Here are five tips for optimizing the revenue cycle process at an orthopedic practice.
Published in Practice Management
A study recently published in the Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery recently found patients with rheumatoid arthritis have good outcomes after reverse total shoulder arthroplasty, but are at higher risk for intraoperative and postoperative fractures.
Friday, 28 October 2011 09:01

Where Does PRP Fit? 5 Studies on Outcomes

Here are five studies examining the effectiveness of platelet-rich plasma in different applications. The studies were all published in the American Journal of Sports Medicine unless otherwise noted.
Nikhil Verma, MD, a sports medicine specialist at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush, was recently elected as a member of the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons, according to an MOR news release.
The Hospital for Joint Diseases at NYU Langone Medical Center recently opened the Joint Preservation Center of New York, a multidisciplinary clinic that focuses on providing specialized patient care and joint-related research for healthcare professionals. Eric Strauss, MD, assistant professor in the department of orthopedic surgery at NYU Langone Medical Center and co-director of the Joint Preservation Center, discusses the new facility and advantages of the model for the future.
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Boston-based Cambridge Health Alliance and Harvard Medical School have partnered to offer the Sports Medicine Symposium 2011: Treating the Injured Athlete.
Authors of an article published in the American Journal of Sports Medicine found that augmenting at-risk rotator cuff tears with platelet-rich fibrin matrix didn't improve re-tear rates or functional outcomes over traditional repairs.
Steven B. Wertheim, MD, co-president of Resurgens Orthopaedics in Atlanta, has been named an Atlanta Healthcare Leader for 2011 by Business Leader magazine, according to a Resurgens Orthopaedics news release.
Patients with subacromial impingement syndrome may receive better long-term improvement after an NSAID injection than a steroid injection, according to a report in AAOS Now.
A new study published in the American Journal of Sports Medicine found that platelet-rich plasma application during arthroscopic rotator cuff repair doesn't demonstrate a clear clinical or recovery advantage except for improvement in internal rotation.
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