Unindicated Pre-Operative Testing

The Prevalence and Cost of Unindicated Pre-Operative Diagnostic Testing for Elective Shoulder, Knee and Hip Surgeries


The purpose of this study is to identify the number of pre-operative tests completed for elective shoulder, knee and hip surgeries at Genesis Medical Center, Davenport that are not indicated by the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines. In addition, the study will identify the costs of the unindicated tests for Genesis Health System.


Principal Investigator(s)
Andrew Andresen

Clinical Trial Categories

  • Primary Care Research
Research and Grants Administration at 563-421-7955
or research@genesishealth.com


  • Genesis Family Medical Center
    1345 West Central Park Avenue
    Davenport, IA 52804
    Main: 563-421-4400

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