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Bozeman Deaconess Orthopedic Services Ranked Among Best in Nation for Joint Replacement

December 15, 2011

HealthGrades®, an independent source of physician ratings and hospital quality ratings, designated Bozeman Deaconess Hospital as a recipient of the Joint Replacement Excellence Award in 2012. Other clinical achievements for Bozeman Deaconess Hospital awarded by HealthGrades for 2012 include:
• Ranked among the Top 10% in the Nation for Joint Replacement
• #3 in Montana for Overall Orthopedic Services
• #1 in Montana for Joint Replacement
• Ranked among Top 5 in Montana for both Overall Orthopedic Services and Joint Replacement for three years in a row.

Additionally, HealthGrades presented Five-Star Ratings to Bozeman Deaconess Hospital for Joint Replacement and Total Knee Replacement and, for the third year in a row, a Five-Star Rating for Total Hip Replacement.

The following doctors offer orthopedic services at Bozeman Deaconess Hospital: Dan Gannon, MD; Robert Blake, MD; John Campbell, MD; Martin Gelbke, MD; Alex LeGrand, MD; Richard Vinglas, MD; Jon Robinson, MD; Gene Slocum, MD; Steven Speth, MD; John Vallin, MD; of Bridger Orthopedics and Sports Medicine; Mark Deibert, MD; Peter Kelleher, MD; Timothy O’Brien, MD; and Jeff Rasch, DO, of Alpine Orthopedics and Sports Medicine.

“Our orthopedic surgeons, anesthesiologists, radiologists, nurses, physical and respiratory therapists and pharmacists offer quality care and are committed to patient safety,” says Stan Moser, Bozeman Deaconess Chief Administrative Officer. He notes that patients treated at Five-Star Rated hospitals are 63% less likely to experience complication compared to One-Star hospitals.

HealthGrades’ hospital ratings are the most widely used objective, actionable quality measures readily available to the public and are based solely on clinical performance. For more information visit
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