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Orthopedics Today Grand Rounds

A case challenging readers to make diagnostic and treatment decisions based on clinical, radiographic and surgical findings

Surgical Technique

The latest orthopedic surgical tips, techniques and pearls in orthopedic surgery

Orthopaedics Today Europe Commentary

With Per Kjaersgaard-Andersen, MD

Expert opinion on business and clinical topics in orthopaedics

Orthopedics Today Commentary

With Anthony A. Romeo, MD

Expert opinion on business and clinical topics in orthopedics

Infection Watch

With Javad Parvizi, MD, FRCS

Addressing the prevention and treatment of infection before, during and after orthopedic procedures

Coding with Dr. Beach

Information to improve the understanding and application of orthopedic codes and bundling packages for maximal payments

Cover Story

In-depth access to clinical and business developments in orthopedics

Orthopedic Medical Legal Advisor

With B. Sonny Bal, MD, JD, MBA and Lawrence H. Brenner, JD

Reporting from the crossroads of orthopedic practice and law

4 Questions with Dr. Jackson

Douglas W. Jackson, MD interviews leaders in the field about hot topics in orthopedics

Innovations in Orthopedics

With Anthony M. DiGioia III, MD

New technologies and practices that could impact the future delivery of orthopedic care

Emerging Technologies & Innovation

With Anthony M. DiGioia III, MD

New technologies that could impact the future delivery of orthopedic care

Health Care Legislative and Regulatory Update

With Arnold & Porter, LLP

International law firm Arnold & Porter and Kaye Scholer analyzes current regulatory and legislative topics for physicians and health care executives

Ortho Apps

With Orrin I. Franko, MD and Matthew DiPaola, MD

Reviewing orthopedic related applications for mobile devices

Orthopedic Physician Extender Update

With Jason Mazza, MSc, OPA-C, CSA, SA-C, OTC, CCRC

News from the American Society of Orthopaedic Assistants

Bloggers

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David M. Glaser, JD, is a health care attorney at Fredrikson & Byron, P.A. He focuses his blog on health care legal issues and policy-related health topics, ranging from how to operate ancillary services to methods for shaping the health care reform debate.
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BLOG: Consider this path to use telehealth for physical therapy services

April 17, 2020
John D. Kelly IV, MD, is a professor of orthopedic surgery at the University of Pennsylvania. He focuses his blog on helping surgeons reduce stress while achieving balance in their practices and families.
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BLOG: Be proactive and lead during the COVID-19 pandemic

April 14, 2020
John A. Hovanesian, MD, FACS, focuses his blog on new technologies and innovations and how ophthalmic practices can best incorporate them to benefit patients.
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BLOG: Use your physician ‘superpowers’ during the coronavirus epidemic

March 17, 2020
Patellofemoral Update focuses on the causes, prevention and treatment of patellofemoral disorders. The blog is sponsored by The Patellofemoral Foundation whose mission is to improve the care of individuals with anterior knee pain through targeted education and research. The Patellofemoral Foundation offers additional online education resources on its website.
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BLOG: Form follows function with the patella

March 10, 2020

Sam Dyer, PA-C, MHS, is a NCCPA-certified physician assistant with more than 20 years of practice experience in orthopedics. He also holds a Certificate of Added Qualifications in Orthopaedic Surgery from the NCCPA. He practices at Emerge Orthopedics in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, and Durham, North Carolina. He is the current president of the PAOS, and writes an orthopedic blog on the PAOS website titled the OrthoPA-C. He has also authored an onboarding manual for PAs new to orthopedics, which can currently be read by PAOS members on the PAOS website, and plans to publish the work in the future. He has written numerous forum posts for the PAOS website and PAOS newsletter. He enjoys seeing a variety of patients and conditions in his practice. He also has developed a charity advocacy program for the PAOS titled PAOS CARES, where he teaches primary care providers at community health centers and rural health clinics MSK injection techniques.

 

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BLOG: Case study 52-year-old right hand-dominant woman

November 25, 2019

In the Business-Minded Surgeon blog, members of OrthoFounders, a national group of orthopedic entrepreneurs, discuss how orthopedic surgeons can lead efforts to fix the problems in health care that are so palpable and apparent to themselves, but opaque and undervalued by others. Topics include how to maximize return based on business strategy and improved clinical performance, how to navigate the entrepreneurial journey, and how to connect with others who have similar interests.

 

 

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BLOG: The future is now

September 12, 2019
The Sports Medicine blog reviews and adds clinical perspective to sports medicine cases and reviews of recently published case-based studies.
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BLOG: A teenage patient with a concurrent meniscal injury with ACL tear

December 27, 2016