The relationship of hospital charges and volume to surgical site infection after total hip replacement.

@article{Boas2015TheRO,
  title={The relationship of hospital charges and volume to surgical site infection after total hip replacement.},
  author={Rebecca Boas and Kelsey L Ensor and Edward T Qian and Lorraine H Hutzler and James D Slover and Joseph A. Bosco},
  journal={American journal of medical quality : the official journal of the American College of Medical Quality},
  year={2015},
  volume={30 3},
  pages={283-8}
}
The purpose of this study was to analyze the effect of hospital volume and charges on the rate of surgical site infections for total hip replacements (THRs) in New York State (NYS). In NYS, higher volume hospitals have higher charges after THR. The study team analyzed 93,620 hip replacements performed in NYS between 2008 and 2011. Hospital charges increased… CONTINUE READING