February 21, 2018
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Zimmer Biomet’s Rapid Recovery program hits 2-decade milestone

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Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc. announced the 20th anniversary of its Rapid Recovery program, an evidence-based program that reportedly optimizes a patient’s care pathway and surgical experience.

According to a company press release, the program was created in 1997 and combines the principles of fast-track surgery with evidence-based approaches for to process optimization, clinical enhancements, patient engagement, data collection and evaluation, strategy and marketing. The program has been implemented in 250 hospitals across Europe. The program supports primary hip and knee arthroplasty, outpatient arthroplasty surgery, fragility hip fracture treatment, sports medicine surgeries, spine interventions and shoulder arthroplasty.

“What distinguishes Zimmer Biomet's Rapid Recovery program is not only 2 decades of expertise working with Europe’s leading, high-performance orthopedic surgery units, but also the hands-on support capabilities of our dedicated Rapid Recovery teams, access to our advisory board and to the network of European thought leaders in fast-track medicine,” Katarzyna Mazur-Hofsäss, Zimmer Biomet president, EMEA, said in the release.