Butler Memorial Hospital named center of excellence

From staff reports

Butler Memorial Hospital has been recognized as a UPMC Health Plan Hip and Knee Joint Replacement Surgery Center of Excellence.

In a news release, Butler Health System said the UPMC Health Plan program recognizes surgical facilities and orthopedic surgeons that demonstrate high quality outcomes, low complication rates, and the best patient experience for UPMC Health Plan members in need of joint replacement surgery.

Last week, Butler Health System and Clarion Healthcare System signed a definitive agreement to integrate CHS and its affiliates, including Clarion Hospital, into Butler Health System.