When you’re having surgery, it can be quite comfortable to have somebody with you every step of the way. That was the case for Tony Schenke, when he underwent knee replacement surgery with guidance from the Nurse Navigator Program from the TriHealth Orthopedic & Sports Institute. Nurse navigators serve as an advocate and single point of contact for patients to ensure they get the care they need prior to surgery all the way through recovery. provides support from before surgery all the way through recovery.
This segment of TriHealth On Call features Tony, who explains how the program has helped him recover and surgery. Also featured is Tony’s navigator, Laura Harris, MSN RN, who shares more information about the program and the role she plays in improving patient outcomes following knee and hip replacement.