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Peak Joint Replacement Program serves as model-California hospital to visit

Peak Joint Replacement Program serves as model-California hospital to visit

St. John’s Peak Joint Replacement Program has been selected to be a demonstration site for other hospitals looking to improve their joint replacement services. The first site visit will take place in early June.

“We’re excited to welcome visitors from other quality health care facilities to our community to showcase our achievements,” said Karen Connelly, chief communications officer at St. John’s Medical Center.

Stryker Performance Solutions selected St. John’s for being a top performer among the 150 hospitals in their system. St. John’s is one of only three demonstration sites in the western United States.

“We have consistently scored in the top one percent in a variety of outcomes,” said Jaime Jackson, RN, orthopedic program manager at St. John's. “We are proud of the efforts that our staff has made to create a quality joint replacement program.”

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On Tuesday, June 6, representatives from Casa Colina, a hospital based in Pomona, California, will conduct a site visit to St. John’s Peak Joint Replacement Pro

gram. The group will spend the day at St. John’s to learn more about effective practices and procedures. Participants will visit with clinical staff to learn about operational procedures ranging from anesthesia to nursing, attend a class of pre-op patients, and observe a group therapy class of patients who had surgery that day, among other activities.


Media contact: Karen Connelly, 307.739.7380,

St. John's Medical Center in Jackson, Wyoming, offers patient-centered clinical excellence and community wellness services through a full-service hospital, primary care, and specialty physician practices, and a long-term care Living Center.

Performance Solutions partners with hospitals and physician practices to understand the unique needs of each customer to develop and implement customized solutions aimed to improve quality outcomes and patient satisfaction.
Performance Solutions brings decades of expertise in care redesign, service line development, surgical services optimization and alignment strategies to its partnerships. Guided by Performance Intelligence data analytic platforms, we help customers understand and benchmark data to guide critical decision making.

The mission of the St. John’s Hospital Foundation is to secure philanthropic support to advance the mission and strategic objectives of St. John’s Medical Center, including patient-centered care, clinical excellence, and community wellness.