St. Joseph re-certified as trauma center

WARREN – St. Joseph Health Center has been re-verified as a Level III trauma center by the Verification Review Committee, the hospital announced Tuesday.

The verification and consultation program conducted by the ad hoc Committee on Trauma promotes the development of trauma centers. Verified trauma centers must meet criteria outlining trauma care capability and institutional performance. There are five categories of verification, each outlining specific criteria.

St. Joseph is part of the Humility of Mary Health Partners health care network.