AAOS Now, August 2022
Podcast: Orthopaedic Surgeons Share Perspectives on Practice Consolidation in Healthcare
Editor’s note: This article is part two in a series on the AAOS Bone Beat Advocacy Podcast episodes regarding practice consolidation in healthcare. Part one, which spotlighted consolidation trends and regulatory response, was published in the July issue.
Orthopaedic Surgeons Tasked with Addressing Sexism
During the President’s Forum on Ethics, Bullying, and Harassment, which took place at the AAOS 2022 Annual Meeting, presenter Casey Jo Humbyrd, MD, FAAOS, director of the program in surgical ethics at the University of Pennsylvania, began her presentation on ethics with a personal anecdote.
Webinar Addresses Diversity in Global Orthopaedics
Earlier this year, AAOS and the International Orthopaedic Diversity Alliance (IODA) cosponsored a webinar titled “Creating a Global Orthopaedic Culture in Which Everyone Can Thrive” to call attention to the need for diversity, equity, and inclusion in orthopaedics.
Scenarios Illustrate Coding Changes for Musculoskeletal Drug-delivery Devices
Editor’s note: This article is the second in a two-part series on updated Current Procedural Terminology ® (CPT ) codes addressing drug-delivery devices. Part one was published in the July issue.
OrthoInfo Content Helps Keep Kids Safe
As children prepare to go back to school and gear up for fall sports and activities, OrthoInfo, AAOS’ patient education website, is here to help teach parents and guardians how to keep their kids safe from injuries, address a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions, and reinforce bone-healthy habits.
Telemedicine Presentation: Panelists Offer Strategies for Effective Deployment of Virtual Visits
The COVID-19 pandemic had a transformational effect across medicine.
Dedicated Orthopaedic Trauma Room Improves Surgery Efficiency, Confers Cost Benefits
A dedicated orthopaedic trauma room (DOTR) increased surgical efficiency and resulted in marked cost benefits for centers, according to findings from a Canadian study.