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Here are 70 hip surgeons and specialists to know.
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Ultrasound technology is now available for orthopedic surgeons to use in their office, and it can be beneficial for several reasons. "Ultrasound promotes efficiency, it's safe, it saves time and money and it can be used as an ancillary revenue stream for the practice," says Ben DuBois, MD, an orthopedic surgeon with Grossmont Orthopaedic Medical Group in La Mesa, Calif. He discusses four points on adding ultrasound to your orthopedic practice.
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January/February 2011 Issue

70 of the Best Knee Surgeons in America

The following knee surgeons were selected based on awards they received from major organizations in the field, leadership in those organizations, work on professional publications and positions of service at hospitals and surgery centers. Click to continue »


The Year Ahead: 9 Biggest Issues for Orthopedic Surgeons in 2011

Industry experts identify nine of the top concerns for orthopedic surgeons in 2011. 1. Healthcare reform law. Over the next year, there will be an increased focus on quality measures and ... Click to continue »


The Future of Orthopedic Surgeon Employment: 3 Core Concepts

Increasingly, orthopedic surgeons coming out of school are joining hospitals rather than independent practices. At the same time, orthopedic practices are increasingly entering into co-management or joint ... Click to continue »


Publisher’s Letter: January/February 2011

2010 was an interesting year for all areas of healthcare, including orthopedics and spine.Click to continue »


5 Top-Paid Specialists Include Spine, Neurosurgery and Sports Medicine

Orthopedic spine, neurological and sports medicine surgeons were among the top five highest-paid specialties in 2009, according to MGMA's Physician Compensation and Production Survey: 2010 Report Based ... Click to continue »


Spine Surgery in 2011 and Beyond: 7 Points About the Future of Spine Surgery

Many of the new techniques and equipment developed over the past few years for spine surgery have leaned toward the minimally invasive approach, which is gaining popularity across the country. Click to continue »


5 Techniques for Increasing Patient Volume at Your Sports Medicine Practice

It has become necessary for many specialists and practices to market their services more proactively than in the past. Beyond providing great treatment outcomes, orthopedic and sports medicine practices must competitively reach out to their community to ensure patient volume. Click to continue »


10 Recent Orthopedic and Spine Device Company Partnerships and Acquisitions

Here are ten recent orthopedic and spine device company partnerships, agreements and acquisitions. Click to continue »
Wednesday, 12 January 2011 15:08

45 Hand and Upper Extremity Surgeons to Know

Here are 45 hand surgeons and specialists to know.
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Tuesday, 07 December 2010 13:34

70 Knee Surgeons and Specialists to Know

Here are 70 knee surgeons and specialists to know.

This list is sponsored by Bacterin International.
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Increasingly, orthopedic surgeons coming out of school are joining hospitals rather than independent practices. At the same time, orthopedic practices are increasingly entering into co-management or joint venture agreements with hospitals to stay afloat. While it is impossible to tell exactly where most orthopedic surgeons will be practicing five years from now, there may be light at the end of the tunnel for physicians who want to remain in private practice.
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A survey of nearly 14,000 surgeons and anesthesiologists, members of the nation's Surgical Coalition, showed that less than one-third of physician currently participating in Medicare would be able to continue under the 21.2 percent fee cut scheduled to go into effect on April 1, according to a news release from the American College of Surgeons and Operation Patient Access.
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A study into physician cost profiling, commonly used to decide which physicians are included in health plan networks, found that around 25 percent of physicians would be misclassified under systems currently used by plans to encourage patients to receive care from physicians with lower medical costs, according to a news release from the RAND Corp.
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Thursday, 18 February 2010 16:26

Symposium Will Urge More Women to Enter Surgery

Organizers of a Feb. 27 symposium on women in surgery at the University of South Florida hope to raise women's current 6 percent share of the surgeon population, according to a release from the University of South Florida.

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In a survey of surgeons commissioned by the American College of Surgeons, 8.9 percent of respondents said they were concerned they had made a "major medical error" in the past three months, according to an article on the survey in the Annals of Surgery.
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