FORT WORTH, TX — Medical City Fort Worth has been recertified with the Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval® for spine surgery. The Gold Seal of Approval® is a symbol of quality that reflects a healthcare organization's commitment to providing safe and quality patient care.

Medical City Fort Worth underwent a rigorous review in January 2021. During the review, The Joint Commission evaluated compliance with applicable certification standards that are developed in consultation with healthcare experts and providers, measurement experts and patients.

“We are gratified to be recertified with the Gold Seal of Approval® for spine surgery from The Joint Commission, the premier health care quality improvement and accrediting body in the nation,” says Jyric Sims, CEO, Medical City Fort Worth. “Our culture of healthcare excellence is why Medical City Fort Worth is the destination of choice for patients receiving spine surgery.”

“Spine Certification recognizes a healthcare organization's commitment to fostering continuous quality improvement in patient safety and quality of care,” says Mark Pelletier RN, MS, chief operating officer, Accreditation and Certifications Operations and chief nursing executive, The Joint Commission. “We commend Medical City Fort Worth for using certification to reduce variation in its clinical processes and to strengthen its program structure and management framework for spine patients.”