January 20, 2012
Columbia Memorial Hospital in Astoria, Ore., recently welcomed Douglas Abbott, MD. Dr. Abbott has a professional interest in shoulder and knee arthroscopy.
DISC Sports & Spine Center, based in Marina del Rey, Calif., recently opened a new location in Newport Beach that includes an ambulatory surgery center, according to a practice news release.
January 18, 2012
After 20 years in private practice, Robert S. Bray, MD, a neurological spine surgeon based in Marina del Rey, Calif., founded DISC Sports and Spine Center. Established in 2006, DISC has been able to not only withstand the pressures of today's healthcare environment, but also flourish. Dr. Bray began the practice with himself as a surgeon and five employees; now, the group includes 30 physicians and 170 employees. In addition to spine care, specialties at the practice include orthopedics, pain management and chiropractic sports medicine.
January 12, 2012
Here are five tips for orthopedic practices to make sure their partner recruitment process is a success.
Atlantic Orthopedics and Wilmington Orthopaedic Group, both of Wilmington, N.C., recently merged to form OrthoWilmington, according to a Greater Wilmington Business Journal report.
December 29, 2011
Five physician practices in New Jersey are partnering with a Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey subsidiary on new payment methods for orthopedic procedures, according to an AIS Health report.
Rockford Orthopedic has received $378,000 from the Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services for appropriately employing meaningful use in the practice, according to a news release.
December 29, 2011
Here are five things your group should know before expanding your practice with a satellite location or merger with another local group.
December 22, 2011
Here are 10 tips from orthopedic group leaders that will help maintain a strong practice in 2012.
Rothman Institute, based in Philadelphia, is a large multispecialty orthopedic group that added its 15th office location earlier this year, increasing its number of physician partners close to 80. The practice's success can be attributed in part to its innovative business model, instituted 15 years ago by the original seven physician partners.