From: Becker's Orthopedic Review <>
Subject: [Total joints] 5 notes on quality metrics for total joint bundled payments | Dead patient left in shower for 9+ hours at Fla. VA hospital, report finds | Orthopedic surgeon, hospitalist collaboration reduces cost: 5 insights | 10 hospital bankruptcies in 2016

Dec. 14, 2016

1. 5 key notes on quality metrics for total joint replacement bundled payments Full article

2. Dead patient left in shower for 9+ hours at Fla. VA hospital, report finds Full article

Orthopedic surgeon, hospitalist collaboration reduces length of stay, cost: 5 study insights
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8. Medline to complete $20M expansion of flush manufacturing facilities Full article     

9. Patient eligibility for outpatient joint arthroplasty: 3 study insights Full article 
10. The Apex Knee System turns 10: 4 things to know Full story 
11. UnitedHealthcare launches value-based knee, hip and spine programs: 4 things to know Full article
12. 20 staffing statistics for ASCs Full article

13. Orthopedic surgeon leader to know: Dr. Mary Albert of Resurgens Orthopaedics Full article   

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