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Blue Distinction Center for Spine Surgery and Knee and Hip Replacement

When you or someone you love needs specialty care for spine or orthopedics, you now have an additional tool to help you live well. As a Blue Distinction Center for Spine Surgery and Orthopedics for Knee and Hip Replacement, Blue Cross Blue Shield has nationally recognized CHRISTUS Southeast for its expertise in delivering specialty care – safely and efficiently.

As part of their Blue Distinction Centers of Excellence program for Spine and Orthopedics, here’s what you can except when you visit CHRISTUS Southeast Texas:

  • Hospitals designated as Blue Distinction Center and Blue Distinction Center+ are proven to do better than other healthcare facilities in quality and safety with fewer complications and readmissions as well as affordability
  • Research confirms that facilities, such as CHRISTUS Southeast Texas, which are designated as Blue Distinction Centers for Spine Surgery have fewer complications and fewer hospital readmissions than non-designated facilities
  • Blue Distinction Centers for Orthopedic Care in Knee and Hip Replacement provides comprehensive inpatient knee and hip replacement services, including total knee replacement and total hip replacement surgeries
  • Our program maintains higher surgical success rates for Spine and Knee and Hip Replacement
  • Better pain management techniques
  • Fewer surgical complications
  • Fewer infections
  • Both national and prestigious designations serve as proof points as our commitment to continued advancement and investment in the Southeast Texas community, bringing the best in healthcare services closer to home, to help people live well.