AAOS Now, March 2016
Face-Off: Smart Phones in the OR
Recently, patient deaths and other adverse events in the operating room have been attributed to distraction among physicians and operating room staff when they use their own smart phones for non–patient-care-related activities in the operating room. Should they be banned? and Bopha Crea, MD, face off with their views on the issue. Point: Recognize the Risks Dwight W.
Time—and Change—Marches On
In January, smelling change in the air, I attempted to make some predictions for evolving hot topics for AAOS Now in 2016. This focus on change continues with this, our March issue. For starters, the AAOS office of government relations in Washington, D.C., provides an excellent overview of the evolution of the Meaningful Use program. (See "Meaningful Use Update."