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Commentary

Be part of the health care debate in 2020

Orthopedics Today, January 2020
Anthony A. Romeo, MD
The last decade of health care has seen incredible changes, beginning with the passage of the Affordable Care Act in 2010. The law has been…
Cover Story

Advocacy gives physicians a voice, benefits patients

Orthopedics Today, January 2020
Since the 1990s, the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons has engaged in health policy and advocacy activities for patients and the…
Commentary

Plan to work together better in 2020

Orthopedics Today, December 2019
Anthony A. Romeo, MD
As we reflect on 2019, we should be grateful for the people who support our work and appreciate how our relationships with patients, friends and…
Point/Counter

Do the outcomes of orthopedic surgery performed with robotics outweigh the costs?

Orthopedics Today, December 2019
There are two areas in orthopedic surgery where robotics has been employed successfully: joint arthroplasty and pedicle screw instrumentation in…

Rothman Orthopaedic Institute opioid protocol linked to reduced consumption, refill rate

December 10, 2019
In the past few years, physicians and staff at Rothman Orthopaedic Institute have begun to implement a series of preoperative, intraoperative and…
Cover Story

Physicians explore cannabinoids as pain management solution

Orthopedics Today, November 2019
In 2018, WHO reported musculoskeletal conditions accounted for a greater proportion of persistent pain, with more than 150 diagnoses that affect the…
Commentary

Be honest, kind in discussion of social determinants of health

Orthopedics Today, November 2019
Anthony A. Romeo, MD
Social determinants of health are environmental factors that can be modified to improve a patient’s ability to manage musculoskeletal disease…
Cover Story

Data, results spark debate about anterior THA approach

Orthopedics Today, October 2019
Total hip arthroplasty can be performed with several surgical approaches, including the posterior approach, the lateral approach, the anterolateral…
Commentary

Balance innovation and patient care

Orthopedics Today, October 2019
Anthony A. Romeo, MD
Improved understanding of orthopedic conditions combined with advances challenge orthopedic surgeons to use the newest technology. Combined with the…
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: High incidence of arthritis seen at the metatarsal head sesamoid articulation

September 16, 2019
CHICAGO — At the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Annual Meeting, Steven M. Raikin, MD, discussed a study that looked at…
Commentary

Focus on the value, rewards of physician-patient relationships

Orthopedics Today, September 2019
Anthony A. Romeo, MD
Studies of burnout, depression and dissatisfaction among physicians share one common theme – the problem arises from the environment in which…
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Epinephrine is safe and effective for hand surgery

September 10, 2019
LAS VEGAS — At the American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting, Asif M. Ilyas, MD, discussed a study that looked at the use of…
Commentary

Vacations offer a way to a better life

Orthopedics Today, August 2019
Anthony A. Romeo, MD
In August, many Europeans take extended vacations. Businesses and government offices close, and millions travel to sunny destinations in the…
Commentary

Culturally competent care is the most effective care

Orthopedics Today, July 2019
Anthony A. Romeo, MD
Care that is understanding of the diverse characteristics of each patient, including but not limited to sex, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation…
Commentary

Be committed to stem cell therapy

Orthopedics Today, June 2019
Anthony A. Romeo, MD
The promise of stem cell therapy is attractive. Through relatively simple and minimally invasive methods, physicians can harvest pluripotent cells…
Commentary

Maintain integrity from the podium

Orthopedics Today, May 2019
Anthony A. Romeo, MD
Conflicts of interest are abundant throughout orthopedics. Many orthopedic surgeons are well-recognized by the orthopedic community as the…
Movers and Shakers

Rothman Orthopaedic Institute physicians appointed to medical society leadership roles

May 1, 2019
Rothman Orthopaedic Institute announced three of its physicians have been appointed to leadership positions in state medical societies. According to…
Orthopedics Today Grand Rounds

A 5-year-old boy with paresthesias, weakness and ataxia

Orthopedics Today, April 2019
Kamil Okroj, MD; Joshua M. Pahys, MD
A 5-year-old boy from Cypress presented with a few months of progressive upper and lower extremity paresthesias, weakness and ataxia. His mother…
Commentary

Patient satisfaction needs a team approach

Orthopedics Today, March 2019
Anthony A. Romeo, MD
Patient satisfaction assessment has become critical to determine quality and value in medical care. The patient’s perspective is important to…
Orthopedics Today Grand Rounds

A man with ipsilateral genu valgum, meniscus deficiency and osteochondral lesion

Orthopedics Today, March 2019
Matthew L. Webb, MD; Atul F. Kamath, MD; James L. Carey, MD, MPH
A 21-year-old man presented with a 3-year history of intermittent 8/10 lateral right knee pain. He failed two prior surgical procedures done at…