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Reliability Comparisons for Knee Arthroscopy

Reliability Comparisons for Knee Arthroscopy

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

Not all hospitals achieve the same results

Knee arthroscopy and other minimally invasive surgeries often result in less pain, minimal scarring and rapid recovery. 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.

 

Knee Arthroscopy Overview

What

Surgical procedure involving a tiny camera called an arthroscope to examine or repair the tissues inside or around the knee joint. Most commonly used for ACL reconstruction and torn meniscus repairs.

Where

Takes place in a hospital or ambulatory surgery center.

Length of hospital stay

Most patients go home the same day.

 
Woman smiling for a selfie

Carmen  New York, NY New York, NY

I tore my meniscus in 2010 and couldn't walk. I wasn't satisfied with a prior hospital's opinion, so I came to HSS for a second one. I was diagnosed right away and received the proper treatment needed to correct the situation. Choosing this hospital was the best decision I made.

Success Rate

86%
Of HSS patients reported improvement within 12 months after their treatment

Out of 142 responses, 90% 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

Senior man smiling

Testimonial

It was apparent that the hospital had established effective procedures for safety and infection avoidance. Everyone I came in contact with seemed to be following these procedures to the letter.

Bob, Knee 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

5,379
knee arthroscopies 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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