Surgical Quality Improvement

Elective Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty and/or Total Knee Arthroplasty

CMS calculates elective primary total hip arthroplasty (THA) and/or total knee arthroplasty (TKA) outcomes measures based on Medicare claims and enrollment information. The most recent risk-adjusted data available from CMS are shown.

Total Knee & Hip Arthroplasty Inpatient Complications

April 2019 – March 2022

ᵃSource: CMS Hospital Compare Preview Report July 2023 and Complications HSR Report PR May 2023

Cleveland Clinic’s Total Knee & Hip Arthroplasty complication rate is categorized as “no different" than the national average.

Total Knee & Hip Arthroplasty All-Cause 30-Day Readmissions

July 1, 2019 – December 1, 2019 and July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2022

ᵃSource: CC Readmission HSR Report PR I May 2023

Cleveland Clinic's readmission rate is categorized as “no different" than the national average.

To further reduce avoidable readmissions, Cleveland Clinic is focused on optimizing transitions from hospital to home or post-acute facility. Specific initiatives have been implemented to ensure effective communication, education, and follow-up.