Patients suffering from the most common form of degenerative arthritis in the foot — hallux rigidus — showed improvement in pain and function by wearing a relatively inexpensive and simple over-the-counter show insert, according to recent research. Investigators at the…
Day: December 1, 2010
Pathology-Specific Orthotics Increase Positive Outcomes in Patients
New studies show that treating the pathology does more to cure the
Question Traditional Treatments to Secure Positive Results
Successful patient care historically has been measured either with positive patient satisfaction scores or through increased revenue or profit. With the movement toward proper documentation in patient care, third party payers and referral sources want to see more proof of…
Appreciation: Reflections on 2010
Give thanks to those that helped you along the way and bring into 2011
the lessons learned in the past year.
Negotiate Contracts From a Position of Confidence
Bring more confidence to the negotiating table byidentifying financial break-even points.
Convert to Automated Systems to Accelerate Business Process Management
Reducing the administrative workload offers businesses the opportunity
to increase focus on patient care and productivity.
Double Hand Transplant Recipients Anticipate Long Rehabilitation Process
In late 2008, Chris Pollock lost his left hand and right forearm and hand in a farming accident near his home in Harrisburg, Pa. This past February, Pollock became only the second patient in the United States to receive a…
Civil War Soldier Beat the Odds and Survived Bilateral Amputation
The enemy cannonball that removed Private Charles N. Lapham’s legs
failed to crush his spirit.
Repeat After Me
Five reasons why you need to revisit and repeat your marketing message
to your audience.
3-D Printing Opens World of Prosthetic Design
Scott Summit, co-founder of Bespoke Innovations in San Francisco, joined orthopedic surgeon/engineer Kenneth Trauner, MD, to honor “the individuality and sculpture that is the human body,” Summit said. Scott Summit Although current prosthetics has come a long way…