Porter Center for Joint Replacement Achieves Specialty Center Status

Physicians with the Porter Center replace more than 1,500 joints each year, making it among the largest centers in the region. The UnitedHealth Premium designation means that patients can depend on Porters Center for Joint Replacement and its physicians, including those with Colorado Joint Replacement, for conscientious, reliable care for total joint replacement.

The designation is based on detailed information about specialized training, practice capabilities and outcomes and is designed to help consumers make informed choices in selecting high-quality joint replacement facilities.

The United Health Premium award adds to the Porter Center for Joint Replacements recent recognition from Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield as a Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip ReplacementSM.

About Porter Adventist Hospital
Porter Adventist Hospital is a full service, Nursing Magnet designated, 368-bed acute-care referral center for complex medicine and surgery patients. In addition to being ranked No. 1 in overall cardiac care in Colorado by HealthGrades, Porter specializes in cancer care, joint replacement, spinal care and transplant. Porter is sponsored by Adventist Health System and is part of Centura Health, Colorados largest hospital and health care network delivering advanced care to more than half a million people each year, across 13 hospitals, seven senior living communities, medical clinics, affiliated partner hospitals, Flight for Life Colorado, and home care and hospice services. Porters and Centura's strength lies in the ability to offer a team of connected networks and shared resources to deliver accessible, reliable and cost-effective health care across the state. For more information about Porter Adventist Hospital, visit www.porterhospital.org or the Media Room at http://porter.mediaroom.com.