Managing Your Care: Valley’s Centers of Excellence
To provide you with the best possible care coordination and to support the management of your health and wellness, Valley has established Centers of Excellence in key clinical areas. Our Centers of Excellence are comprehensive inpatient and outpatient programs focusing on specific conditions or disease states, providing you with coordinated services to help ensure excellent clinical outcomes and quality. The goal of each center is to be a useful resource to our patients and our community, while providing the support and education you need for self-managing your health.
Valley’s Centers of Excellence
Cardiac/Heart Failure Center of Excellence Valley’s comprehensive Heart Failure Program, which has been recognized by The Joint Commission and granted Heart Failure Disease Specific Care Certification, provides safe, high-quality diagnosis, care, and treatment services to patients diagnosed with heart failure. Integrating the expertise of physicians, surgeons, nurse practitioners, nurses, pharmacists, dietitians, cardiac rehabilitation specialists, case managers, and home care staff, patients receive a comprehensive, multi-disciplinary treatment plan. The goal of the program is to continuously identify opportunities to improve patients’ symptoms while maintaining their functional status within their communities.
Diabetes Center of Excellence Valley Health System’s Diabetes Center of Excellence supports medical management and patient self-management education in both the inpatient and out-patient setting. These components work collaboratively with primary care physicians and our multidisciplinary team to coordinate care for the patient and their caregivers. The Center treats patients with Type 1, Type 2 or Gestational Diabetes and those with Impaired Fasting/Impaired Glucose Tolerance. The outpatient components of the program are recognized by the American Diabetes Association for meeting the standards of quality diabetes education.
Oncology Center of Excellence The Oncology Center of Excellence provides integrated cancer care delivered by leading experts. We offer a vast array of treatment options ranging from robotic surgery, to the latest chemotherapeutic regimens, to advanced technologies that deliver radiation in the most precise, targeted manner. The Oncology Center of Excellence is at the forefront of treatment and survivorship, bringing together innovative treatment techniques with holistic and integrative medicine offerings, and cutting edge clinical trials. Here, nurses help navigate patients through their entire experience, from diagnosis and treatment through recovery and support, to ensure coordinated care. The Valley Hospital maintains a focus on cancer prevention and early detection; resulting in the best chance for successful treatment and potential cure.
Pulmonary Center of Excellence Valley Health System’s Pulmonary Center of Excellence (PCOE) provides comprehensive state-of-the-art pulmonary services utilizing a multidisciplinary approach. A Care Coordinator provides patients with individualized attention and support, and is available throughout the patient’s healthcare journey. Combined with expert medical care from our board-certified physicians and our specialized team, the PCOE supports physicians as they manage their patients across the continuum of care by connecting them with appropriate services and healthcare providers in their community.To learn more, please click here.
Geriatric Center of Excellence The Geriatric Center of Excellence brings together an array of inpatient and outpatient services, staffed by a team of multidisciplinary experts working together to achieve positive outcomes and enhance quality of life for elderly patients. Our providers specialize in addressing and treating the various processes of aging, and work to ensure that each patient’s care is managed effectively. The goal of the Geriatric Center of Excellence is to coordinate each patient’s care, connecting them with their primary care providers and any additional specialists or supplementary support services they require.
Total Joint Center of Excellence Valley Health System’s Total Joint Center of Excellence offers the full continuum of total joint replacement services, incorporating preoperative teaching, physical therapy, clinical care and comprehensive discharge planning. Our multidisciplinary team of orthopedic and rehabilitative experts provides seamless and coordinated care to ensure an excellent patient experience. From pre-surgical screening, “pre-hab”, and access to our Total Joint Ambassadors (former patients who serve as volunteer advisors), to an award-winning Total Joint Surgery program, and Valley Home Care’s rehabilitation services, the Total Joint Center of Excellence at Valley encompasses the entire spectrum of orthopedic services.
Neurovascular Center of Excellence Valley has dedicated significant resources to providing services for patients with neurological conditions, traumas, or injuries. To enhance care coordination and provide our community with the most comprehensive care possible, Valley has established the Neurovascular Center of Excellence, which encompasses inpatient and outpatient programs focused on diagnosis, treatment, recovery, rehabilitation, and support. Services within the Neurovascular Center of Excellence include:
• Stroke Care
• Spine Care
• Gamma Knife Treatment