Orthopedics This Week
Hip Replacements: Safest Hospitals, Safest Doctors, Ranked
All that new data from CMS about hospitals and surgeons is finding its way out. The most recent window into this data comes courtesy of ProPublica, an independent, non-profit public interest newsroom. It lists and ranks hospitals and surgeons according to complication rates. Here’s what we found for hip replacement surgery, along with some caveats.