Joint, spine center recognized for excellence

The Joint & Spine Center at Columbus Regional Hospital has been named a Blue Distinction Plus Center for knee and hip replacement by Blue Cross Blue Shield in recognition of excellent clinical quality and efficiency in delivering specialty care.

To receive the designation, a facility must demonstrate experience in offering comprehensive services resulting in better outcomes for patients in a highly efficient manner. Blue Cross Blue Shield offers the designation to provide members of their insurance networks and physicians a credible, easily identifiable means of selecting hospitals for healthcare services.