Total Joint Replacement
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Award-Winning Care

2020

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The Miriam Hospital Achieves National Rank

The Miriam Hospital is proud to have been ranked 2020-2021 Best Regional Hospital and Top Hospital in Rhode Island by the US News and World Report. In addition to this honor, our urology services were ranked nationally, landing 27th on a list of 50 hospitals deemed to have the best urology program in the country. We are honored to have been given these prestigious accolades by such a respectable publication.
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The Miriam Hospital Is National Leader

The Miriam Hospital has been named by Becker’s Hospital Review as one of 100 hospitals across the country with great orthopedic programs. The hospital is home to the Total Joint Center, a program of the Orthopedic Institute at The Miriam, Rhode Island, and Newport hospitals.“ Achieving this ranking is great acknowledgment of the unprecedented integrated way The Miriam Hospital delivers total joint replacement for the hip, knee and shoulder,” said John A. Froehlich, MD, program director of the Total Joint Center.
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The Miriam Hospital Named Blue Distinction Center+

Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island designated The Miriam Hospital a Blue Distinction Center+ for knee and hip replacement for 2020. The national program recognizes hospitals that show exceptional expertise and cost efficiency, based on objective clinical measures. The designation helps patients who are seeking treatment find the quality care and value they desire.

2018  - 2019

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Rhode Island Hospital and The Miriam Hospital Named Blue Distinction Centers

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island named Rhode Island Hospital and The Miriam Hospital Blue Distinction Centers for knee and hip replacement for 2018. Hospitals are designated as Blue Distinction Centers in recognition of their expertise in delivering quality care and improved patient safety, based on objective clinical measures that result in better outcomes for patients.

2016  - 2017

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Total Joint Center at The Miriam Hospital: Advanced Certification

The Total Joint Center at The Miriam Hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement. The Total Joint Center is the region’s highest volume joint replacement program with clinical and quality outcomes that rank among the best in the nation. “This advanced Joint Commission certification is recognition of The Miriam Hospital’s team approach to ensuring patients have the best possible outcome. This is achieved by providing safe, state-of-the-art care, starting prior to surgery and through the rehabilitative process,” said John A. Froehlich, MD, program director of the Total Joint Center.

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The Miriam Hospital Orthopedics Named One of Top 100 Hospitals

The Miriam Hospital is one of Becker's Hospital Review Top 100 hospitals.

The hospital is home to the Total Joint Center, a program of the Orthopedic Institute at The Miriam, Rhode Island, and Newport hospitals. “Achieving this ranking is great acknowledgement of the unprecedented integrated way The Miriam Hospital delivers total joint replacement for the hip, knee and shoulder,” said John A. Froehlich, M.D., program director of the Total Joint Center.  

Learn more about the designation by Becker's Hospital Review.

2013  - 2014

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Total Joint Center Awarded Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval

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.

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Blue Distinction Center Designation for Knee and Hip Replacement

Blue 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.”