After Theresa Zane had a hip replacement last Tuesday, she was walking post-surgery and preparing to happily depart Beloit Memorial Hospital by Thursday afternoon. After suffering with pain for sixth months, especially while sitting, she was relieved to have a new hip. “I was up walking that day. I feel great,” Zane said.
Bundled payments in health care have gained favor because they can reduce costs and help improve outcomes. In essence, episodic bundles cover the cost of a patient’s care from start to finish—all the procedures, devices, tests, drugs and services a patient will need for, say, a knee replacement or back surgery.
Sentara Leigh Hospital’s orthopedic center was designated the Orthopedic Hospital at Sentara Leigh today as the first designated orthopedic hospital in South Hampton Roads, Va. Here are five things to know:
Based on recent research indicating the importance of gender-specific care for total joint replacement patients, the Women’s Choice Award has pinpointed “America’s Best Hospitals for Orthopedics for 2017.”
Mark Hawks got both his knees replaced in January at Sanford Health in Bismarck’s Total Joint Replacement Center, which recently received national accreditation from the Joint Commission.
Wolters Kluwer & The Joint Commission reveal 8 online courses for joint replacement advanced certification — 5 things to know
Wolters Kluwer unveiled eight online courses to assist organizations navigate The Joint Commission’s Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement. Here are five things to know: