Banner Baywood earns re-certification for Disease-Specific Care in hip fracture management

MESA, Ariz., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ –The Joint Commission recently re-certified and awarded Banner Baywood Medical Focus its Gold Seal of Approval for meeting national standards for good health care quality and safety for Disease-Individual Care in hip fracture management.

Older adults can easily avoid hip fractures, yet unfortunately numerous of them are prone to falls that result in these injuries. As a result, hip fractures can easily induce severe harm, and illness. As incidence of hip fractures increases, Banner Baywood focused on becoming among the initial hospitals in the state of Arizona to receive its certification last year to much better serve the aging population.

This year, the hospital underwent a rigorous onsite survey, passing all of criteria for re-certification. According to the Joint Commission, a certified facility ought to give continuous, safe, higher quality care, treatment and services by recognizing opportunities for improvement processes. Banner Baywood’s Hip Fracture routine showed a a lot faster process for patients being taken to surgery, decreased length of remain and fewer readmissions. Banner Medical Group orthopedic surgeons in partnership along with leaders from within the hospital have actually been the biggest supporters of the program.  

“Undergoing a stringent survey along with no guidance for improvement is proof that we’re passionate concerning our patients and they’re receiving the very best and highest quality of care,” said Laura Robertson, CEO of Banner Baywood Medical Center. “I’m proud of the stellar job our staff and physicians have actually accomplished over the years, focusing on comprehensive, leading-edge treatments for our patients that put us at the forefront of orthopedic care.”

The Joint Commission evaluates and accredits a lot more compared to 18,000 good health care organizations and programs in the United States. It’s among the nation’s oldest and largest standards-setting and accrediting physique in good health care. The organization’s Disease-Individual Care Certification routine is created to evaluate clinical programs across the continuum of care.

Banner Baywood Medical Focus is an acute care hospital in Mesa, Ariz. The hospital is a Primary Stroke Focus and additionally offers orthopedics, heart care, emergency care, surgery, cancer care, acute rehabilitation, women’s health, and obstetrics. The 50,000 square-foot emergency department offers advanced emergency care and medical imaging technology. For a lot more information, visit

Banner Medical Group (BMG), Banner Health’s employed provider group, is a group of a lot more compared to 1,300 physicians and advanced practitioners and a lot more compared to 3,500 total employees located in Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Nebraska, Nevada and Wyoming. BMG providers serve patients in a number of care settings. BMG primary care providers love pediatricians, internists, family medicine physicians and obstetrician/gynecologists staff Banner good health Clinics and Banner good health Centers, and BMG specialists care for patients in the 2 clinic and hospital settings. For a lot more information, visit

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