Dr. Zeev Kain: The future of joint surgery is outpatient — 3 considerations for a successful program

Zeev Kain, MD, outlined three considerations for surgeons starting outpatient joint replacement programs in a post.

Here are the key insights to know:

1. Programs cannot succeed without having anesthesiologists skilled in the most advanced regional anesthesia techniques.

2. Teams must be highly coordinated in order to safely prepare patients for outpatient surgery due to the minimal time spent with the patient.

3. Successful patient management is essential, including having resources to support the patient when they go home after surgery.

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