Hughston Hospital ranked in top 5 percent for joint replacement

A Healthgrades annual national report on hospital care ranks joint replacement care at Hughston Hospital in Columbus in the top 5 percent in the nation.

HealthGrades is the nation's leading independent ratings organization and evaluates patient outcomes for 5,000 hospitals.

Hughston, established in 1984, was the nation's first hospital designed specifically to treat patients with musculoskeletal injuries or disorders.

Hughston is part of the Columbus Regional Healthcare System.