Bristol Regional and Holston Valley Recognized by BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee for quality outcomes

Holston Valley Medical Center and Bristol Regional Medical Center have been named a Blue Distinction Center+ for Knee and Hip ReplacementSM and a Blue Distinction Center for Spine Surgery®.

BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee said Blue Distinction Centers+ meet national criteria for quality care and have a cost structure that addresses consumers’ need for affordable health care. Blue Distinction Centers identify hospitals that outperform peer facilities in safety and quality.

This is the second time Holston Valley and Bristol Regional have received this honor. In 2010, both hospitals were named as Blue Distinction Centers for Knee and Hip Replacement and Spine Surgery.