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Involvement of physiatrists in orthopedic care could reduce length of stay, readmissions

February 12, 2018
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. — Using more physical medicine and rehabilitation services and tapping into those services earlier in the care delivery…
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Speaker says to guard against hip fracture service as a profit drain

February 12, 2018
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. — The treatment pathway for hip fractures is variable and orthopedic departments can get a return on investment for this…
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Implant standardization program controls costs, benefits hospitals and surgeons

February 11, 2018
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. — By using certain implants and payers, costs can be regulated in orthopedic surgery, according to a presenter at the…
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Current system that is focused on health care, not health, must be fixed, speaker says

February 11, 2018
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. — This is the ideal time to re-focus on value in health care, a presenter at the Interdisciplinary Conference on…
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Successful entry into outpatient spine surgery depends on procedure, patient selection

February 11, 2018
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. — Several steps can be taken to ensure outpatient spine procedures are done as safely as possible in a way that not only…
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Speaker: New health care models must focus on patients’ needs

February 10, 2018
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. — The health care industry in the United States needs to be better aligned to consumers, according to a presenter at the…

Second value-based orthopedic care meeting to be held in February

November 30, 2017
Orthopedic surgeons, nurses, anesthesiologists and health care executives will meet Feb. 9 to Feb. 11, 2018, in Newport Beach, Calif., for the second…
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Speaker: Readmissions, length of stay at skilled nursing facilities drive cost in payment bundles

January 25, 2017
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. — Readmissions and length of stay at a skilled nursing facilities are significant cost drivers in new payment models…
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VIDEO: Cappozi advises on how to strategize when negotiating implant costs

January 25, 2017
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. — At the Interdisciplinary Conference on Orthopedic Value-Based Care, James D. Cappozi, MD, shared advice on how to…
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VIDEO: Kaatz discusses the debate about use of VTE prophylaxis after surgery

January 25, 2017
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. — At the Interdisciplinary Conference on Orthopedic Value-Based Care, Scott Kaatz, DO, gave an overview of his…
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