REHC is a Center of Excellence

River’s Edge Hospital & Clinic is a Center of Excellence for hip and knee replacements


ST. PETER, MN— River’s Edge Hospital & Clinic has been recognized as a DNV GL Healthcare certified Hip & Knee Replacement Center. The DNV GL Healthcare Hip and Knee Replacement Certification, based on standards set forth by DNV GL Healthcare and considering the guidelines of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, recognizes program excellence in patient care and outcomes.

DNV GL Healthcare certification as a Hip & Knee Replacement Center validates the hospital’s excellence across the spectrum of hip and knee replacement care, from diagnosis to treatment, rehabilitation, education and outcomes.

“This certification tells our community that we have the resources and commitment to provide the best possible care for Hip and Knee replacement,” says George Rohrich, CEO at River’s Edge. “It’s a combination of the right equipment, personnel and training to exhibit excellence in orthopedic surgery within the scope of Hip and Knee Replacement and related procedures. Achieving certification validates all the effort we have put into this program to ensure the health and safety of our patients.”

“This is a great accomplishment for REHC and the OrthoEdge program. It’s this kind of quality care that both REHC and OFC are known for. We have known that the care we provide is exceptional and that has now been confirmed by DNV GL. We would like to congratulate the hospital staff, administration, and physicians for their dedication and hard work to achieve this certification. Being a Center of Excellence in Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty is important for the patient, community, and the region,” said Andrew Meyers, CEO at The Orthopaedic & Fracture Clinic.

“Achieving certification shows commitment to excellence,” says Patrick Horine, CEO of DNV GL Healthcare. “It helps demonstrate to your community that you are performing at the highest level.”


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River’s Edge Hospital & Clinic provides a wide range of healthcare services, combining state-of-the-art technology with compassionate care, collaboration, integrity and stewardship. 


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