Behind the Scenes

Kadlec participates in organizational, national and international quality initiatives.

  • Interdisciplinary Joint Care team dedicated to improving care: physician champions, peri-operative leadership, therapies, case management, infection control
  • Patient advisory group
  • Joint Commission certification, with rigorous annual surveys – demonstrate evidence of continued improvement in care, guided by current research and best practices
  • American Joint Replacement Registry – national data repository for orthopedic procedures and implants; trends patient outcomes (protected privacy); drives improvement on a local and national level
  • Institute for Healthcare Improvement Joint Replacement Learning Community, in collaboration with Harvard Business Faculty: collegial project of 34 national and international health systems and organizations comparing care pathways, best practice, and benchmarking quality outcome measures