Highest-Rated US Hospitals For Hip & Knee Replacements

22KNEE-1445460477281-master1050For the first time, Consumer Reports has rated hospitals on how well their patients fare during and after elective surgery, including hip and knee replacements. The Ratings, based on billing data, look at the percentage of a hospital’s Medicare patients who die in the hospital or stay longer than expected for their procedure. Research suggests that although there are other factors that can cause a prolonged hospital stay, the better hospitals can do in those two measures overall, the fewer complications their patients are likely to experience.

These surgery Ratings are part of an ongoing effort by Consumer Reports to use the best available data to help consumers compare hospital performance and make informed choices about their health care.

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About Peter Coffaro 1134 Articles

A growth-driven and strategic executive, Peter Coffaro commands more than 20 years of progressive management success within the medical device industry. As a District Sales Manager for Stryker Orthopaedics, Peter was responsible for managing and directing a regional sales force to achieve sales and profit goals within the Rocky Mountain region. Previously, he was the Director of Sales & Marketing for Amp Orthopedics. In this role, Peter was responsible for planning, developing, and leading all sales and marketing initiatives. Peter is a former orthopedic distributor in the Pacific Northwest. He has also worked with DePuy Orthopaedics as well as Zimmer, and held positions in sales, sales training, and sales management. Peter has an extensive background in organizational development, business development, sales management, negotiating and P&L management. Peter holds a B.S. degree in Biology from Northern Illinois University.

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