Impact of an integrated hip fracture inpatient program on length of stay and costs

Source:  Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma, 2016, 30 (12) p. 647-652

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Date of publication: 2016

Publication type: Research

In a nutshell: This study aimed to assess the effect of an integrated hip fracture co-management model on length of stay, cost per case, time to surgery, treatment of osteoporosis, utilisation of preoperative echocardiogram, mortality and readmission. It found that the integrated medical-surgical co-management model was associated with reduced length of stay, costs, time to surgery and increased initiation of appropriate osteoporosis treatment.

Length of publication: 6 pages

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