Sept./Oct. 2010 Issue of Becker's Orthopedic & Spine Review

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May/June 2010 Issue

6 Key Issues and Trends Impacting Outpatient Services and Physician-Owned Facilities

TThis article briefly addresses six key issues impacting outpatient services and physician-owned facilities. Click to continue »

Trends in Sports Medicine: Q&A With AOSSM President Dr. Robert Stanton

As Americans continue to place a high emphasis on fitness and athletics, sports medicine centers have developed around the need for orthopedics and rehabilitation specialized for active patients and serious athletes. Click to continue »

13 Strategic Thoughts and Concepts for Orthopedic Practices: Developing a Strategic Plan and Allocating Practice Resources

1. Develop a Simple Framework for Strategy. There are several different frameworks that can be used to build a strategy. Click to continue »

Publisher’s Letter: September/October 2010

Greater Focus on Sports Medicine and Spine; 17th Annual ASC Conference: The Best Business Speakers in the ASC Business – Registration Discounts End September 1. Click to continue »

Spine and Sports Medicine Surgeons Top List of Highest Paid Orthopedic Specialties

Here are seven statistics on orthopedic surgeon compensation by specialty from 2009 data, according to the MGMA Physician Compensation and Production Survey: 2010 Report. Click to continue »

How One Entrepreneurial Patient Helped Found a Chain of Leading Outpatient Spine Institutes: Q&A With LSI Co-Founder Bill Horne

Bill Horne, CEO of Laser Spine Institute, discusses how a 2004 surgery prompted him, along with his physician, James St. Louis, DO, to launch Laser Spine Institute. Click to continue »

42 Orthopedic and Spine Device Companies to Know

1. Advanced Biologics (Ladera Ranch, Calif.). The company's OsteoAMP exploits growth factors within allograft tissue. Click to continue »

Dr. Boyd Haynes: Q&A About Virginia’s First Outpatient Total Knee Replacement

Boyd Haynes, MD, an orthopedic surgeon with Orthopaedic & Spine Center performed Virginia's first outpatient total knee replacement surgery earlier this month in Newport News, Va. Click to continue »

3 Ways to Control Ancillary Service Leakage With OrthoCarolina CEO Dr. Daniel Murrey

A couple of years ago, CEO Daniel Murrey, MD, and his staff at OrthoCarolina were experiencing a high level of leakage to other sites for ancillary services. Click to continue »

3 Steps to Improve Spine Efficiency and Cut Costs

Over the last eight months, Sierra Regional Spine Institute in Reno has reviewed its workflow and made several changes to help improve efficiency and cut costs. Penny Forbes, practice administrator, describes three of the most successful changes made by the organization. Click to continue »

4 Ways to Improve Profits at Sports Medicine Practices

Orthopedic practices around the country are opening programs and facilities specifically focused on treating athletes with sports medicine. Click to continue »

5 Tips for Building a Successful Sports Medicine Center

Sports medicine-specific offerings within orthopedic practices continue to open across the country, serving a wide variety of patients. Click to continue »

5 Tips to Improve Recruitment of Spine Physicians and Staff

Nicola V. Hawkinson MA, RNFA, NP, CEO and founder of SpineSearch, offers the following five tips to help surgery centers and practices recruit great physicians and staff. Click to continue »

4 Statistics on Spine Surgeon Compensation

Here are four statistics on spine surgeon compensation, according to the 2008 and 2009 Physician Compensation Survey conducted by the American Medical Group Association. Click to continue »

5 Things to Know About the Global Orthopedic Implants Market

Here are five things you should know about the global orthopedic implants market, according to GBI Research's "The Future of Orthopedic Implants, Analysis and Forecasts to 2016 - Joint Reconstruction and Spinal Implants Creating Growth Opportunities." Click to continue »

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