South Texas Spine & Surgical Hospital is among the top hospitals nationally for Joint Replacement according to Healthgrades
San Antonio, TX (October 25, 2022) – South Texas Spine & Surgical Hospital (STSSH) announced today that it has been named one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement according to Healthgrades, the leading marketplace connecting doctors and patients. This achievement reflects STSSH’s continued clinical excellence and a dedication to their
patients, having achieved the award for the second year in a row 2022-2023!
South Texas Spine & Surgical Hospital is also the proud recipient of the following achievements:
• Recipient of the Healthgrades Joint Replacement Excellence AwardTM for 3 Years in a
• Named Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Joint Replacement for 3 Years in a Row
• Five-Star Recipient for Total Knee Replacement for 7 Years in a Row (2017-2023)
• Five-Star Recipient for Total Hip Replacement for 2 Years in a Row (2022-2023)
• Five-Star Recipient for Spinal Fusion Surgery for 11 Years in a Row (2013-2023)
“The physicians and staff at South Texas Spine & Surgical Hospital are proud to receive this award from Healthgrades. Over the past 20 years, we have continued to practice safe, high quality medical care to provide the best outcomes for our patients. Our core values and desire to succeed have never changed. Achieving excellent outcomes requires commitment and dedication from the entire health care team. The leadership and culture at this facility enable us to achieve our goals and push us to improve on a daily basis,” Stated Joel Jenne, M.D., Chief of Staff at STSSH.
Healthgrades evaluated patient mortality and complication rates for 31 of the most common conditions and procedures at nearly 4,500 hospitals across the country to identify the top-performing hospitals for Joint Replacement. This year’s analysis revealed significant variation in patient outcomes between America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement and hospitals that did not receive the distinction.
From 2019-2021, patients treated at hospitals receiving America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement Award have, on average, a 65.6% lower risk of experiencing a complication while in the hospital than if they were treated in hospitals that did not receive the award.*
Consumers can visit Healthgrades.com to learn more about how Healthgrades measures hospital quality and access a patient-friendly overview of the complete methodology here.
“We commend South Texas Spine and Surgical Hospital for their ongoing commitment to providing high-quality care to patients undergoing Joint Replacement,” said Brad Bowman, MD, Chief of Medical Officer and Head of Data Science at Healthgrades. “Consumers can feel confident that America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement have demonstrated their ability to deliver consistently exceptional outcomes.”