Better Care, Access and Health for Hip & Knee Patients: A New Approach to Orthopaedic Care

Presenters:
Alissa Decker, Program Manager – Bone and Joint Team and Orthopaedic Assessment Clinic & Pre-habilitation Program, Central Zone, NSHA
Caleb Godbout, Program Coordinator – Orthopaedic Assessment Clinic & Pre-habilitation Program, Central Zone, NSHA

Nova Scotia has some of the longest wait times for knee and hip arthroplasty in the country. Within Nova Scotia there has been a major focus on reducing the wait times for hip and knee replacements. Learn about how the Nova Scotia is shaping support approaches for patients awaiting these surgeries. Alissa and Caleb highlight how they are working to increase access to care and support, with a focus on patient wellness and empowerment to help patients be as healthy as they can, before and after surgery.

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