Hospital Health Network: The Christ Hospital Health Network is an acute care hospital located in Mt. Auburn with six ambulatory centers and dozens of offices conveniently located throughout the region. More than 1,200 talented physicians and 6,100 dedicated employees support the Network. Its mission is to improve the health of the community and to create patient value by providing exceptional outcomes, the finest experiences, all in an affordable way. The Network has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as the 24th best large employer in the nation in the magazine’s “America’s 500 Best Large Employers” listing and by National Consumer Research as the region’s “Most Preferred Hospital” for more than 22 consecutive years. The Network is dedicated to transforming care by delivering integrated, personalized healthcare through its comprehensive, multi-specialty physician network. The Christ Hospital is among only six percent of hospitals in the nation to be awarded “Magnet” recognition for nursing excellence and among the top five percent of hospitals in the country for patient satisfaction. For more than 125 years, The Christ Hospital has provided compassionate care to those it serves.