Learn Why Orthopedic Practices Partner With Robard
Offering an obesity treatment program within your orthopedic setting can increase the number of patients that qualify for surgery and improve those patients’ outcomes
LEARN WHY OTHER ORTOPEDIC PRACTICES ARE PARTNERED WITH ROBARD
For orthopedic surgeons, the cost of obesity includes higher surgical costs, longer hospitals stays, higher risk of infection, greater likelihood of readmission, and increased need for medications.
Alternatively, denying obese surgery candidates altogether and sending them away to lose weight on their own with the expectation that they will return and qualify for surgery is unrealistic, rarely occurs and eliminates a potential surgical canidate.
*Disclaimer: Results based on Patient data from a Large Managed Healthcare Network and an Accredited Weight Management Center utilizing Robard products. Results may vary.
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Orthopedic surgeons running their own practices can start the New Direction or Robard LCD weight loss program with in their practice and clinic within 60-days.
Orthopedic groups within a hospital should work directly with their organization’s Weight Management or Wellness Center to set up and internal referral protocol. We have customers that have seen a 20% increase in their surgery census using this model. Learn more here.
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