Opinion

Columns/Features

Orthopedics Today Grand Rounds

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

Infection Watch

With Javad Parvizi, MD, FRCS

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

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

Surgical Technique

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

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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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
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: Relationships with vendors: Embrace them, but with caution

August 29, 2019
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: Are you a mentor leader?

August 23, 2019

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: Orthopedic urgent care offers new revenue stream

August 6, 2019
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: Surgical treatment of patella instability in perspective

July 19, 2019

James R. Andrews, MD, is a founding partner and medical director of the Andrews Institute for Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine in Gulf Breeze, Fla. He also is a co-founder of the American Sports Medicine Institute in Birmingham, Ala. His blog adds perspective and commentary on current sport medicine initiatives and other related orthopedic news.

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BLOG: Team physicians in the NFL face numerous challenges

February 9, 2017
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

The Medical Marketing blog focuses on how physicians can leverage the Internet to grow medical practices and apply technology to solve common business problems. The blog is led by Tony Mork, MD, an endoscopic spinal surgeon.

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BLOG: What is the best ‘bang’ for your marketing dollar?

December 15, 2016
A key opinion leader in the field of orthopedics discusses how he or she would manage and treat a difficult case presentation.
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BLOG: A 56-year-old physician with right Achilles pain

April 13, 2016

The blog will present informative and educational content on all aspects of patient financing within health care practices.

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BLOG: Patient financing also can be used as a marketing tool

August 3, 2015

Matthew DiPaola, MD, assistant professor and shoulder and elbow specialist in the Department at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. He is a writer for iMedical Apps and co-founder of Touch Consult, a developer of team-based medical software to improve signout.

Orrin I. Franko, MD, is an orthopedic chief resident at UC San Diego. He has an interest in promoting mobile technology within orthopedic surgery and founded the website www.TopOrthoApps.com to help surgeons and trainees find the most relevant orthopedic apps for their mobile devices.

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BLOG: Gain surgical experience from experts

June 11, 2015