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Hip fracture program outcomes

  • The Orthopaedic Institute is dedicated to providing the best possible care for hip fracture patients. Experienced nursing staff and therapists from Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute care for patients recovering from hip fracture surgery on a designated unit. A multidisciplinary group of physicians and leaders meets monthly to review outcomes and implement process improvements.

    Hip fracture volume

    The providers and staff at the Orthopaedic Institute care for more than 175 hip fracture patients each year.

    Hip fracture volumes graph

    Hip fracture discharge disposition

    Coordinated care and services begin prior to the patient’s arrival in the Emergency Department and continue well after discharge from the hospital. The Orthopaedic Institute partners with several assisted living and skilled nursing facilities throughout the community to streamline the process of providing safe and efficient care for hip fracture patients.

    Hip fracture discharge graph

    Hip fracture complication rates

    To minimize complications and get patients back into their own environment, the goal is for patients to undergo surgery within 24 hours when appropriate. By collaborating with the Acute Pain Service, the hip fracture team can offer options for anesthesia and pain management that help minimize complications such as delirium. 

    Hip fracture complications graph