Healthgrades has ranked Northside Hospital Forsyth No. 1 for joint replacement surgeries in Georgia. The Cumming hospital has received the America's 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement AwardTM for superior clinical outcomes in knee and hip replacement from Healthgrades for the past three years (2022, 2021 and 2020).
“Northside Hospital Forsyth is proud to offer Georgia’s top joint replacement program,” said Skip Putnam, Chief Executive Officer of Northside Forsyth. “This ranking reflects the excellent skill and dedication of our physicians, providers, and staff.”
Northside Hospital Forsyth also received the Surgical Care Excellence AwardTM for 2022. This recognition derives from having superior clinical outcomes in surgical care across 15 of the most common in-hospital surgical procedures, which include:
- Joint replacement
To determine the hospitals that deliver superior quality care, Healthgrades evaluates hospital performance using objective quality measures that include clinical outcomes and patient safety, as well as the patient experience.
“For almost 25 years, our mission has been to provide consumers with clear and accessible information to make more informed healthcare decisions,” said Brad Bowman, MD, Chief Medical Officer and Head of Data Science, Healthgrades. “Our State Rankings provide consumers with increased transparency regarding the care in their areas and empowers them to make more confident care decisions for themselves and their families. This year’s list encompasses the best of the best in terms of continued commitment to top-quality care, and a proven track record delivering positive outcomes for their patients."