UPMC Health Plan recognizes ACMH Hospital's joint replacement program

UPMC Health Plan recognized Kittanning, Pa.-based ACMH Hospital as a Hip and Knee Joint Replacement Surgery Center of Excellence, The Kittanning Paper reports.

What you should know:

1. The health plan recognizes programs that provide quality patient outcomes, while also focusing on the patient experience.

2. A health plan surveyor analyzed the hospital's joint replacement program to determine it deserved the honor.

3. UPMC Health Plan established the program as a way to recognize quality facilities for its members.

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