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    An Educated Patient: A Safer Patient

    You, the patient, and your active involvement in your joint replacement care, is proven to be one of the most powerful predictors of success. The SwiftPath Method equips you with the knowledge and tools that you need. These include a surgeon authored Patient Guide, JointCamp integrated with your guide, family engagement, identifying and managing health risk factors, modern pain management, home care and online reporting.

    Optimize Health Before Surgery

    Preoperative consultation focuses on personal health to improve results after joint replacement. SwiftPath surgeons will help identify and manage patient-related risks before surgery to reduce complications. 

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    A Personal Road Map to a Safe Surgery

    Patients receive a surgeon authored guide that truly does combine standardized protocol, evidence-based medicine and surgeon-specific therapies. This is a comprehensive surgical roadmap. It helps to identify risk factors, confirm the need for surgery and give patients knowledge about their active role in the joint replacement journey.

    State-of-the-Art Patient Education

    JointCamp focuses on the importance of patient engagement and family support. It teaches the key elements that help decrease pain, improve rehabilitation, reduce length of stay and enhance recovery following surgery. 

    Less Pain and Decreased Narcotics

    SwiftPath surgeons are committed to the reduction of narcotics in our communities. The SwiftPath Method is a systematic approach to pain management that has been shown to minimize the use of narcotics. This approach has been vetted in RoundTables and proven with outcomes. 

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    “I had surgery at 8 am and was home by 1 pm. I was back to work in five weeks and I have a really physically active job. I went backpacking five months out, and I’m back to doing everything I ever did.”
    - Linda, SwiftPath patient

    Online Communication Tools

    The SwiftPath Method uses a post-surgery protocol for homecare to minimize post-surgery issues. It combines modern pain management with a secure, on-line approach to homecare.

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    Shared Decision Making

    The SwiftPath Method includes a shared decision-making process between patient, caregiver and surgeon on the best pathway for each patient. SwiftPath surgeons will confirm the need for a joint replacement and determine if a patient is a candidate for outpatient surgery or reduced stay in a surgical facility.

    Minimally Invasive Techniques & Rapid Recovery

    SwiftPath surgeons are trained in minimally invasive techniques that result in less blood loss and pain. This results in shorter stays and faster patient recovery.