Quality Improvement Initiatives

Providence orthopedic services is currently involved in the following projects, initiatives and ongoing work to promote quality improvement and to improve the patient care experience and customer satisfaction.

Surgical Care Improvement Project
The surgical care improvement project is a national quality partnership of organizations interested in improving surgical care by significantly reducing surgical complications.

Standardized Care Pathways
Standardized care pathways for elective surgery patients to decrease variability and risk of errors.

Unit Renovation
Renovation of orthopedic unit to enhance patient comfort and staff workflow scheduled for 2010.

Total Joint Replacement Registry
Development of the total joint replacement registry to collect information on patient outcomes that can help enhance quality of care.

For more information
To learn more about Providence Orthopedic Services, call (907) 212-5606, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. To find general information and specific health topics, visit our online health library.