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Special Outpatient Surgery Edition - Surgical Construction - March 2018

Outpatient Surgery Magazine, providing current information on Surgical Services, Surgical Facility Administration, Outpatient Surgery News and Trends, OR Excellence and more.

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1 4 • O U T PA T I E N T S U R G E R Y M A G A Z I N E • J A N U A R Y 2 0 1 7 S ame-day joint replace- ment is one of surgery's hottest spe- cialties, and it's only going to get hotter. Consider that total joints performed in the outpatient setting cost about 50% less than replacements done in inpatient ORs. Also know that the number of joint replacements per- formed in the outpa- tient arena will con- tinue to explode over the next decade. By 2030, demand for knee arthroplasties is expected to increase Kendal Gapinski | Contributing Editor Now's the Time to Add Same-Day Joints Design your ORs to capitalize on the untapped potential of outpatient joint replacement. • GROWTH OPPORTUNITY Stephen Lucy, MD, and the other physician-own- ers of the Surgical Center of Greensboro, jumped at the opportunity to design their facility for total joints. Delta Joint Management

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