LARGO – HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Largo, 901 Clearwater-Largo Road, recently earned certification for Disease-Specific Care in hip fracture rehabilitation.
The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval was awarded to the hospital for its compliance with the organization’s national standards for healthcare quality and safety in disease-specific care.
“By choosing to have The Joint Commission evaluate our hip fracture program, we are making a significant investment in quality on a day-to-day basis,” said Kevin Conn, vice president of operations for HealthSouth, in a press release. “The Joint Commission certification provides us a framework to take our hospital to the next level and helps create a culture of excellence.”
According to Conn, this is a major step toward continually improving the care HealthSouth provides to offer patients peace of mind knowing they are getting quality care at the industry’s highest standard.
“Our focus is to serve the needs of the Pinellas Country and Tampa Bay community,” said Conn. “Each day, our staff works to provide a differentiated level of care and offer services that get patients back on their feet and functioning in their communities. We are thrilled to receive this endorsement from The Joint Commission.”
To earn the certification, HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Largo underwent a rigorous on-site survey. A surveyor with expertise in the care of patients with hip fractures from The Joint Commission evaluated the hospital’s hip fracture program for compliance with standards of care specific to the needs of patients and families, including the provision and quality of care, medical staff, leadership and medication management.