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Reliability Comparisons for Achilles Tendon Repair

 

Reliability Comparisons for Achilles Tendon Repair

Make sure you're asking the critical questions to make the best decision for your care

Not all hospitals achieve the same results

Achilles tendon repair can get you back into your daily life — and even back to high-impact sports. But not all hospitals achieve the same results. Some are more reliable than others. With the help of the HSS Hospital Reliability Scorecard, you can make sure you're asking the critical questions to find the hospital that's right for you. Understanding the data points below will help you make the best decision for your care. Learn why we chose these factors.

 

Achilles Tendon Repair Overview

What

Surgical procedure in which damaged Achilles tendon is stitched back together. Often performed minimally invasively.

Where

Takes place in a hospital or ambulatory surgery center.

Length of hospital stay

Most patients go home the same day.

 
WNBA basketball player Brittany Boyd on the court for the New York Liberty

Brittany  Berkeley, CA Berkeley, CA

My doctor did a great job of pushing me and keeping me motivated during my recovery. I am thankful for all the work she and my trainers put in to help me get healthy.

Success Rate

93%
Of HSS patients reported improvement within 12 months after their treatment

Out of 21 responses, 70% response rate

Source: HSS Internal Data, 2020

Patient Experience

91%
Of patients would recommend HSS; over the national average of 72%

 

Source: CMS Care Compare

Complications

.55

HSS In-Hospital
Complications

  1.0

National
Ratio

Represents hospital-wide care. Lower is better

Source: CMS Care Compare

Male patient shooting a basketball in an indoor gym

Testimonial

I can happily report that I am put back together again and I will be back in the game as long as HSS is here to put me back together again!

Ted, Achilles Tendon Injury/Condition

Avoidable Hospital Visits

9.8%

HSS
Readmissions

 16%

National
Rate

Represents hospital-wide care. Lower is better

Source: CMS Care Compare

Procedure Volume

337
Achilles tendon repairs per year

Source: HSS Internal Data, 2019

Endorsements
#1

in orthopedics since 2010

Endorsements
#1

in orthopedics since 2010

Download your Hospital Reliability Scorecard

The Hospital Reliability Scorecard highlights valuable data to consider before you schedule your procedure. Our helpful worksheet makes it easy to compare different hospitals.

Reliable care is good for your health.

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