The Patient Centered Value System (PCVS) designs hospital resources and staff around the needs of patients and families, rather than around internal departments.
The main goal of PCVS is to provide care based on each patient’s needs and desires.
What does this mean for patients of the Bone and Joint Center at UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital?
PCVS for people with hip and knee arthritis focuses on the entire patient care experience.
The team at the Bone and Joint Center at UPMC Magee provides joint replacement patients and their families with:
This approach of viewing all bone and joint care through the eyes of patients and families helps improve:
The Bone and Joint Center at Magee aims to make the joint replacement process as easy as possible for patients and families.
The center includes doctors’ offices and a preoperative outpatient center on the hospital’s first floor. This makes access to treatment easier for people with joint pain or orthotics.
It also offers valet parking and a concierge service to help reduce delays for arrivals and discharges at the hospital's entrance.
The Bone and Joint Center at Magee's inpatient unit reinforces the user-friendly theory of PCVS, featuring:
After joint replacement surgery, patients stay in the Bone and Joint Center at Magee's wellness unit.
Designed to provide a relaxed setting for patients and families, this inpatient unit includes:
To learn more about the practice of patient- and family-centered care, see:
To schedule an appointment, or to learn more about the full range of services for women and men at Magee, call 412-641-8609 or fill out our online contact form.