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Houston Healthcare - Warner Robins Earns National Recertification for Hip and Knee Replacement Program

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Warner Robins, GA, Nov. 16, 2023 – Houston Healthcare – Warner Robins has received Advanced Hip & Knee Replacement Program Recertification from DNV Healthcare.

DNV recertification as a Hip & Knee Replacement Center validates program excellence across the spectrum of hip and knee replacement care, from diagnosis to treatment, rehabilitation, education, and outcomes. Recertification indicates continued dedication to patient care and quality of services in adherence to the standards and guidelines of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

“Recertification tells our community that Houston Healthcare continues to have the resources and commitment to provide the best possible care for our hip and knee replacement patients,” says Nichole Blount, RN, BSN, MBA, director of surgical services, Houston Healthcare. “It’s a combination of the right equipment, personnel and training to exhibit excellence in orthopaedic surgery within the scope of hip and knee replacement and related procedures. Recertifying validates all the effort we have put into this program to ensure the health and safety of our patients.”

“Achieving recertification shows remarkable commitment to excellence,” says Kelly Proctor, President of DNV Healthcare. “It demonstrates to your community that your organization consistently performs at the peak level.”

About Houston Healthcare

Houston Healthcare serves over 300,000 people every year in multiple locations throughout Houston County. Our 282 inpatient beds, three urgent care facilities, nine physician practices and numerous ancillary services have one goal—taking care of the people that call Houston County and surrounding communities home. We provide a wide range of services, including: inpatient and outpatient surgery, Maternity and neonatal intensive care, Advanced cardiovascular care, Urgent care, Electronic intensive care units, Advanced imaging services, Psychiatric care, Physical and cardiac/pulmonary rehabilitation, Orthopedics and joint replacement, Oncology treatment and 24-hour emergency care. For more information, please visit

About DNV

DNV is a global independent certification, assurance and risk management provider, operating in more than 100 countries. Through its broad experience and deep expertise, DNV advances safety and sustainable performance, sets industry benchmarks, and drives innovative solutions.

Whether certifying a company’s management system or products, accrediting hospitals, providing training, or assessing supply chains or digital assets, DNV enables customers and stakeholders to make critical decisions with confidence and continually improve and realize long-term strategic goals sustainably.

DNV draws on its wide technical and industry expertise to help companies worldwide build consumer and stakeholder trust. Driven by its purpose to safeguard life, property, and the environment, DNV helps tackle the challenges and global transformations facing its customers and the world today and is a trusted voice for many of the world’s most successful and forward-thinking companies.

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