November 03, 2011
Most orthopedic surgeons strive to have a positive relationship with their patients by showing compassion for their plight and encouragement for recovery. However, when surgeons experience the surgical process as a patient, a whole new level of understanding and connection is uncovered. Todd Kuether, MD, a spine surgeon, and Ira Weintraub, MD, a joint replacement surgeon, both based at Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center in Portland, Ore., have been patients for the procedures they now routinely perform on others and they say the experience has influenced their delivery of care.
November 01, 2011
Here are five tips for optimizing the revenue cycle process at an orthopedic practice.
October 31, 2011
Healthcare delivery is changing and proactive orthopedic groups are taking several steps to meet subsequent challenges head on. "The primary challenge facing orthopedic practices is the level of uncertainty [about the future]," says Bill Champion, founder and president of Orthopaedic Marketing Group. "Whether it is federal reimbursements or increased competition from hospital medical groups, most practices at some level are waiting for more clarity. This uncertainty has practices allocating resources to prepare for what they aren't sure is going to happen."
October 28, 2011
The physicians from Northwestern Orthopaedic Institute recently joined NorthShore University HealthSystem in Evanston, Ill., according to a NorthShore news release.
Here are five strategies for improving orthopedic practice profits outside of the daily routine.
October 21, 2011
Here are six features the most effective orthopedic group websites include.
October 19, 2011
The California Physical Therapy Board has ruled that physical therapists cannot be employed by medical corporations, even though other state laws support the provision of physical therapy by medical groups, according to an AAOS Now report.
October 18, 2011
Here are five ways to make your orthopedic practice more patient-centric.
October 14, 2011
Here are eight statistics on pediatric orthopedic surgeon compensation based on the results of MGMA's Physician Compensation and Production Survey: 2011 Report Based on 2010 Data.
October 12, 2011
Here are 10 hand and upper extremities surgeons and specialists who were recently hired at hospitals or became partners at orthopedic groups.