It’s estimated that every year, over 1.1 million patients in the United States and Canada undergo total joint replacement surgery. However, with an aging population and increase in chronic conditions the demand for hip and knee operations is increasing dramatically. A study in the Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery estimates by 2030 “demand for total hip arthroplasties to grow by 174% to 572,000 and demand for primary total knee arthroplasties by 673% to 3.48 million procedures”.
This 60-minute webinar highlights how Dr. Friedrich Boettner, an orthopedic surgeon and specialist at the Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), recognized the shift to value-based care and identified several areas of improvement that could be solved using a digital patient engagement platform. Specifically, the need for more comprehensive patient education, remote patient monitoring, and more effective methods for collecting Patient-Reported Outcomes (PROs) than traditional paper-based surveys.
During the webinar, you’ll learn how to: