Cigna Knee Replacement Center of Excellence 

Saint Francis Hospital-Bartlett has received a Center of Excellence designation from Cigna for total knee replacement.  The Center of Excellence designation indicates that Saint Francis Hospital-Bartlett has achieved Cigna’s highest standards for quality and efficiency.

"We are proud to have earned the Center of Excellence designation for total knee replacement,” said Wade Tyrrell, chief nursing officer.  “The physicians and staff of Saint Francis Hospital-Bartlett are committed to providing our patients with the best care possible.  This designation demonstrates that we are exceeding nationally recognized standards for total knee replacement.”

The designations are based on patient outcomes data using Saint Francis Hospital-Bartlett’s Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Hospital Compare measures, Leapfrog Patient Safety Measures, mortality and complication rates in addition to other evidence-based protocol metrics.