Examining Patient Risk Factors that May Affect Outcomes

Factors  classified as modifiable, nonmodifiable, and psychosocial play important roles

  "There has been more and more published on  patient-related issues that may affect outcomes. This is of particular  importance as we move forward with the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement  (CJR) Model and bundled payments," said Samir  Mehta, MD, chief of the Orthopaedic Trauma & Fracture Service at the  University of Pennsylvania.

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