Opinion

Columns/Features

Cover Story

In-depth access to clinical and business developments in orthopedics

Surgical Technique

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

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

Infection Watch

With Javad Parvizi, MD, FRCS

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

Orthopedics Today Grand Rounds

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

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

Orthopedics Today Commentary

With Anthony A. Romeo, MD

Expert opinion on business and clinical topics in orthopedics

Orthopaedics Today Europe Commentary

With Per Kjaersgaard-Andersen, MD

Expert opinion on business and clinical topics in orthopaedics

Bloggers

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John D. Kelly IV, MD, is an associate 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: Patient-related outcomes: A novel way to prevent burnout

November 6, 2017
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: Gainsharing/co-management is a great opportunity for physicians, hospitals

October 17, 2017
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: Trochleoplasty update 2017

October 16, 2017

In the Business-Minded Surgeon blog, John "Jay" Crawford, MD, discusses how orthopedic surgeons can navigate a health care environment where clinical skill alone may carry a diminishing financial return. Topics include how to increase one’s understanding of consumer value and how to rigorously maximize return based on business strategy. 

 

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BLOG: In 2017, the ‘three As’ no longer lead to success

October 11, 2017

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

Daniel J. Acevedo, PA-C, is a board-certified physician assistant at the OrthoVirginia of Central Virginia in Lynchburg, Va. His research interests include physician assistant education and precepting, osteoarthritis and periprosthetic joint infections.

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BLOG: Osteoporosis primer for physician assistants, part 1

December 28, 2016
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