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The CORE Institute to collaborate with CDC and Joint Commission

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The CORE Institute, powered by Excellence Headquarters, will be collaborating with The Joint Commission and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on an initiative designed to adapt, enhance and disseminate CDC guidance related to infection prevention and control in ambulatory health care settings. The goal of this effort, which is supported through a CDC contract, is to create… Read More →

Tucson’s Carondelet St. Joseph’s Hospital makes history


Carondelet St. Joseph’s Hospital and its Joint Replacement Center have accomplished something no other hospital in the United States has to date. All four total-joint replacement programs offered at St. Joseph’s—knee, hip, ankle and shoulder—were awarded the Gold Seal of Approval® by The Joint Commission, the nation’s oldest and largest standards-setting and accrediting body in… Read More →

3 Abrazo Hospitals Earn Top Performer Recognition

Lawsuit Dropped To Prevent AHCCCS Hospital Payment Cuts

Abrazo Health, the second largest health care delivery system in Arizona, has announced today that Arrowhead Hospital, Maryvale Hospital and Paradise Valley Hospital have been named Top Performers on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America. The three Abrazo Health hospitals are recognized for exemplary performance… Read More →