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CMS proposes new bundled payment models for high-quality cardiac, hip fracture care

July 26, 2016

The CMS has proposed new bundled payment models for high-quality cardiac and hip fracture care as part of continuing efforts to reward quality care at a lower cost.

The agency has also proposed an incentive payment program to encourage more use of cardiac rehabilitation.

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VIDEO: A look at wound complications following total ankle replacements

July 26, 2016
TORONTO — At the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Annual Meeting, Christopher E. Gross, MD, spoke about wound complications following total ankle…

Interventional Spine announces launch of new line of lumbar interbody fusion devices

July 26, 2016
Interventional Spine Inc. announced the launch of size additions to the Opticage lumbar fusion line for spine products and lordotic versions for interbody device…
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VIDEO: Hunter discusses efficacy of ankle block, popliteal fossa block for forefoot procedures

July 26, 2016
TORONTO — At the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Annual Meeting, Joshua G. Hunter, MD, discussed a study which compared the efficacy of the ankle…
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Study shows high union rate after anterior ankle plating for arthrodesis

July 25, 2016
TORONTO — Most patients who underwent anterior ankle plating for arthrodesis achieved fusion based on quantitated CT studies, according to results presented at the…
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Novel Protocol for Knee Mobilization Under Femoral and Sciatic Nerve Blocks for Postoperative Knee Stiffness

Orthopedics, July 2016, Volume 39 Issue 4
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of intermittent femoral and sciatic nerve blocks combined…
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Hip Resurfacing Implants: August 2015

Hip resurfacing offers a suitable solution for young patients affected by hip disease who have high function demands…
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American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Annual Meeting 2016

American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Annual Meeting 2016

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VIDEO: Provance discusses orthopedic injuries, concussions in skiing, snowboarding

June 17, 2016
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