Here are five tips for orthopedic surgeons and groups to collect in full from patients and insurance companies more often.
Orthopedic practices are in a time of constant change with reimbursements, patient volumes and elective surgeries all declining. These changes are forcing physician practice owners to reevaluate processes and tackle inefficiencies.
Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center in Oregon has been named a top overall orthopedic service hospital by HealthGrades, a physician and hospital ratings organization.
Published in Orthopedic & Spine Industry Leaders
James E. Moravek, Jr., MD, has joined the MidAmerica Hand to Shoulder Clinic at the practice's Palos Hills and Mokena offices in Illinois.
June 26, 2012
Merge Healthcare is a publicly-traded, international company, headquartered in Chicago. The company is a leading provider of clinical systems and innovations that seek to transform healthcare, including Merge OrthoEMR™, which helps orthopedic practices meet meaningful use standards.
March 08, 2012
Hanover (Pa.) Orthopaedic Associations announced it will join WellSpan Medical Group.
November 11, 2011
Edward Choung, DO, and Anel Abreu, DO, recently joined the North Country Orthopaedic Group according to a report by the Watertown Daily Times.
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.
October 21, 2011
The new Methodist Center for Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine at Willowbrook hosted an open house on in early August to celebrate the new orthopedic, sports medicine and rehabilitation facility, according to a New Methodist Center news release.
Published in Orthopedic Sports Medicine
Richard Harrison, MD, recently joined Viera Sports Medicine and Orthopedic-Greenspoon Orthopaedics in Brevard County, Fla. as an orthopedic hand and upper limb surgeon, according to a report by CentralFloridaMedicine.com.