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An estimated 700,000 patients in the United States undergo total knee arthroplasty (TKA) every year. A new study by Noelle Arroyo and researchers from the Center for Perioperative Outcomes (CPO) finds that patients who have public insurance have an increased likelihood of being readmitted to the hospital following this common procedure. 

In the study, published online in Population Health Management, researchers...

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CPO Activity | October-December 2017



Harrison, S., Tangel, V., Wu, X., Christos, P., Gaber-Baylis, L., Turnbull, Z. A., Port, J., Altorki, N., & Stiles, B. (2017, December). Are minimum volume standards appropriate for lung and esophageal surgery? The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. PubMed ID: 29370917...

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Research from the Center for Perioperative Outcomes (CPO) was honored at the Eastern Pain Association 2017 Annual Meeting (EPA), held November 11 in New York. An abstract titled “Analysis of Pain-Related Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) Free-Text Responses” was awarded first place in the poster competition. 

Anna Nachamie, operations administrator for the CPO, is the first author. Co-authors are Sophie Osorio, an intern with the CPO;...

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Does a physician need to be board-certified in order to deliver top-quality clinical care to patients? A team of researchers from the CPO and other institutions sought to answer this question, by using statistical analysis to compare the work of board-certified and non-board-certified anesthesiologists. Examining the National Anesthesia Clinical Outcomes Registry database, the team studied the treatment and outcomes of Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA), a procedure known commonly as knee...

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