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Orthopedic Surgery Clinical Integration Program at Deaconess Henderson Hospital

DCI, Methodist Health, Inc. d/b/a Deaconess Henderson Hospital (the “Hospital”), OrthoAlign, LLC (“OrthoAlign”), Orthopaedic Associates, Inc. (“Group”) and Group’s orthopedic surgeons who are the medical staff of the Hospital are parties to a joint venture arrangement which involves the development and implementation of a clinical quality, safety, and efficiency program in connection with the delivery of orthopedic procedural and surgery services provided by or at the Hospital (the “Ortho Surgery CIP”), including the total hip and knee replacement initiative (the “Total Hip/Knee Replacement Initiative”) in order to provide higher quality care, improved patient safety, and improved utilization of resources across the community of Henderson, Kentucky and the surrounding area.  The Ortho Surgery CIP and the Total Hip/Knee Replacement Initiative commenced on 03/01/2019, and DCI has extended the arrangement through 12/31/2022.  In connection with the arrangement, (a) DCI provides input, direction and oversight with respect to the Ortho Surgery CIP and the Total Hip/Knee Replacement Initiative, and (b) OrthoAlign consults with the Hospital regarding the management of the Hospital’s orthopedic service line and has engaged Group and its orthopedic surgeons who are on the medical staff of the Hospital and agree to participate in the Ortho Surgery CIP and Total Hip/Knee Replacement Initiative and provide services on behalf of OrthoAlign.

For specific questions regarding this or other Deaconess Care Integration programs, please contact:
Heather Koehler
Executive Director
Deaconess Care Integration

For general questions or additional information about Accountable Care Organizations, please visit. The Medicare Site for ACO or call 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227) TTY users should call 1-877-486-2048.
Deaconess Care Integration, LLC is open Monday – Friday 8 AM to 5 PM CST
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