Process Improvements

G-Arm aims to help institutions achieve process improvement by increasing efficiency, lowering risk.

Our goal is to help you achieve better OR utilization rates, reduced infection risk and lower radiation exposure for your patients and staff.

We want to help you achieve better case profitability, improved turnover rates, improved workflow and a better bottom line.

In the USA in 2010 the following readmissions within 30 days occurred. These are 4 out of 6 of the most frequent procedures performed in US hospitals. (ref Weiss et al)

  • 424,408 Hip replacements, 8.1% readmitted.
  • 431,577 Spinal fusions, 6.8% readmitted.
  • 456,664 Laminectomy, excision intervertebral disc, 6.7% readmitted
  • 651,965 Knee arthorplasty, 5.0% readmitted.

ref: Weiss AJ, Elixhauser A, Steiner C. Readmissions to U.S. Hospitals by Procedure, 2010. HCUP Statistical Brief #154. April 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/reports/statbriefs/sb154.pdf.

 

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