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Colorado Advanced Orthopedics Earns Prestigious Healthgrades Award

Colorado Advanced Orthopedics is proud to announce that we’ve received the 2024 Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ from Healthgrades, the leading consumer resource providing information on doctors and healthcare facilities nationwide. This prestigious award reflects our ongoing commitment to delivering the finest quality care available.

Since our clinic opened in 2020, CAO has developed a reputation as one of the leading orthopedic facilities on the Western Slope. Our team of board-certified, fellowship trained orthopedic surgeons and sports medicine doctors have been consistently achieving exceptional patient outcomes that exceed industry standards. We’re honored to receive the Healthgrades Joint Replacement Excellence Award, and it’s extremely rewarding to see our commitment to excellence acknowledged by this well-respected organization.

In addition, Pioneers Medical Center received the Healthgrades 2024 Outstanding Patient Experience Award™. While this award reflects the general standards of exceptional patient care delivered by all PMC practitioners, the CAO team’s commitment to delivering an unparalleled patient experience contributed to the high scores responsible for our facility receiving this honor.

About the Healthgrades Joint Replacement Excellence Award

The Healthgrades Joint Replacement Excellence Award recognizes the top 10% of orthopedic clinics nationwide for their exceptional patient outcomes on total hip replacement and total knee replacement surgeries. Colorado Advanced Orthopedics was one of 152 hospitals in the United States to earn this honor.

To determine the winners of this award, Healthgrades evaluated the clinical patient outcomes of orthopedic facilities across the country. The primary factor evaluated was patient complication rates for knee replacement and hip replacement procedures. The Healthgrades data demonstrated that on average, patients undergoing joint replacement surgeries at orthopedics clinics receiving the Joint Replacement Excellence Award experienced a 38% lower risk of developing a complication compared with patients treated at other hospitals across the country.

About the Healthgrades Outstanding Patient Experience Award

joint replacement surgery The Healthgrades Outstanding Patient Experience Award recognizes the top 15% of hospitals nationwide that provide an exceptional experience for patients throughout their hospital stay. To identify the top hospitals worthy of this award, Healthgrades evaluated ten patient experience metrics based on Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) survey data. Over 2,500 hospitals who submitted at least 100 HCAHPS patient experience surveys were eligible for consideration for this prestigious award.

The patient experience survey was sent to a random sample of patients between two days and six weeks after their discharge from the hospital to gather information about the patients’ perspectives on the care they received. The survey evaluated the following ten patient experience metrics:

Based on the patient feedback contained in these surveys, Pioneers Medical Center ranked in the top tier of hospitals evaluated to achieve this award.

Raising the Bar for Orthopedic Care on the Western Slope

Since opening our clinic in 2020, Colorado Advanced Orthopedics has earned a reputation for providing the highest quality orthopedic care on the Western Slope. We’ve assembled an outstanding team of board-certified, fellowship trained orthopedic surgeons and sports medicine doctors who are truly committed to delivering exceptional patient care. Their specialized training ensures your procedures are performed by doctors with the background necessary to deliver the best possible outcomes. This allows you to get back to enjoying your favorite activities as quickly as possible.

Contact us today to schedule an appointment. Colorado Advanced Orthopedics serves patients in Meeker, throughout the White River Valley, and the Western Slope.

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