Back from the brink?

By Richard J. Barry, MD

Lessons orthopaedists need to learn—now!

“The Death of an Orthopaedic Group” (AAOS Now, April 2011) was both disturbing and timely. I believe that all orthopaedists are, to some degree, at risk for extinction as the economic conditions of orthopaedic practice become increasingly unfavorable. Because my partners and I have recently struggled to bring our group back from the edge of economic oblivion, I believe that Dr. Garroway’s cautionary tale should be widely heeded and provides a number of lessons.

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