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AMA urges members of Congress to oppose American Health Care Act

March 22, 2017

The American Medical Association today released a letter to members of Congress urging them to oppose the American Health Care Act, citing projections that it will cost millions of Americans their health insurance coverage.

The AMA noted that it is necessary to continue finding new ways to provide Americans with affordable health insurance, but the AHCA “pushes policy in the wrong direction,” according to an AMA press release.

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BLOG: Orthopedic business language: The derivation of kappa, part 2

March 22, 2017
In last month’s blog, we defined the equation: Opportunity = Delivery + Neglect, where “opportunity” is the total daily orthopedic value created in our…
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VIDEO: Speaker discusses patients' return to daily activity after meniscectomy

March 22, 2017
SAN DIEGO   James N. Gladstone, MD, spoke about a study that looked at how long it took patients to return to daily activities and stop narcotics and other…

Trump’s FDA pick brings ‘relief,’ but ties to industry criticized

March 22, 2017
When President Donald J. Trump nominated Scott Gottlieb, MD, to be the next FDA commissioner, the announcement was met with relief by some that the agency’s…
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Researchers identify possible early warning signs for osteoporosis in South Asian women

March 22, 2017
In premenopausal South Asian women, researchers identified higher levels of urinary N-telopeptide — a by-product for bone resorption — compared with…
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Treatment of Locked Posterior Shoulder Dislocation With Bone Defect

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Online Advanced Release, March 15, 2017
Locked posterior shoulder dislocation is an uncommon condition and is associated with a reverse Hill-Sachs lesion in…
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Use of a Bipolar Blood-Sealing System During Total Joint Arthroplasty: December 2015

The goal of the clinical use of a bipolar blood-sealing system is to reduce perioperative blood loss in total joint…
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American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting

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VIDEO: Warner discusses future of virtual planning in shoulder arthroplasty

March 22, 2017
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