Hip & Knee Replacement Outcome Impacted by Hospital

Defective medical device blog topic for medical malpractice attorneys handling defective joint litigation. Here, Kaiser looks at hospital rankings vs. patient outcome for those undergoing hip and knee replacements.

Medicare Identifies 97 Best And 95 Worst Hospitals For Hip And Knee Replacements – Kaiser Health Newshttp://www.kaiserhealthnews.org/stories/2013/december/17/medicare-best-and-worst-hospitals-for-hip-and-knee-surgery.aspxMedicare has begun tracking the outcomes of hip and knee replacement surgeries, identifying 95 hospitals where elderly patients were more likely to suffer significant setbacks. The government also named 97 hospitals where patients tended to have the smoothest recoveries.