Total knee arthroplasty in inpatient, outpatient settings — 12 statistics

Total knee arthroplasty is among the most common hospital outpatient surgical cases that have migrated from inpatient venues, according to Anesthesia Business Consultants President and CEO Tony Mira.

Using data on case volumes for 16 large practices in seven states over a period of five years, ABC identified the number of TKAs performed in hospital inpatient and outpatient settings.

2015
Inpatient: 5,982
Outpatient: 1,603

2016
Inpatient: 7,773
Outpatient: 363

2017
Inpatient: 9,593
Outpatient: 433

2018
Inpatient: 8,199
Outpatient: 2,215

2019
Inpatient: 5,677
Outpatient: 1,707

Change from 2015 to 2019
Inpatient: -305
Outpatient: 104

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