Why Choose CJRI?

Our Quality Data

  • Total Volume: CJRI: 2561
    BENCHMARK: Avg total volume=92.4 (includes ONLY primary hips and primary knees) [timeframe: Apr 2013-Mar 2014; Source: CMS Hip/Knee Complication Measure Updates and Specifications Report]
  • Primary Hips: 1083 
  • Primary Knees: 1069 
  • Primary Shoulder: 83 
  • Avg. LOS hips: 2.422 
  • Avg. LOS knees: 2.866 
  • Home no services: 8.28% 
  • Home w/ services: 71.69% 
  • Rehab: 20.03% 
  • Complications (not accumulative avg, see below)
    • Infxn rate: 0.61% (Benchmark: 1.5%)
    • Lung Clot (PE): 0.23%
    • Leg Clot (DVT): 0.40%
    • Falls: 0.57% (Benchmark 1.85%)
     
  • HCAHPS (likeliness to recommend): CJRI: 91%
    Timeframe: Jan 2013-Mar 2014)
    BENCHMARK: 71%
    timeframe: July 2013-June 2014
    Source: Summary of HCAHPS Survey Results http://www.hcahpsonline.org/SummaryAnalyses.aspx)
    (Note that the benchmark percentage is not restricted to hip and knee patients but is for all hospital patients responding to HCAHPS)
  • MORTALITY RATE 0.11% 
  • TRANSFUSION RATE: 1.8% 
 

Total knee, hip, and shoulder replacement surgery, as well as other surgical and non-surgical treatment for rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis of the joints, is available in Hartford, Connecticut through our team of orthopedic surgeons and specialists at The Connecticut Joint Replacement Institute. Treatments include physical therapy and other non-surgical solutions, as well as the replacement of diseased knee, hip, or shoulder joints with carefully designed, precision-crafted artificial joints that help you put your life back on track. Explore this website to learn more about us, and feel free to call The Connecticut Joint Replacement Institute at 1-866-501-2574 (CJRI) with any questions you may have. Restoring motion – renewing vitality: that’s what CJRI is all about.

Restoring motion. Renewing vitality.

  • #1 in Connecticut for joint replacement outcomes
  • Consumer Reports mentioned us in an article on hospital ratings. 
  • One of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for joint replacements
  • The only joint replacement institute in the region with a dedicated on-staff musculoskeletal oncologist 
  • Five-Star recipient for Joint Replacement 7 years in a row (2007-2013)
  • A designated Blue Distinction Center+ for 2013 with fewer complications and readmissions
  • Over 20,000 joint replacements since Institute opened in 2007
  • Patients ranked CJRI in the 99th percentile of all Connecticut hospitals and the 94th percentile of all U.S. hospitals in overall hospital satisfaction. 
  • Patients ranked CJRI in the 99th percentile of all Connecticut hospitals and 97th percentile of all U.S. hospitals for recommendation to others. 
  • CJRI complication rates are among the lowest in the U.S. 
  • First joint center to enter patient data into national American Joint Replacement Registry 

A "Hospital Within a Hospital"

As surgical techniques evolve, our surgeons remain at the innovative edge with a commitment to research and to performing procedures with fewer complications, and ultimately healthier lives. 

Joint Replacement to Restore Motion and Renew Vitality

Total knee, hip, and shoulder replacement surgery, as well as other surgical and non-surgical treatment for rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis of the joints.

Call 1-866-501-2574