IU Health North receives UnitedHealth Premium® Spine, Joint Designations
An IU Health North Release
Carmel, Ind. – Indiana University Health North Hospital is proud to have been designated a UnitedHealth Premium surgical spine and total joint replacement specialty center for 2012.
UnitedHealthcare® developed the UnitedHealth Premium specialty center program to give its members information and access to hospitals meeting rigorous quality criteria. The designation is based on detailed information about specialized training, practice capabilities and outcomes and is designed to help members make informed decisions should they need surgical spine and total joint replacement care.
To receive this designation, IU Health North Hospital met extensive quality and outcomes criteria based on nationally recognized medical standards and expert advice. The criteria incorporate measurements of breadth and depth of care, staff experience, emergency care, quality and outcomes reporting.
“We are so pleased to receive the UnitedHealth Premium designation,” said Jonathan R. Goble, president and CEO of IU Health North Hospital. “With this designation, patients can rest assured, knowing they will receive conscientious, reliable surgical spine and total joint replacement care at IU Health North Hospital.”
For more information on orthopedic services at IU Health North Hospital, visit iuhealth.org/northortho.
About Indiana University Health North Hospital IU Health North Hospital, a part of Indiana University Health, has provided leading care to Carmel and Hamilton County residents since 2005. With dedicated pavilions for women, children and specialty surgery, and an attached medical office building, IU Health North Hospital brings together physician offices, inpatient beds and operating rooms. Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health North Hospital offers the peace of mind that comes with the service and support from Riley Hospital for Children’s nationally recognized programs. All patient rooms are private, including neonatal and pediatric intensive care units, within the 700,000-square-foot, 189-patient bed facility. To learn more about IU Health North Hospital, visit iuhealth.org/north.
IU Health North Hospital is a participating hospital in the UnitedHealthcare network but is not owned or otherwise affiliated in any way with UnitedHealthcare: a UnitedHealth Group company.