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    Total Joint Center at The Miriam Hospital awarded Joint Commission Gold Seal of ApprovalJoint Commission Gold Seal

    The Total Joint Center at The Miriam Hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for its total knee and total hip replacement programs. The certification recognizes the Total Joint Center’s compliance with national standards for health care quality and safety in a disease-specific care set by The Joint Commission. It also acknowledges the center’s dedication to continuous compliance with The Joint Commission’s state-of-the-art standards. Learn More


    The Miriam Hospital Receives Blue Distinction Center Designation for Knee and Hip Replacement

    Blue DistinctionBlue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island (BCBSRI) has named The Miriam Hospital as a Blue Distinction Center in Knee and Hip Replacement. The Blue Distinction Centers for Specialty Care program is a national designation awarded to medical facilities that have demonstrated expertise in delivering quality specialty care.

    “We are extremely honored to receive this achievement only a year after opening the doors to our Total Joint Center,” said Arthur J. Sampson, president of The Miriam Hospital. “The success of our program is a direct reflection of the tremendous dedication and expertise of our surgeons, doctors, nurses, physical therapists and staff who go above and beyond every day to provide exemplary orthopedic care, from consultation to surgery and all the way through to recovery.”


    BCBSRI Designates Rhode Island Hospital and The Miriam Hospital as Blue Distinction Centers

    Blue DistinctionBlue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island (BCBSRI) has awarded Blue Distinction Center status to Rhode Island Hospital and The Miriam Hospital. The two hospitals were chosen for the designations following a comprehensive review of their spine surgery and knee and hip replacement services.

    “This important, national designation recognizes the top quality orthopedic care that we provide to thousands of patients each year,” said Timothy J. Babineau, MD, president and chief executive officer, Rhode Island Hospital and The Miriam Hospital. “Earning Blue Distinction is a testament to the hard work and dedication of the orthopedic surgeons, doctors, nurses and staff at both hospitals.”

    The Total Joint Center Celebrates its One-Year Anniversary

    On Friday, November 30, 2012, nurses, physicians and patients were invited to an open house to learn about accomplishments made during its first year. See photos from this event