Smith & Nephew’s eCAP Shows 97% Decrease in Readmission Rates

Smith & Nephew (SNN) observed a 97.3% decrease in hospital readmissions following total joint arthroplasties (TJAs) conducted under its eCAP Episode of Care Assurance Program.

Specifically, over 14 months, 1,380 TJAs were conducted under the program with partner Provider PPI, with only two readmissions—a rate of 0.145%, vs. rates of 5.3%...

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Julie Vetalice is ORTHOWORLD's Editorial Assistant. She has covered the orthopedic industry for over 20 years, having joined the company in 1999.

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