Web-based Education Raises Patient Satisfaction Scores for Outpatient Orthopedic Procedures

Enhanced patient satisfaction scores were seen in patients who received supplemental web-based education before having outpatient orthopedic surgical procedures in this study presented March 7 at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting.

A total of 177 patients were randomized to receive either routine education from the surgeon or web-based education.

The 87 patients who received web-based education had significantly higher total patient satisfaction scores compared with those who received routine education, and scores were specifically higher for communication and recovery, Healio.com reports.

 

Source: OR Manager/AAOS

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