Medical Services
Home / Medical Services / Joint Replacement / Elkhart General Hospital Among Best in Nation
Elkhart General Hospital Among Best in Nation

Elkhart General Hospital recently received numerous awards from HealthGrades, the nation's most trusted, independent source of physician information and hospital quality ratings. Each year, Healthgrades objectively grades the performance of all 5,000 short term acute care facilities across the country and make these performance ratings free to consumers on healthgrades.com.

Elkhart General Hospital was awarded multiple awards for Joint Replacement Surgery, including:

  • Recipient of the HealthGrades Joint Replacement Excellence Award for 4 Years in a Row (2009-2012)
  • Ranked Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Joint Replacement 4 Years in a Row (2009-2012)

  • Ranked #4 in IN for Joint Replacement in 2012

  • Ranked Among the Top 10  in IN for Joint Replacement 4 Years in a Row (2009-2012)

  • Five-Star Rated for Joint Replacement 4 Years in a Row (2009-2012)

  • Five-Star Rated for Total Knee Replacement 4 Years in a Row (2009-2012)

  • Five-Star Rated for Total Hip Replacement 4 Years in a Row (2009-2012)

HealthGrades found that patients had a 63% lower chance of experiencing a major inhospital complication at Elkhart General Hospital and other 5-Star rated hospitals compared with the 1-Star rated hospitals. What this equates to is over 164,000 Medicare inhospital complications could have been avoided if patients had chosen to receive their care at a 5-Star rated facility such as Elkhart General.