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TJUH is First Hospital to Earn Joint Commission's Advanced Certification for Total Hip & Total Knee Replacement

Jefferson Health's Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (TJUH) is proud to be named the first hospital in the nation to achieve The Joint Commission’s new Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement.

Successful certification candidates demonstrate a shared decision making process throughout the continuum of care - from addressing roles, procedures, goals, and medications - to including a reviewer from the Joint Commission observing a replacement procedure on site. The program must show evidence of consistent communication, collaboration and an ongoing quality-improvement.

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