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Queen receives designation for spine, knee and hip surgeries
Napa Valley Register

Blue Shield of California has selected Queen of the Valley Medical Center as a Blue Distinction Center for knee and hip replacement surgeries, as well as spine surgery, according to a news release.

“These designations are a tribute to our dedicated team of physicians, nurses, technicians and therapists,” said Walt Mickens, president and CEO of Queen of the Valley Medical Center. “We are proud of our high patient satisfaction and low rate of complications.” Blue Distinction Centers are nationally designated healthcare facilities shown to deliver improved patient safety and better health outcomes, based on objective measures, said a news release.