Accelero Quality Collaborative

Your quality metrics are paramount to the profitability of your program. Better outcomes result in a lower cost of care and an improved patient experience. They are also public knowledge on websites such as CMS Hospital Compare or Healthgrades and can influence patients’ choice for treatment. And finally, CMS and some private payers use your metrics to determine your reimbursement rate.

Total Joint and Fracture Care Program Leader Forum

Managing and leading a joint replacement or fracture program at a hospital or system of hospitals can prove to be a difficult, time-consuming yet rewarding job. Based upon your feedback, this Accelero Quality Collaborative focuses on the joint replacement and fracture care topics that are important to you.

Joint Replacement

  • Preoperative Optimization
  • Post-Discharge Pathway
  • Day of Surgery Rehab

Fracture Care

  • Patient Optimization/Door to OR in 24 hours
  • Role of the Navigator
  • LOS Management

A Review: AAOS Surgical Management of Osteoarthritis of the Knee, Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guideline

It can be difficult to stay up-to-date with all of the new treatment options that are available for total joint replacement patients these days. There seems to be a new treatment technique or management method each month. Earlier this year AAOS published their new evidence-based clinical practice guideline for Surgical Management of Osteoarthritis of the Knee. The guideline helps providers and hospitals focus their efforts on including validated treatment options into their programs and diminishing those that have little to no evidence to support them.  This discussion focuses on the recommendations from AAOS and what they mean for your total joint replacement program.  During this session, Accelero solution leaders will discuss how adopting these recommendations can enhance patient care and efficiency at your hospital.

 

The Impact of Timing and Process on Quality for the Joint Replacement Patient

The Impact of With the hospital length of stay continuing to decrease, it is important to implement processes that will improve patient outcomes, the predictability of care and ensure patient expectations are met.  During this interactive session, Accelero solution leaders discuss patient care processes that should be used to ensure best practice care and timely discharge of joint replacement patients.  Click below to watch the recorded program.

 

The Impact of Complications on the Musculoskeletal Patient

In this webinar, Accelero team members discuss the impact of complications on the musculoskeletal patient, respiratory complications process improvement, identifying preoperative risk and implementing postoperative risk reduction techniques. See the recording below.

The Accelero Quality Collaborative is a free quarterly webinar where you can share your experiences with your peers.  If you would like information on the next Accelero Quality Collaborative, email info@accelerohealth.com with your request.

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