10 Reasons Why You Should Collect Patient Outcomes and 5 Ways to Make Sure It’s Effective

The paradigm in healthcare delivery is changing. The focus is shifting in response to the converging forces of payment reform and consumer expectations toward more efficient, higher quality value-based care. By automating the collection of patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs), you enable patients’ active participation and meet their expectations for greater convenience, leading to higher patient […]

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Level of Preoperative Preparedness Directly Related to Patient Anxiety, Satisfaction, and Outcomes

The effectiveness of preoperative education and instructions is vital to the overall quality of care. Higher levels of preparedness have proven to have a positive effect on patient outcomes and level of satisfaction. According to one Gallup poll, when patients strongly agreed that “I knew what to expect after surgery,” 72 percent were extremely satisfied […]

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PRESS: Online Program Elevates Patient Experience

A new online program called Wellbe (developed by Wellbe, Inc. of Madison, Wisconsin) is revolutionizing the patient experience at a major facility in Wisconsin. Patients undergoing knee or hip replacement surgery now have more affordability and accessibility, says Curt Kubiak, CEO of the Orthopedic & Sports Institute of the Fox Valley (OSI). Read more from […]

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Orthopedic & Sports Institute Transforms Joint Replacement Experience for Wisconsin Residents

Having knee or hip replacement surgery used to mean a multiple-day stay in the hospital. Now, however, Curt Kubiak, CEO of the Orthopedic & Sports Institute of the Fox Valley (OSI) is working to redefine the joint replacement patient experience by making it more accessible and affordable for patients. “People have been suffering because they […]

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PRESS: How 10 hospitals took their total joint replacement programs to the next level

UW Health’s The American Center is the central location for joint replacement surgeries performed by the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health orthopedic surgeons. The orthopedic team mapped out and evaluated the patient experience before opening the new facility in 2015 to optimize outcomes. Patients undergo the Joints 101 class before surgery, […]

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