Pain // Practice Management
Implementing Patient-Reported Outcome Measures in Your Practice: Pearls and Pitfalls
Electronic Health Record Implementation Is Associated With a Negligible Change in Outpatient Volume and Billing
The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act mandated that hospitals begin using electronic health records. To investigate potential up-coding, we reviewed billing data for changes in patient volumes and up-coding...
Practice Management // Knee
Potential Operating Room Fire Hazard of Bone Cement
Approximately 600 cases of operating room (OR) fires are reported annually.1 The incidence of OR fires in the United States equals that of...
Patient-Reported Outcome Measures: How Do Digital Tablets Stack Up to Paper Forms? A Randomized, Controlled Study
Over the past several decades, patient-reported outcomes (PROs) have become increasingly important in assessing the quality and...
An Overview of the History of Orthopedic Surgery
The modern term orthopedics stems from the older word orthopedia, which was the title of a book published in 1741 by Nicholas Andry, a professor of medicine at the University of Paris. The term orthopedia is a composite of 2 Greek words...