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Hospital Designated as Blue Distinction Center

August 04, 2010

Spring Hill, Florida – Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida, Inc. (BCBSF) has designated Oak Hill Hospital as a Blue Distinction Center for Spine Surgery and a Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacement. They are part of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association’s expansion of its Blue Distinction® designation.

“Blue Distinction puts a high value on research and evidence-based health and medical information,” said Allan Korn, M.D. Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association Chief Medical Officer. “Blue Distinction Centers show our commitment to working with doctors and hospitals in communities across the country to identify leading institutions that meet clinically validated quality standards and deliver better overall outcomes in patient care.”

The additional Blue Distinction Centers for Spine Surgery and Blue Distinction Centers for Knee and Hip Replacement designations will bring the nation’s number of Blue Distinction designations to more than 1,600. This program is part of The Blues® efforts to collaborate with physicians and medical facilities to improve the overall quality and safety of specialty care.

Oak Hill Hospital offers comprehensive spine surgery and hip replacement services including:

  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Decompressions
  • Discectomies
  • Laminectomies
  • Fusions
  • Joint Replacement
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Minimally Invasive Joint Reconstruction Surgery for
  • Total Shoulders, Reverse Total Shoulders, Total Knee, Quad Sparing Technique, Partial Knee
  • Arthroscopic Surgery – Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist, Hip, Knee, & Ankle
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Joint Preservation Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Hip Impingement Surgery & Labral Repair
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