Compression Fracture/Kyphoplasty Procedure Patient is referred or self refers to MNI
Does the patient have a compression fracture?
Regular appointment made by front desk
YES Follow up call made to PCP or Patient
Phone number of PCP or patient is sent to Dr. Jackson’s cell phone within 30 minutes.
Dr. calls PCP or patient within 4 hours
Does the patient meet the criteria for Kyphoplasty?
Criteria • Injury problem is 6-8 weeks old • Patient is 60 years of age or older • There is pain to percussion • The compression fracture is less than 1 year old
Patient scheduled for procedure within 2 weeks.
Clearances requested; Follow up call made to PCP or Patient
Published on Feb 7, 2014