Blue Distinction Center
Hillcrest Baptist Medical Center was recently designated a Blue Distinction® Center for Knee and Hip Replacement by BlueCross BlueShield. Hillcrest is the ninth of now 26 hospitals in the state of Texas designated as such in the Knee and Hip Replacement category.
Blue Distinction® is a designation awarded by the Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies to medical facilities that have demonstrated expertise in delivering quality healthcare, under objective selection criteria. The designation is based on rigorous, evidence-based selection criteria established in collaboration with expert physicians' and medical organizations' recommendations. Its goal is to help consumers find quality specialty care on a consistent basis, while enabling and encouraging health professionals to improve the overall quality and delivery of healthcare nationwide.
The selection criteria for the Blue Distinction Centers for Knee and Hip Replacement program was developed with input from expert physicians and medical organizations, and include a comprehensive evaluation of structure, process and outcome measures. Blue Distinction Centers for Knee and Hip Replacement have demonstrated a commitment to quality care and offer comprehensive inpatient knee and hip replacement services, including total knee replacement, total hip replacement and hip resurfacing. Each designated facility must score at least 60 total points and meet the selection criteria requirements.
If your joints have suffered damage from arthritis or injury, you may find it difficult to do day-to-day activities such as walking or climbing stairs. See what the Joint Care Center at Hillcrest can offer you!
Hillcrest Baptist Medical Center
100 Hillcrest Medical Blvd
Waco, Texas 76712