Joint Replacement - Hip & KneeHelps teams improve management of patients undergoing hip and knee replacement.
|Type:||Analytic Accelerator||Status:||Analytic Services||Revised:||2016-Jun-10|
The Joint Replacement - Hip & Knee Analytics Accelerator helps teams reduce surgical complications, decrease length of stay (LOS), reduce care practice variability, improve outcomes, and improve patient satisfaction for patients undergoing hip or knee replacement.
|Primary:||EMR - Clinical||See data sources of this type|
|Secondary:||Billing||See data sources of this type|
|Tertiary:||Patient Satisfaction||See data sources of this type|
Additional Data Sources Information
- Billing System
- Patient Satisfaction
- Patients with medical necessity documented in EMR
- PQRS measures, such as pre-op evaluation for VTE and CV risk factors, documentation of current medications, prophylactic antibiotics, and VTE prophylaxis
- Complication rates (e.g., hospital-acquired conditions and periprosthetic joint infection)
- Transfusion rates
- Readmission and reoperation rates
Background & Problem Summary
Total hip and total knee replacements are common and growing rapidly in the U.S., with wide cost variation largely based on post-surgical complications, and post-discharge care. CMS has launched a bundled payment model that requires eligible hospitals to be accountable for costs and quality of care of Medicare total joint replacement patients from day of surgery to 90 days after surgery. The Hip and Knee Replacement Application helps organizations track variability in key treatment processes for these procedures, connect those processes to outcomes and cost, and track compliance to improvement measures.
The Hip and Knee Replacement Application is aimed at clinical and medical directors, operational directors, and clinical program guidance teams focused on total hip and knee replacement.
- Reduced variation in hospital care (blood utilization, glycemic control, early mobility, etc.).
- Increased patient satisfaction and quality of life.
- Decreased reimbursement losses that result from failure to meet appropriate use criteria and/or from preventable surgical complications.
- Identify potential reimbursement losses due to failure to meet appropriate use criteria and/or surgical complications.
- Identify variability in blood utilization, glycemic control, and early mobility.
- Increase the percentage of patients undergoing TJR that meet all appropriate use criteria measures.
- Decrease the time from surgical end to first time out of bed.
- Decrease the percentage of TJR patients who have post-operative blood transfusions.
- Decrease reimbursement losses.
- Decrease LOS.
- Decrease incidence of post-operative DVT/PE.
- Improve patient satisfaction.
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Shared Data Marts
- Shared Person
- Shared Clinical
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