The George Washington University Hospital is Designated an Aetna Institute of Quality® for Spine Surgery

Washington, DC (April 9) – The George Washington University Hospital has been designated an Aetna Institute of Quality® in the area of spine surgery. Designated an Institute of Quality facility demonstrates excellence in care, a commitment to continuous improvement, and represents an exceptional value to Aetna members.

Aetna makes information about the quality and cost of health care services available to its members to help them make informed decisions about their health care needs. In line with this goal, Aetna recognizes hospitals and facilities in its network that offer specialized clinical services for certain health conditions. Facilities are selected for consistently delivering evidence-based, safe care.

"The top priority for any medical facility is providing the best possible healthcare, thus we are honored to receive this recognition from Aetna for the quality of our spine surgery capabilities," said Gary Little, MD, Medical Director of GW Hospital. “Our staff is passionate about finding ways to continuously improve the care we provide, and this award is a testament to their efforts."

Read more information on Aetna’s Institute of Quality for Spine Surgery.

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