Surgical recovery protocol developer partners with Dr. Ronald Gregush to move TKR to the outpatient setting: 3 things to know

SwiftPath Program partnered with Kirkland, Wash.-based ProOrtho orthopedic surgeon Ronald Gregush, MD, to provide joint replacements in an outpatient setting.

Here are three things to know:

1. SwiftPath develops recovery protocols which enable physicians to perform knee and hip replacements in outpatient settings.

"Nationally, there is significant opportunity to improve patient care and substantially reduce healthcare cost by migrating hip and knee replacements to an outpatient environment," said ProOrtho surgeon, SwiftPath president and CMO Craig McAllister, MD.

2. Dr. Gregush is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in arthroscopic surgery and sports medicine.

3. According to Dr. Gregush, the SwiftPath platform "includes all of the elements a surgeon requires to move to outpatient surgery, with comprehensive patient engagement and education, telehealth applications, patient selection and success criteria, cloud-based home care monitoring (with patient-reported outcomes) and peer-reviewed minimally invasive surgical techniques."

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