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Dr. Michael Ast's 3 key elements for successful outpatient total joint replacement

HSS hip and knee surgeon Michael P. Ast, MD offers three key elements that can help orthopedic surgeons thrive with outpatient total joint replacements this year.

Dr. Ast underscored the importance of developing and implementing strong, structured protocols (focused on patient selection, pain management and blood and fluid management) which are evidenced-based for successful outpatient joint replacement; aligning with the correct site of service for their patients and their practice; and collecting and understanding of data with respect to patient outcomes.

Read the full article at Beckersasc.com.