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Hip and Knee Care in Utah Hospitals

Quality and Charges, 2006-2008


The purpose of this report is to help patients compare Utah hospitals in hip and knee care based on quality and charges.  

If you or someone you know has had a hip fracture or needs a hip or knee replacement, you may find this report helpful when considering where to receive treatment.  Health care facilities can vary, sometimes quite a bit, in terms of quality of care and patient charges.

Key Findings | All Tables (PDF) | Entire Report (PDF)


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For information on orthopedic conditions and treatments, injury prevention, wellness and exercise, and more, please visit the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

 

Hospital Quality of Care

Many factors affect a hospital’s performance on quality measures. Read more...

Indicator
Format
Hip Fracture Death Rate
Web page PDF
Hip Replacement Death Rate
Web page PDF

Methods and measures used for the Hospital Quality of care section in this report

Hospital Charges

Many factors will affect the cost for your hospital stay. Read more...

Surgery/Condition
Format
Hip Joint Replacement
Web page PDF
Knee Joint Replacement
Web page PDF
Hip and Femur Procedures for Trauma
(Except Joint Replacement)
Web page PDF
Knee, Lower Leg and Ankle Procedures
Web page PDF
Fracture of Femur
Web page PDF
Bi-lateral Hip Joint Replacement (Both hips)
Web page PDF
Bi-lateral Knee Joint Replacement (Both knees)
Web page PDF

Methods and measures used for the Hospital Charges section of this report


Please be aware that information in this report is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice.  Always ask questions and seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment. 

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