Orthopedists tap innovative procedures to treat patients
Jul21

Orthopedists tap innovative procedures to treat patients

Mark Blaszczyk was remodeling his deck on a recent day in Wheatfield. A few months ago, that didn’t look like it would be possible. His right ankle was in constant pain from rheumatoid arthritis, limiting his mobility. Then his podiatrist, Dr. Brian Damitz, told him about a new procedure that might be able to help: an ankle replacement.

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45 hospital and healthcare executives outline the hospital of the future
Jul17

45 hospital and healthcare executives outline the hospital of the future

One hundred years from now, hospitals will be nearly unrecognizable as care moves to the outpatient setting and organizations integrate artificial intelligence, telemedicine and other IT applications to care for patients outside the walls of their institution.

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Millennial Doctors, Patients Shaping Healthcare World
Jun21

Millennial Doctors, Patients Shaping Healthcare World

Millennials have been bringing new ideas and ways of doing things to many workplaces for at least a decade now. But the impact of this generation — born between 1982 and 2000 — is just now being felt in healthcare as younger physicians finish their medical training in their early to mid 30s, and as millennials leave their parents’ health insurance.

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For One Tennessee Orthopedic Group, Patient Engagement Accelerates Performance Improvement
May17

For One Tennessee Orthopedic Group, Patient Engagement Accelerates Performance Improvement

In 2010, when the first stage of the meaningful use (MU) program was announced under the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH), the core goals of the federal initiative were to improve how healthcare providers use electronic health records (EHRs) to improve patient care, safety, and access.

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Spokane mom has knee replacement at 40, joining part of fastest-growing demographic for surgery
May07

Spokane mom has knee replacement at 40, joining part of fastest-growing demographic for surgery

More than 600,000 U.S. residents have a total knee replacement each year. By 2030, those numbers are projected to shoot up past 3 million, according to American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. People younger than 65 represent the fastest growing group of patients.

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What will come next in outpatient spine? 7 spine surgeon key thoughts
May04

What will come next in outpatient spine? 7 spine surgeon key thoughts

Seven spine surgeons discuss the latest trends in spine procedures performed in the outpatient setting.

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