Nationally, there is a significant opportunity to improve patient care and substantially reduce healthcare cost by migrating total hip and total knee replacements to an outpatient environment. Historically, these procedures have been performed in a hospital setting, followed by a one- to three-day hospital admission. SwiftPath's protocols and care pathways have been proven by outcomes presented at
The SwiftPath platform includes patient engagement and education, patient selection criteria, and peer-reviewed surgical techniques. SwiftPath is also at the leading edge of new technologies that enable HIPAA secure, cloud-based homecare monitoring, patient-reported outcomes, quality improvement, and other services that enable surgeons to provide patients with the option to have hip and knee replacements on an outpatient basis.
"Our relationship with SwiftPath provides SCA's physician partners with an advanced capability to improve patient care in a more cost effective setting," said Goran Dragolovic, senior vice president at SCA.
"SwiftPath is looking forward to continuing our mission of enabling surgeons to perform state-of-the-art joint replacement surgery with reduced pain and improved patient experience in the outpatient and early discharge settings," noted Dr.
As part of the partnership, SCA Senior Vice President
SwiftPath develops consensus-based protocols, patient education programs and an array of information technology tools to assure the safety and efficiency of outpatient and early discharge setting joint replacement. For more information on SwiftPath, visit www.swiftpath.com.
SCA (NASDAQ:SCAI), a leader in the outpatient surgery industry, strategically partners with health plans, medical groups and health systems across the country to develop and optimize surgical facilities. As of
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