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Hip fractures are among the most debilitating and expensive diagnoses to treat, but your hospital can significantly improve outcomes and lower costs if it moves hip-fracture patients into surgery quickly, explains Anthony Balsamo, MD, an orthopedic surgeon and head of the Geriatric Fracture Care Program (GFCP) at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center in Wilkes-Barre, PA.

ED-based intervention aids outcomes, LOS