Covenant Health Named to Becker’s List of “50 Hospitals or Health Systems with Great Orthopedic Programs”

Covenant Health has been recognized as a leading orthopedic provider in the country, joining other notable healthcare institutions on Becker’s Hospital Review’s 2022 list of “50 Hospitals or Health Systems with Great Orthopedic Programs.” Becker’s is a well-known publication for healthcare industry leaders.

According to Becker’s, healthcare providers named to this list are dedicated to expanding their orthopedic services and to orthopedic innovation. Recently, Covenant Health became the first in Tennessee to use mixed reality 3D hologram technology during shoulder replacement surgeries.

“Covenant Health’s inclusion on Becker’s’ list of top orthopedic programs attests to our commitment to offering the best orthopedic care through the latest technologies available,” said Jim VanderSteeg, president and CEO of Covenant Health. “We are at the forefront of the newest orthopedic developments and are continually looking for ways to improve outcomes and experiences for our orthopedic patients, which this recognition affirms.”

Becker’s noted Covenant Health’s use of the latest orthopedic technologies and techniques, as well as its breadth of services. Covenant Health performs the highest number of orthopedic surgeries in Tennessee and follows enhanced post-surgery protocols for better patient outcomes.

As part of the evaluation process, Becker’s evaluated the orthopedic offerings of Covenant Health, its use of cutting-edge technologies, quality metrics, funding and other accreditations the health system holds.

Becker’s Healthcare provides business and legal information for healthcare industry leaders through five trade publications, including Becker’s Hospital Review. Becker’s Healthcare developed the “50 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Orthopedic Programs” list based on nominations and editorial research. To see the full list, go to

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