Mar 16, 2010 1:45 PM by Carina Corral
Twin Cities Community Hospital in Templeton has the blues, in a good way.
It was recently designated as a Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacement by local Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies.
Blue Distinction designation recognizes facilities that meet objective, evidence-based thresholds for clinical quality, developed with input from expert physicians and medical organizations.
The program is part of The Blues®' efforts to collaborate with physicians and medical facilities to improve the overall quality and safety of specialty care.
Twin Cities is one of 20 Tenet Healthcare hospitals nationwide to receive the distinction.