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Getting a hip replacement? Choice of hospital can be crucial

Getting a hip replacement? Choice of hospital can be crucial

Researchers found that when hip replacement surgery is done at a "safety net" hospital designed to serve the poor and uninsured, patients' risks are higher. Of more than 500,000 Americans who had the surgery, those at safety net hospitals were 11% more likely to have postoperative complications, like infections or heart problems.

Source: MedicalXpress

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