Janet Snyder interviews Dr. Brian D'Arcy, MD, the Senior Vice President Medical Affairs for Catholic Health and Christina Sage Kane, the Vice President Rehabilitation Services, Catholic Health. They discuss the The Blue Distinction Center as well as what Catholic Health is doing to make patient care safer.
Last month, BlueCross BlueShield of WNY announced that all area Catholic Health hospital were named Blue Distinction Center+. Mercy Hospital of Buffalo, Kenmore Mercy Hospital, and Sisters of Charity Hospital's Main Street Campus were all recognized for excellence in Spine Surgery and Knee and Hip Replacement. Sisters of Charity Hospital's St. Joseph Campus was recognized for quality in Knee and Hip Replacement. These hospitals are the only local facilities to receive designations for these services.
The Blue Distinction Centers for Specialty Care® program recognizes hospitals across the country that have a proven track record for delivering better results - including fewer complications and readmissions. The + designation further recognizes facilities for their expertise and efficiency in delivering high quality care that is more affordable for patients.
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