St. Vincent Charity Medical Center and Mercy Medical Center are two of only 15 facilities in Ohio to be designated as Blue Distinction Centers+ for Spine Surgery by the BlueCross BlueShield Association.
Blue Distinction Centers+ are nationally recognized and trusted programs that provide excellent and efficient specialty care. It is a national designation program by the BlueCross BlueShield Association that identifies facilities that demonstrate expertise in delivering quality specialty care safely, efficiently and cost effectively.
The objective of the program is to help consumers find facilities that provide both quality and value for their specialty care needs, while encouraging health care professionals to strive for overall quality care.
To be named a Blue Distinction Center+ in spine surgery, St. Vincent Charity and Mercy Medical Center were reviewed based on patient results and outcomes, treatment expertise, procedure volume, structure and process. Currently, only 307 facilities across the country have been designated as Blue Distinction Centers+ for Spine Surgery.
St. Vincent Charity Medical Center and Mercy Medical Ministries are ministries of the Sisters of Charity Health System.
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