Title

Using joint registry data from FORCE-TJR to improve the accuracy of risk-adjustment prediction models for thirty-day readmission after total hip replacement and total knee replacement

UMMS Affiliation

Department of Orthopedics and Physical Rehabilitation

Publication Date

4-15-2015

Document Type

Article

Subjects

Aged; Aged, 80 and over; *Arthroplasty, Replacement, Hip; *Arthroplasty, Replacement, Knee; *Decision Support Techniques; Humans; Logistic Models; Osteoarthritis, Hip; Osteoarthritis, Knee; *Patient Readmission; Postoperative Complications; *Registries; Risk Adjustment; Risk Assessment; Risk Factors; United States

Disciplines

Health Information Technology | Health Services Research | Orthopedics | Rehabilitation and Therapy

Abstract

The recent release of publicly reported total joint replacement outcomes illustrates the growing importance that public health officials place on measuring and comparing outcomes after total joint replacement across hospitals and surgeons.

DOI of Published Version

10.2106/JBJS.N.00889

Source

J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2015 Apr 15;97(8):668-71. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.N.00889. Link to article on publisher's site

Journal/Book/Conference Title

The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume

Related Resources

Link to Article in PubMed

PubMed ID

25878312