Reducing Readmissions After Hip and Knee Replacement

Three Factors to Explore

Readmissions are an increasingly hot topic for both hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) due to changing reimbursement requirements. Fortunately, there are a variety of measures hospitals can take to address readmissions and prevent them from occurring.

Amie Starkey, Executive Director of UnaSource, a Detroit-area ASC, has identified several preventable contributors to hip and knee replacement readmissions, which are outlined in the article The Three Most Preventable Hospital Readmissions by Amie Starkey, Executive Director. Download this article to learn:

  • Why readmissions are an increasingly important metric for both hospitals and ASCs
  • Which types of readmissions can most easily be prevented
  • Solutions for reducing common readmissions
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