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Senate adjourns without voting on bill to repeal sustainable growth rate

March 27, 2015

The U.S. Senate left for its 2-week spring break without voting on a bill that repeals the sustainable growth rate, leaving physicians to face a 21% payment cut if further action is not taken by March 31.

The House passed the bill on Thursday by a vote of 392 to 37.

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VIDEO: Polly discusses utility of new technology

March 27, 2015
LAS VEGAS — At the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, David W. Polly Jr., MD, professor and chief of spine surgery at the University of…
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History of cancer cited among risk factors for failure of flap coverage in revision TKA

March 27, 2015
LAS VEGAS — A retrospective review presented here of 43 flaps used for coverage of soft tissue defects in revision total knee arthroplasty identifies risk factors…
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BLOG: AAOS Resident Assembly hold inaugural meeting

March 27, 2015
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DJO Global launches TKA revision system at AAOS

March 27, 2015
LAS VEGAS — DJO Global announced the launch of the Exprt Precision System for total knee revision arthroplasty at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons…
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The Results of the 2014 NATA Salary Survey Are in. . .Now the Bad News!

Athletic Training and Sports Health Care, March/April 2015, Volume 7 Issue 2
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No Decreased Infection Rate When Using Antibiotic Impregnated Cement in Primary TJA

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There has been much debate and controversy about the routine use of antibiotic-impregnated bone cement in…
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VIDEO: Zuckerman discusses the Bundled Payment Initiative

March 25, 2015
LAS VEGAS – At the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Joseph D. Zuckerman, MD, the Walter…
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