New York hospital, surgery center offering same-day joint replacement surgeries

Syracuse, N.Y.-based Upstate University Hospital is now offering patients same-day total knee replacement surgery, Syracuse.com reports.

The hospital is going to perform outpatient same-day total knee replacement in its outpatient department and at its outpatient surgery center in Onondaga Hill, N.Y.

The hospital shifted the procedure to outpatient only because of reimbursement issues.

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