Quality care means putting patients first

Since my last column, several issues concerning quality care have arisen. The first was the voluntary recall by DePuy Orthopaedics of its ASR Hip Resurfacing System and its ASR XL Acetabular System. The recall was announced by DePuy on Aug. 24, and the AAOS followed with a notice in Headline News Now on Aug. 27, and a Patient Safety Member Alert on Sept. 3.

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