Hospitals And Surgery Centers Play Tug-Of-War Over America’s Ailing Knees

(By Christina Jewett for Kaiser Health News)

Five years ago, Dr. Ira Kirschenbaum, an orthopedic surgeon in the Bronx who replaces more than 200 knees each year, would have considered it crazy to send a patient home the same day as a knee replacement operation. Continue reading article here…

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