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We sought to investigate how patient demographics and baseline comorbidities varied between hip fracture and total joint arthroplasty patients across New York State and to determine implications of differences within the contexts of the bundled payment system.
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Name: Bulletin of the Hospital for Joint Disease (2013)
As more commercial insurance companies adopt a bundled reimbursement model, similar to the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CJR) algorithm for Medicare beneficiaries, accurate risk adjustment...
Multiple factors impact fracture healing; thus, endocrine optimization and nutritional optimization warrant investigation in the acute fracture and nonunion patient. This article presents current evid...
The central sensitization inventory (CSI) is a validated, patient-reported questionnaire that quantifies symptoms of hypersensitivity disorders such as chronic pain, for which central sensitization (C...
Patient satisfaction is publicly reported and used as a subjective measure of quality of care in alternative payment reimbursement models. In this study, we evaluated the association between patient s...
Identifying determinants of long-term functional outcome after a distal radius fracture is challenging. Previously, we reported on the association between early HR-pQCT measurements and clinical outco...
The purpose of this study is to explore the impact of bundling nursing care activities on the overall health of Very Low Birthweight (VLBW) preterm infants who receive bundled care in a Le...
Bundled payments (BP) are a key part of Medicare's shift away from the traditional fee-for-service (FFS) payment model. The investigators propose to study a nationwide randomized-controlle...
A retrospective analysis of all patient presenting with multiple rib fractures to the emergency room of Penn State Hershey Medical Center between 2010-2012. Patient demographics, cause of...
Bundled payment is a new payment reform that encourages health care providers to improve quality and contain costs of care. These arrangements are being rapidly expanded across the country...
Aims: (1) to Establish the FLS services at the National Taiwan University Hospital Jinshan Branch. (2) To establish a anti-osteoporosis medication management service at Jinshan Branch. ...
Implantable fracture fixation devices attached to bone fragments with screws to bridge the fracture gap and shield the fracture site from stress as bone heals. (UMDNS, 1999)
Fracture in the proximal half of the shaft of the ulna, with dislocation of the head of the radius.
The use of metallic devices inserted into or through bone to hold a fracture in a set position and alignment while it heals.
Clinical, therapeutic and diagnostic approaches to optimal disease management based on individual variations in a patient's genetic profile.
Fracture of the lower end of the radius in which the lower fragment is displaced posteriorly.
A joint is where two or more bones come together, like the knee, hip, elbow, or shoulder. Joints can be damaged by many types of injuries or diseases, including Arthritis - inflammation of a joint causes pain, stiffness, and swelling with ...
Osteoporosis is a disease in which the bones become extremely porous, are subject to fracture, and heal slowly, occurring especially in women following menopause and often leading to curvature of the spine from vertebral collapse. Follow and track&n...