Navigation Links
Kish Hospital’s Center for Joint Care Celebrates Two Years of Patient Care
Date:2/2/2013

DeKalb, Ill. (PRWEB) February 02, 2013

The Center for Joint Care at Kishwaukee Community Hospital is celebrating two years of caring for patients in a state-of-art, customized program built to fulfill the needs of each hip replacement and knee replacement patient. To date, over 500 hip and knee procedures have been performed since the program’s inception in 2011, allowing these patients to overcome hip joint pain and knee joint pain.

Joint Program Coordinator, Dave Smith, is proud to report very high patient satisfaction scores and excellent outcomes, along with decreased hip and knee replacement recovery times. “Continued improvement is the goal of everyone in the Center for Joint Care,” said Smith. “We believe in educating patients on what to expect, starting physical therapy soon after surgery, and involving family members in our patients’ recovery.” Over 90% of joint care patients are discharged home without the need for a stay at an inpatient rehab facility.

Known as a premier destination center for joint care, patients have flown in from Maine, Florida, and California, and many who have driven in from all across the Midwest. The Center for Joint Care serves patients from DeKalb, Sycamore, Sandwich, Yorkville, and surrounding communities. Dozens of repeat patients have had both joints done on separate occasions. “Our program is based on the best, evidence-based practices,” said Rajeev Jain, MD, medical director of the Center for Joint Care. “Evidence shows that complications are reduced and outcomes maximized when a patient is well educated about the procedure and what to expect.”

For more information about the Center for Joint Care at Kishwaukee Community Hospital and to read testimonials from recent Joint Care patients, please visit http://www.kishhospital.org/jointcenter.

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/2/prweb10385745.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Los Robles Hospital’s Annual Health Fair Attended by Khanna Institute
2. UCLA Brain Injury Research Center gets NCAA funding for research on sports concussions
3. Weill Cornell Medical College establishes Center for Healthcare Informatics and Policy
4. American College of Cardiology cites new USF Simulation Center for Training Excellence
5. Kudos for 3 NJIT Enterprise Development Center high-tech companies
6. AFAR announces the 2012 Hartford Centers of Excellence in Geriatric Medicine awards
7. Loyola Cancer Center receives Outstanding Achievement Award
8. Hutchinson Center president elected to American Academy of Art and Sciences
9. Many Call Center Workers Plagued by Voice Woes
10. Specific protein triggers changes in neurons in brain reward center linked to cocaine addiction
11. IU Simon Cancer Center joins WellPoint in developing health care solutions
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/24/2016)... , ... June 24, 2016 , ... Marcy was in a crisis. Her son James, ... out at his family verbally and physically. , “When something upset him, he couldn’t control ... use it. He would throw rocks at my other children and say he was going ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... Comfort Keepers® of San Diego, CA is ... Road To Recovery® program to drive cancer patients to and from their cancer treatments. ... the highest quality of life and ongoing independence. Getting to and from medical ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... , ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... is proud to recognize Dr. Barry M. Weintraub as a prominent plastic surgeon ... beautiful women in the world, and the most handsome men, look naturally attractive. ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... Venture Construction Group (VCG) ... held on June 20th at the Woodmont Country Club at 1201 Rockville Pike, ... organization dedicated to helping service members that have been wounded in battle and their ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... 24, 2016 , ... To succeed under value-based payments, healthcare ... unsure how to move forward, given the need to sustain current operations. PYA ... to an organization’s specific needs. , PYA Principal Martie Ross states, “Healthcare providers ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/23/2016)... -- Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced that ... PCT (procalcitonin) assay as a dedicated testing solution for ... clearance, Roche is the first IVD company in the ... risk assessment and management. PCT is a ... in blood can aid clinicians in assessing the risk ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... , June 23, 2016 Bracket , a ... its next generation clinical outcomes platform, Bracket eCOA (SM) ... on June 26 – 30, 2016 in Philadelphia ... electronic Clinical Outcome Assessment product of its kind to fully ... Bracket eCOA 6.0 is a flexible platform for ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... Revolutionary technology includes multi-speaker listening to conquer ... in advanced audiology and hearing aid technology, has today ... world,s first internet connected hearing aid that opens up ...      (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20160622/382240 ) , ... , TwinLink™ - the first dual communication ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: