By offering innovative technology like intellijoint HIP®, administrators can promote their commitment to improving patient outcomes and enhance their clinical excellence.
intellijoint HIP is accessibly priced for primary and revision Total Hip Arthroplasty (THA) with a low fee-per-use purchase model.
As a hospital administrator
intellijoint HIP brings superior value to patients by improving a surgeon's ability to consistently reach preoperative targets and reduce outliers.
Reduce readmissions and revision surgery
Increase visibility by offering superior technology
Attract patients to your hospital
Without the extraordinary costs and prolonged surgery time.
Administrators are aware of the trend to reduce costs by focusing providers on performance measurements that improve outcomes.
Administrators are also aware that patients and their families want more assurances about the benefits of joint replacement.
Traditional hip replacement surgery amounts to nearly
procedures per year in Canada, US and EU
Outcomes largely remain dependent on surgeon experience and subjective judgments of soft tissue balancing
Meanwhile researchers report
Mean costs of revision surgery are
can reach as high as
with length of stay averaging 6.2 days and reaching as high as 11.8 days13
Up to 8.9% of patients will be readmitted within 90 days with most readmissions due to instability and dislocations 4
Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), 2610 U.S. hospitals lost an average of 0.63% of total Medicare and Medicaid (MM) reimbursements averaging
a loss of $164,000 per hospital in 201515.
Additionally, the upcoming bundled payment/penalty system currently being piloted by CMS will forego payments for readmissions and instead levy penalties.
Centers performing 500 THAs per year could face penalties of close to
$1 million per year
Paving the Way for Bundled Payments
With the introduction of bundled payments, health providers must look at ways to reduce spending variation associated with an episode-of-care in order to avoid potential penalties for inconsistent outcomes.
Patients Are Seeking Superior Care
Promoting intellijoint HIP's clinical benefits can attract new patients, increase community visibility for your hospital, improve efficiencies and grow your orthopaedic services.
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