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Twelve medical practices recently added Merge Healthcare's fully certified EHR solution to achieve meaningful use.
Rothman Institute recently hosted an open house for its new 33,000-squre-foot location in Marlton, N.J., according to a Philadelphia Business Journal report.
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The Orthopaedic Surgery Associates of Marquette (Mich.) have moved and changed the practice name to Advanced Center for Orthopedics, according to an Upper Peninsula's Second Wave report.
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The University of Maryland School of Medicine's faculty practice in Baltimore has leased a 8,182-square-foot space on the Columbia Medical Campus to open a new orthopedic care center, according to a Baltimore Business Journal report.
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Western Carolina Orthopaedic Specialists in Clyde, N.C., has opened a new space in the MedWest Outpatient Care Center, according to a Mountain Xpress report.
Kansas Orthopaedic Center in Wichita will be expanding to a new location, according to a report from The Wichita Eagle.
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While meaningful use may seem geared towards hospitals, eligible providers can also receive incentive payments and other benefits from meeting meaningful use guidelines. David Klebonis, director of operations at the Center for Bone and Joint Surgery of the Palm Beaches in Wellington, Fla., describes how this orthopedic practice is on its way to attesting for meeting meaningful use through three steps.
In the era of accountable care, hospitals and physicians are partnering as never before. There are several approaches to hospital-physician integration, including employment, co-management and contracting for certain services. One perhaps under-explored option is service line agreements. Tucson (Ariz.) Medical Center and the Tucson Orthopaedic Institute, PC, began developing an SLA in the fall of 2007, with the first agreement effective July 1, 2008. While SLAs can be rewarding clinically, operationally and financially, they present several challenges. Scott Slagis, MD, partner at Tucson Orthopaedic Institute and medical director of the orthopedic SLA, and Stuart Katz, director of the hospital's orthopaedic outpatient surgery department and manager of the SLA, share tips for creating a successful venture.
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This article is written by Tommy Mitchell, President, CEO, Founder of OrthoDirectUSA.
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Saint John's Health Center in Santa Monica, Calif., announced the creation of its Chan Soon-Shiong Musculo-Skeletal Science Center.
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