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2022 Oct 17

J Arthroplasty

Identifying Modifiable Cost Drivers of Outpatient Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty with Machine Learning.


Salmons HI, Lu Y, Labott JR, Wyles CC, Camp CL, Taunton MJ
J Arthroplasty. 2022 Oct 17.
PMID: 36265720.


Implementing tools that identify cost-saving opportunities for ambulatory orthopaedic surgeries can improve access to value-based care. We developed and internally validated a machine learning (ML) algorithm to predict cost drivers of total charges after ambulatory unicompartmental knee arthroplasty (UKA).