Six Bon Secours Facilities Recognized for Specialty Care

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Bon Secours Virginia is pleased to announce that several of its facilities across Richmond and Hampton Roads have been deemed Blue Distinction Centers or Blue Distinction Centers+ by Anthem Blue Cross. Blue Distinction Centers are hospitals recognized for expertise in delivering specialty care and Blue Distinction Centers+ are hospitals recognized for going a step further with both expertise and efficiency in delivering specialty care. 

 

Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital in Newport News, Va. has been recognized as the following: Blue Distinction Center+ for Gastric Stapling; designated Blue Distinction Center for Gastric Banding, Hip and Knee Replacement, and Spine Surgery.

 

Bon Secours Maryview Medical Center in Portsmouth, Va. has been recognized as the following: Designated Blue Distinction Center+ for Gastric Stapling, and Spine Surgery;  Designated Blue Distinction Center for Gastric Banding, Hip and Knee Replacement, and Cardiac Care.

 

Bon Secours DePaul Medical Center in Norfolk, Va. has been recognized as a Designated Blue Distinction Center+ for Spine Surgery. 

 

Bon Secours St. Mary's Hospital in Richmond, Va. has been recognized as the following: Designated Blue Distinction Center+ for Gastric Stapling; Designated Blue Distinction Center for Gastric Banding, and Hip and Knee Replacement.

 

Bon Secours St. Francis Medical Center in Midlothian, Va. has been recognized as a Designated Blue Distinction Center for Hip and Knee Replacement.

 

Bon Secours Memorial Regional Medical Center in Mechanicsville, Va. has been recognized as the following: Designated Blue Distinction Center for Hip and Knee Replacement, and Cardiac Care.

 

The Blue Distinction Center program was developed with input from the medical community and evaluates hospitals on their ability to deliver high quality and safe specialty care based on criteria that directly impact patient results – e.g., surgical team expertise and a history of better outcomes for patients. Hospitals receiving a Blue Distinction Center+ designation are also measured on how efficiently they deliver this high-quality patient care.