AAOS Now, March 2018
Introducing the Starfish Procedure
Significant advancements have been made in upper extremity prosthetics in recent years. Yet, the goal of independent digital control remains elusive, given the limitations of the human-prosthesis interface. Surface myoelectric signals must be detectable to power these prosthetics, and patients with partial or total hand amputations usually lack the requisite number of functioning, detectable muscles.
Workshop Attendees Share Best Practices to Increase Patient Collections
After your employees, an orthopaedic surgery practice's two most valuable resources are time and money. In the United States, nearly 40 percent of insured adults are on a high-deductible health plan (HDHP). As a result, an increasing percentage of receivable (A/R) balances are the patient's responsibility. When improperly managed, these balances are difficult to collect and consume large amounts of the billing staff's time. A survey of AAOS/KarenZupko & Associates, Inc.