Orthopedics Today Commentary

Orthopedics Today Commentary

Expert opinion on business and clinical topics in orthopedics

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Orthopedic surgeons should embrace the treatment of osteoporosis

Orthopedics Today, February 2014
Anthony A. Romeo, MD
Osteoporosis is the progressive loss of bone mass and density. The World Health Organization defines osteoporosis as a bone mineral density of 2.5…
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Mentors positively impact the new ideas and innovations in orthopedics

Orthopedics Today, January 2014
Anthony A. Romeo, MD
We introduce a new column called Pioneers of Orthopedics in this issue of Orthopedics Today. This first chosen Pioneer and all future featured…
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Find time to define the benefits and outcomes that are important in life

Orthopedics Today, December 2013
Anthony A. Romeo, MD
This year is ending with tremendous debate regarding health care in the United States. The full implementation of the Affordable Care Act is on the…
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We need to adapt orthopedic residency training

Orthopedics Today, November 2013
Anthony A. Romeo, MD
The goal of an orthopedic residency program is to prepare a resident for life-long orthopedic practice. This includes competency in the evaluation…
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Women in orthopedic surgery: Raise the bar, narrow the gap

Orthopedics Today, October 2013
Anthony A. Romeo, MD; Rachel M. Frank, MD
More women enter the profession of medicine every year. However, there has not been an equal increase in the number of women entering the field of…
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What you don’t know can hurt you

Orthopedics Today, September 2013
Anthony A. Romeo, MD
Beginning last month, manufacturers of medical devices, biologic products, medical supplies, drugs and group purchasing organizations have begun the…
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Opting out of Medicare is a personal and professional decision

Orthopedics Today, August 2013
Anthony A. Romeo, MD
The question of opting out of Medicare immediately incites an emotional response for many. But there is more to the question and decision when a…
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Team physicians must balance conflict of interest

Orthopedics Today, July 2013
Anthony A. Romeo, MD
As the Washington Redskins were competing in the 2012-2013 postseason for a chance to advance to their sixth Super Bowl, the entire organization and…
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Thank you for making us better, Douglas W. Jackson, MD

Orthopedics Today, July 2013
In its 33 years of publication, Orthopedics Today has only had three Chief Medical Editors: Robert P. Nirschl, MD, MS; Jack B. McGinty, MD; and…
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Farewell readers, friends and colleagues of Orthopedics Today

Orthopedics Today, June 2013
Douglas W. Jackson, MD
For the past 10 years, I have served as Chief Medical Editor of Orthopedics Today. It has been one of the most satisfying positions that I have held…