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Maximizing Efficiency in Revision Total Hip Surgery

  • Joseph C. McCarthy
  • Nancy L. Hiltz

Abstract

Health care delivery is changing rapidly. With the federal health budget outpacing the consumer price index and a progressively aging population, the health care team has to confront and overcome great challenges. Despite rising patient medical acuity and diminishing resources, the health care team needs to maintain quality outcomes while providing cost-effective care. The well-informed patients often have increased expectations and the goal to remain more active and mobile throughout their life. Nowhere is this formidable challenge more evident than in revision total hip replacement.

Keywords

Cost Containment Health Care Team Prospective Payment System Diagnosis Related Group System Patient Care Delivery 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1999

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  • Joseph C. McCarthy
  • Nancy L. Hiltz

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