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Reliability Comparisons for Shoulder Arthroscopy

Reliability Comparisons for Shoulder Arthroscopy

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

Not all hospitals achieve the same results

Shoulder 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.

 

Shoulder Arthroscopy Overview

What

Surgical procedure involving a tiny camera called an arthroscope to examine or repair the tissues inside or around the shoulder joint. Used to diagnose and treat a variety of conditions, most commonly rotator cuff tears.

Where

Takes place in a hospital or ambulatory surgery center.

Length of hospital stay

Most patients go home the same day.

 
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Karen Middletown, CT Middletown, CT

I am not exaggerating when I say my doctor gave me my life back. I cannot put into words the appreciation I feel towards him and his entire efficient and hard-working team. Thank you!

Success Rate

94%
Of HSS patients reported improvement within 12 months after their treatment

Out of 107 responses, 68% 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

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Testimonial

It's been six weeks since my surgery. My therapist says I'm way ahead of schedule, but I'm not rushing things. Golf season begins in a month, and I expect to come back stronger than ever thanks to my doctor and the great care I received at HSS.

Russell, Rotator Cuff 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

3,279
Shoulder arthroscopies per year

Source: HSS Internal Data, 2019

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in orthopedics since 2010

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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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