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Elective knee outcomes

Our orthopedic center

How we compare* CHOMP National Benchmark State
Benchmark
Higher is better (January 2017 through June 2017)

Number of knee replacements performed
Research indicates that hospitals which perform elective knee replacement surgeries less frequently experience more than average poor patient outcomes. 3-year benchmark adjusted for a 6-month period and reflect moderate surgery volume.

Better 141 134 ** N/A
Patients discharged home

The percent of patients who were discharged home instead of a skilled nursing facility or a long term care facility following an elective knee replacement.  Research shows that patients who are discharged to another care facility following their surgery are more likely to develop and infection or be readmitted to the hospital during their recovery period.

Better 86% 51% *** N/A
Lower is better (January 2017 through June 2017)

30-day all cause inpatient readmision (January 2017 through March 2017)
The percent of patients who returned to Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula within 30 days following an elective knee replacement. Based on a measure tracked by the federal government, this includes all inpatient readmissions even if the readmission was not directly related to the joint replacement.

Better 1.5% 3.3% **** N/A
Average inpatient length of stay
The average inpatient length of stay, measured in days, for patients that had elective knee replacement. A shorter length of stay shows that you have received the gold standard of care by a specially trained team.
Better 2.6 days 3.3 days ***** 3.2 days *****

* As compared to the National benchmark
**3-year high survey volume threshold adjusted for a 6 month reporting period
***The Joint Commission Disease-Specific Care Advanced Certification Program for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement Performance Measurement Implementation Guide, January 2018
****Causes and Rates of Unplanned Readmissions After Elective Primary Total Joint Arthroplasty: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
*****California Joint Replacement Registry 2016 Annual Report

Elective hip replacement outcomes

Our orthopedic center

How we compare* CHOMP National Benchmark State
Benchmark
Higher is better (January 2017 through June 2017)

Number of hip replacements performed
Research indicates that hospitals which perform elective hip replacement surgeries less frequently experience more than average poor patient outcomes. 3-year benchmark adjusted for a 6-month period and reflect high surgery volume.

Better 120 77 ** N/A

Patients discharged home

The percent of patients who were discharged home instead of a skilled nursing facility or a long term care facility following an elective knee replacement.  Research shows that patients who are discharged to another care facility following their surgery are more likely to develop and infection or be readmitted to the hospital during their recovery period.

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Better 88% 51% *** N/A
Lower is better (January 2017 through June 2017)

30-day all cause inpatient readmission (January 2017 through March 2017)
The percent of patients who returned to Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula within 30 days following an elective hip replacement. Based on a measure tracked by the federal government, this measure includes all inpatient readmissions even if they are not directly related to this joint replacement.

Better 0.0% 5.6% **** N/A

Average inpatient length of stay
The average inpatient length of stay, measured in days, for patients that had elective hip replacement. A shorter length of stay shows that you have received the gold standard of care by a specially trained team.

Better 2.2 days 4.2 days ***** 4.0 days *****

* As compared to the National benchmark
** 3-year high survey volume threshold adjusted for a 6 month reporting period
*** The Joint Commission Disease-Specific Care Advanced Certification Program for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement Performance Measurement Implementation Guide, January 2018
***** Causes and Rates of Unplanned Readmissions After Elective Primary Total Joint Arthroplasty: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
****** California Joint Replacement Registry 2016 Annual Report

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