Foot & Ankle // Trauma // Practice Management
The Effect of Insurance Type on Patient Access to Ankle Fracture Care Under the Affordable Care Act
Practice Management // Anatomy // Basic Science
Inadvertent Perioperative Hypothermia During Orthopedic Surgery
Practice Management // Education Center
Update on Internet-Based Orthopedic Registries
With healthcare costs rising and healthcare value being emphasized, physicians now, more than ever, must capture and track patient care outcomes.
Pain // Practice Management
Implementing Patient-Reported Outcome Measures in Your Practice: Pearls and Pitfalls
Patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) are an important component of health outcomes assessment. Preoperative and postoperative measurement of patient-reported pain, functionality, and quality of life offers many benefits to orthopedic surgeons in all practice settings.
Practice Management // Commentary
Boldly Going (Where No Journal Has Gone Before)
On a recent visit to my daughter’s school, I caught sight of a set of encyclopedias on the shelf. It brought me back to the days where I would open my own set to find out the information I needed to write reports for school.
Knee // Coding // Arthroscopy // Shoulder & Elbow // Practice Management
In-Office Diagnostic Needle Arthroscopy: Understanding the Potential Value for the US Healthcare System
In-office diagnostic needle arthroscopy is a cost-effective and reproducible procedure with potential cost and quality-of-life benefits for commercial payers and patients. Significant value was realized in this 200-patient retrospective review.