Valley Recognized Again with Gold Seals for Total Hip and Knee Replacement

May 30, 2017

The Valley Hospital is pleased to announce that it hasGoldSeal 4color 2017 once again earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for total hip replacement and total knee replacement. Valley currently holds 14 Gold Seals.  

Earning Disease-Specific Certification in 14 clinical areas places Valley among the top tier of hospitals in the country for this Joint Commission recognition.  Valley also holds certification in acute myocardial infarction, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, heart failure, wound care, perinatal care, stroke, and the following cancers:  breast, colorectal, lung, pancreatic, prostate and uterine-ovarian.

To earn these distinctions, Valley underwent extensive, on-site evaluations by Joint Commission reviewers.  Gold Seals of Approval are awarded for a two-year period.  The Joint Commission is the nation’s oldest and largest standards-setting and accrediting body in health care.