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Reliability Comparisons for Hip Replacement

Reliability Comparisons for Hip Replacement

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

Not all hospitals achieve the same results

Hip replacement is a surgery focused on reducing pain and getting you back to the activities you love. 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.

 

Hip Replacement Overview

What

Surgical procedure in which damaged cartilage in the hip is replaced by a metal implant. Also called “hip arthroplasty” or "hip resurfacing.”

Where

Takes place in a hospital or ambulatory surgery center.

Length of hospital stay

Ranges from less than one day to several days, depending on the complexity of the procedure and your overall health.

 
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Chana  New York, NY New York, NY

…My doctor understood how important getting back to exercise was to me. Since [the procedure], I have completed a 100 mile hike, run several 4-5 mile races, hiked a 14er, done spin classes 4-5 days a week and taken barre classes 6 times a week. It’s great to be back!

Success Rate

98%
Of HSS patients reported improvement within 12 months after their treatment

Out of 214 responses, 100% 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

1.8%

HSS In-Hospital
Complications

  2.4%

National
Rate

Represents hip/knee replacement care. Lower is better

Source: CMS Care Compare

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Testimonial

My experience of surgery as well as the entire one-night hospital stay was phenomenal. All my anxiety was relieved from the moment I arrived. My recovery has been amazing, and I have my life back.

Amy, Hip Replacement

Avoidable Hospital Visits

2.5%

HSS
Readmissions

 4%

National
Rate

Represents hip/knee replacement care. Lower is better

Source: CMS Care Compare

Procedure Volume

5,170
Hip replacements per year, that’s 254% more than the next leading hospital

Source: NYSDOH SPARCS 2017 Public Use File

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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