Rhode Island

    Compare the performance of surgeons practicing at hospitals in this state, in one of the following procedures:

Hip Replacement

Total hip replacement (ICD-9-CM code 81.51)

Replace diseased hip joint with an artificial hip joint. The most common reason for a hip replacement is osteoarthritis, which is a breakdown of the cartilage in the joint. More information »

9Rhode Island hospitals performed this procedure on Medicare patients.
1 (11%)has at least one surgeon with a low adjusted complication rate.
Alert stop2 50396a7919fcffb9b54ceb393a298dce637a556b013844b32d7e939e9458f99d1 (11%)has at least one surgeon with a high adjusted complication rate.

Sorted by the surgeon with the lowest adjusted rate of complications at each hospital, along with a measure representing the combined performance of surgeons and hospitals for these procedures.

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MIRIAM HOSPITAL, PROVIDENCE
RHODE ISLAND HOSPITAL, PROVIDENCE
WESTERLY HOSPITAL, WESTERLY
NEWPORT HOSPITAL, NEWPORT