April 2011

Good Samaritan Recognized for Joint Replacement Programs


Cincinnati, OH

Good Samaritan Hospital earned the Gold Seal of ApprovalTM certification from The Joint Commission for its hip and knee joint replacement programs. The award recognizes compliance with The Joint Commission's national standards for health care quality and safety in disease-specific care. A Joint Commission expert surveyor evaluated Good Samaritan for compliance with standards of care specific to the needs of patients and families, including program leadership, infection prevention, pain management and patient satisfaction. For more information, contact Lisa Owendoff.