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Clinical Update

It’s all about
optimisation


How a UK hospital reduced length of stay for TKR by 2 days and increased operational capacity by 40%.


Employing an evidenced-based programme to optimise all aspects of a patient’s orthopaedic journey helped a UK hospital reduce length of stay for TKR from 3.9 days to 1.6 days, and increase operational capacity by 40%.5

The programme is designed to improve outcomes, quality of treatment and economic performance – minimising complications and delivering patient-centered care.5

Get the full case study here.

  1. Den Hartog A et al. Pathway-controlled fast-track rehabilitation after total knee arthroplasty: a randomized prospective clinical study evaluating the recovery pattern, drug consumption, and length of stay. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 2012;132:1153–1163. Find the source here.

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