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Quality Measures: Orthopedic Surgery

During total joint replacement surgery, your doctor removes a damaged joint and replaces it with a new, artificial one. Total joint replacement surgery is most commonly performed on hips and knees to help relieve pain and improve mobility.

Effective Joint Replacement Care

At Mount Auburn Hospital, you or your loved ones benefit from total joint replacement care that meets national standards.

Complication Rate Following Total Hip or Total Knee Replacement

This data estimates a hospital-level, risk-standardized complication rate associated with elective primary total hip arthroplasty and total knee arthroplasty in patients 65 years and older. Complications such as joint or wound infection can affect medical costs and quality of life. 

Mount Auburn Hospital 3.6%
United States Avg 3.1%

Readmission Rate 30 Days After Hospital Discharge

This data reflects rates of unplanned hospital readmission within 30 days of being discharged following elective primary total hip arthroplasty (THA) and/or total knee arthroplasty (TKA).

Mount Auburn Hospital 4.7%
United States Avg 4.8%

Find an Orthopedic Surgeon

Learn more about bone and joint care at Mount Auburn hospital or view our network of providers to search for a doctor by name, specialty, gender or location.

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Tell us about your Mount Auburn Hospital experience. Contact Patient Relations at 617-499-5100 or email us to share your compliments and concerns.

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