LEWISTON — St. Mary’s Health System announces it has received advanced hip and knee replacement certification from hospital accreditation organization DNV.

This certification affirms an organization’s excellence in orthopedic surgery within the scope of hip and knee arthroplasty and related procedures inclusive of initial diagnostic services, surgical services, and therapies related to hip and knee replacement care.

“Advanced hip and knee certification lets our community know that St. Mary’s has the resources and commitment to provide the best possible care for hip and knee replacement,” Erin Prime, director of orthopedics and physiatry, said.

“From diagnosis to treatment, education, and rehabilitation, anyone coming to St. Mary’s can be confident that we have the right equipment, personnel and training,” she said. “Achieving this certification validates all the effort we have put into this program to ensure the health and safety of our patients.” 

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