Rose Medical Center
April 06, 2018



Julie Hogan
Director of Marketing & Public Affairs
Rose Medical Center
Office: 303.320.2694
Mobile: 303.408.8039

Denver, Colo., – April 6, 2018 – Orthopedic Network News released a listing of the nation’s top ten shoulder hospitals in its January 2018 issue. Rose Medical Center’s Orthopedic and Spine Center was recognized among the top ten, performing more than 300 shoulder replacements in 2016.

Orthopedic Network News is a quarterly publication and on-line information service on cost and quality issues in orthopedics. Its January 2018 issue reported that shoulder replacements are the fastest growing segment of reconstructive devices. An estimated 160,000 shoulder replacements were performed in 2017, which is up 9.6 percent since the previous year.

“We are always looking for creative ways to help our patients find relief from their pain,” explains Dr. Meg Austin, Rose Medical Center Chief Medical Officer. “Shoulder replacement surgery is one of the areas where we've been able to apply these approaches. We are honored that so many patients trust us to help them through this life changing procedure.  Our commitment is to get them back to their lives safely and quickly.”

About Rose Medical Center

Well known as a Denver institution and a 9th Avenue landmark for nearly 70 years, Rose Medical Center has earned its reputation as Denver's "Baby Hospital" while becoming a leader in comprehensive women's care, orthopedics and total joint replacement, heart and vascular care, weight-loss treatment, cancer care, surgical services, internal medicine and emergency care. With origins in Jewish teachings, traditions and community, Rose’s founders built this hospital to “serve the need of every creed.” By offering a high level of expertise and service across all disciplines, Rose has truly become a destination hospital, attracting patients from throughout Colorado and around the world. Learn more at

About HCA Healthcare

Nashville-based HCA Healthcare is one of the nation's leading providers of healthcare services, operating 174 locally managed hospitals and 119 freestanding surgery centers in 20 states and the United Kingdom. With its founding in 1968, HCA created a new model for hospital care in the United States, using combined resources to strengthen hospitals, deliver patient-focused care and improve the practice of medicine. HCA has conducted a number of clinical studies, including one that demonstrated that full-term delivery is healthier than early elective delivery of babies and another that identified a clinical protocol that can reduce bloodstream infections in ICU patients by 44 percent. HCA is a learning healthcare system that uses its more than 27 million annual patient encounters to advance science, improve patient care and save lives.