Chilton Hospital Receives Five Stars in Orthopedics|
For the second year in a row, Chilton Hospital is Five-Star Rated for Joint Replacement and Total Knee Replacement, according to HealthGrades, an independent source of hospital quality ratings. Chilton is also ranked No. 4 for Joint Replacement and No. 10 for Overall Orthopedic Services in New Jersey.
“We continuously strive to provide patients with the most advanced care by maintaining a team of exceptional orthopedists, nurses and other motion specialists in our new Total Joint Center,” said Chilton President and CEO Deborah K. Zastocki, DNP, RN. “These efforts have resulted in numerous prestigious awards, which reinforce Chilton’s commitment to high quality clinical care for the community.”
Since the Total Joint Center completed its $2.5 million renovation in 2011, it has:
- Received The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval with certificates of distinction in the areas of hip and knee replacement
- Been rated No. 3 “Top Hospital for the Treatment of Hip/Knee Replacement” by Castle Connolly, a health care research and information company for 2013
- Been Five-Star Rated for Joint Replacement and Total Knee Replacement for two years in a row by HealthGrades
- Begun offering Personalized Knee Replacement surgery, a technique using MRI-based technology to create a 3-D model of the knee as well as computer software to detect and correct any deformity, ensuring the replacement joint fits perfectly with the patient’s existing anatomy
The Total Joint Center was the first inpatient unit transformed as part of Chilton’s $24 million renovation project. It offers a unique, customized program for patients receiving all types of joint replacement, as well as other orthopedic procedures. The Total Joint Center features 24 private patient rooms, all warmly decorated with natural color tones, wood accents, new furniture, ample seating and closet space, flat screen TVs, wireless Internet and welcoming sleepers for loved ones who wish to spend the night. The Total Joint also has a rehabilitation gym, outfitted with top-of-the-line orthopedic equipment.
For more information, visit www.chiltonhealth.org/orthopedics
Chilton Hospital is a fully accredited, 260-bed, acute-care, community hospital. It is the first hospital in New Jersey to received Pathway to Excellence designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Chilton recently embarked on a $24 million modernization project, which includes the Cardiovascular Interventional Lab, The Breast Center and the Total Joint Center. It is also a four-time recipient of the HealthGrades Specialty Excellence Award in Stroke, and Five-Star Rated for Stroke Care, the highest possible, for six years in a row. In addition, Chilton is also Five-Star Rated for Joint Replacement and Total Knee Replacement for 2012 and 2013. Chilton’s many services include a state-of-the-art Emergency Department, the Sleep Health Institute, the Comprehensive Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Center, the Chilton Cancer Center, the MotherBaby Center a weight loss surgery program and minimally invasive and robot-assisted surgery. The hospital is located at 97 West Parkway in Pompton Plains, NJ 07444. For more information about Chilton's facilities and services, or to find a doctor by name, specialty, or location, please visit www.chiltonhealth.org or call 1-888-CHILTON.