Wellbe Announces Webinar on Joint Commission Certification for Hip and Knee Programs


OrthoServiceLine.com, a free resource to the orthopedic community sponsored by Wellbe, is hosting a complimentary webinar featuring Michelle Rogers, Spine Coordinator and former Joint Coordinator for Methodist Dallas Medical Center, titled “Methodist Dallas Medical Center’s Joint Commission Journey.”

logoMethodist Dallas Medical Center designed their joint replacement program, called The Methodist Joint Academy, around the patient journey to include a spectrum of preparation, orientation, treatment options, and follow-up care. The team then underwent a rigorous on-site survey with a team of Joint Commission expert surveyors evaluating the hospital’s programs for compliance with standards of care specific to the needs of patients and families, and received certification for disease-specific care in hip and knee replacement.

This webinar will describe:

  • The process improvement goals set by the Methodist Dallas team for their program and Joint Commission certification
  • How they implemented their plan
  • How they use data to track their progress
  • The results they have achieved over the past 3 years
  • Real life experiences with Joint Commission visits

Methodist Dallas Medical Center’s Joint Commission Journey
Date/Time: Wednesday, June 17, 2015 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EST
Cost: Complimentary
Register here: http://www.orthoserviceline.com/category/events/ 

OrthoServiceLine.com is a free resource for orthopaedic service line leaders designed to give them actionable insights and ideas to grow and streamline their programs. OrthoServiceLine.com is sponsored by Wellbe.

About the Speaker:
Michelle Rogers is the Spine Coordinator and former Joint Coordinator for Methodist Dallas Medical Center. As a coordinator her duties include patient pre-operative education, coordination between the physicians and hospital, patient rounding, nurse education, and management of the Joint Commission certification compliance. Before becoming a registered nurse, Michelle was a Radiologic Technologist for 15 years. Her nursing background includes surgical, ICU, PACU and orthopedics.

About Wellbe (http://www.wellbe.me)
Wellbe, the inventor of the cloud-based Guided CarePath, works with health providers to engage patients as partners in their episodes of care. Our Guided CarePaths empower patients to learn and take the actions required to achieve better outcomes at lower costs. High-performing hospitals use Wellbe’s Connected Care solutions to improve the experience and efficiency of helping patients to successfully navigate their medical treatments and surgeries.


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