Tenet Hospitals Increase UnitedHealth Premium ® Specialty Center Designations to 92 
 
Wednesday, 11 July 2012 
 
 

DALLAS --(Business Wire)--Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) today announced that 33 hospitals have received 71 designations for cardiac care, cardiac surgery, and heart rhythm disorders and 21 designations as UnitedHealth Premium® Surgical Spine and Total Joint Replacement Specialty Centers.

Hospitals must meet or exceed UnitedHealthcare's rigorous quality criteria based on nationally recognized medical standards including programmatic structure, patient care processes and clinical outcomes that are submitted by the hospital to UnitedHealthcare.

"We are very proud that so many of our hospitals earned quality designations," said Kelvin A. Baggett, M.D., Tenet's chief medical officer. "Our continuous improvement in designation programs such as these reflects our unwavering commitment to providing high-quality care for our patients through the use of evidence-based practices."

Receiving the designations were:

  • Atlanta Medical Center, Atlanta, Ga. - Cardiac Care, Cardiac Surgery, Heart Rhythm Disorders and Surgical Spine
  • Brookwood Medical Center, Birmingham, Ala. - Cardiac Care, Cardiac Surgery, Heart Rhythm Disorders, Surgical Spine and Total Joint Replacement
  • Centennial Medical Center, Frisco, Texas - Cardiac Care and Cardiac Surgery
  • Creighton University Medical Center, Omaha, Neb. - Cardiac Care and Heart Rhythm Disorders
  • Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center, Houston, Texas - Cardiac Care and Cardiac Surgery
  • Delray Medical Center, Delray Beach, Fla. - Cardiac Care, Cardiac Surgery, Heart Rhythm Disorders, Surgical Spine and Total Joint Replacement
  • Des Peres Hospital, St. Louis, Mo. - Cardiac Care, Cardiac Surgery, Heart Rhythm Disorders, Surgical Spine and Total Joint Replacement
  • Desert Regional Medical Center, Palm Springs, Calif. - Cardiac Care, Cardiac Surgery, Heart Rhythm Disorders and Total Joint Replacement
  • Doctors Hospital at White Rock Lake, Dallas, Texas - Cardiac Care, Cardiac Surgery and Heart Rhythm Disorders
  • Doctors Medical Center, Modesto, Calif. - Cardiac Care and Heart Rhythm Disorders
  • East Cooper Medical Center, Mt. Pleasant, S.C. - Surgical Spine
  • Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center, Fountain Valley, Calif. - Cardiac Care, Cardiac Surgery, Heart Rhythm Disorders and Surgical Spine
  • Frye Regional Medical Center, Hickory, N.C. - Cardiac Care, Cardiac Surgery, Heart Rhythm Disorders and Surgical Spine
  • Good Samaritan Medical Center, West Palm Beach, Fla. - Cardiac Care and Total Joint Replacement
  • Hilton Head Hospital, Hilton Head, S.C. - Cardiac Care, Cardiac Surgery and Heart Rhythm Disorders
  • Houston Northwest Medical Center, Houston, Texas - Cardiac Care, Cardiac Surgery and Heart Rhythm Disorders
  • Lakewood Regional Medical Center, Lakewood, Calif. - Heart Rhythm Disorders
  • Los Alamitos Medical Center, Los Alamitos, Calif. - Cardiac Care
  • Nacogdoches Medical Center, Nacogdoches, Texas - Cardiac Care, Cardiac Surgery and Heart Rhythm Disorders
  • Northshore Medical Center - FMC Campus, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. - Cardiac Care, Cardiac Surgery and Heart Rhythm Disorders
  • North Fulton Regional Hospital, Roswell, Ga. - Surgical Spine
  • Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center, Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. - Cardiac Care, Cardiac Surgery and Heart Rhythm Disorders
  • Palmetto General Hospital, Hialeah, Fla. - Cardiac Care, Cardiac Surgery and Heart Rhythm Disorders
  • Park Plaza Hospital, Houston, Texas - Surgical Spine
  • Piedmont Medical Center, Rock Hill, S.C. - Cardiac Care, Cardiac Surgery and Heart Rhythm Disorders
  • Placentia Linda Hospital, Placentia Linda, Calif. - Total Joint Replacement
  • Providence Memorial Hospital, El Paso, Texas - Cardiac Care, Cardiac Surgery and Surgical Spine
  • Saint Francis Hospital, Memphis, Tenn. - Cardiac Care, Cardiac Surgery, Heart Rhythm Disorders, Surgical Spine and Total Joint Replacement
  • Saint Louis University Hospital, St. Louis, Mo. - Cardiac Care and Cardiac Surgery
  • San Ramon Regional Medical Center, San Ramon, Calif. - Cardiac Care, Cardiac Surgery and Surgical Spine
  • Sierra Medical Center, El Paso, Texas - Cardiac Care, Cardiac Surgery and Heart Rhythm Disorders
  • Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center, San Luis Obispo, Calif. - Cardiac Care, Cardiac Surgery and Surgical Spine
  • Twin (News - Alert) Cities Community Hospital, Templeton, Calif. - Cardiac Care


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