Joint Commission Award – St. Anthonys

Awarded The Joint Commission National Quality Approval

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Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement

The advanced certification program helps organizations develop consistent communication and collaboration among all health care providers involved in the care of the patient – from the pre-surgical orthopedic consultation with the surgeon,  to the intraoperative hospitalization or ambulatory surgery center admission, to the rehabilitation activities, to the follow-up visit with the orthopedic surgeon.

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Top 5 Benefits of Orthopedic Certification

  1. Provides a framework to improve patient outcomes
  2. Establishes a consistent approach to care, reducing variation and the risk of error
  3. Provides organizations with a pathway to excellence
  4. Allows for collaboration of teams across the continuum of care
  5. Demonstrates commitment to a higher standard of clinical service

Communications Through the Continuum of Care

  • Communication and collaboration among intraoperative and post-anesthesia care unit staff

  • Patient education, discharge planning and physical/occupational therapy

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About Us

Since 1875, the health care needs of the sick and poor have been met by the Sisters, Medical Staff, colleagues, and volunteers of St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital. The hospital serves the Effingham community and the south-central region of Illinois.

St. Anthony’s approach to health care combines the compassion and human touch of more than a century of caring with the most modern technologies available today.

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HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital



HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital
503 North Maple Street
Effingham, Illinois 62401