Decreasing Variation in Clinical Practice

Care Pathways, Care Process Models, and SCAMPs

  The current "cost crisis" in health care has resulted in greater emphasis on increasing value in healthcare delivery, particularly in orthopaedics. As orthopaedic practitioners, we are best positioned to streamline musculoskeletal care and to guide changes in practice. Among the many tools that can be used to increase the value of orthopaedic care are Standardized Clinical Assessment and Management Plans (SCAMPs).

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