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The revenue cycle: An open letter for young surgeons

Surgery - 14 September, 2017

A physician’s refund is connected directly to either productivity or collections – and it can be influenced indirectly by the overall financial sustainability of the…

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A new approach for medical training

Surgery - 31 August, 2017

The number one and two killers worldwide according to the American Heart Association are still cardiovascular disease and stroke, and this is one of the…

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Surgical Cost Disclosure and Operating Room Expenditures

Surgery - 20 July, 2017

Recent policy changes in the United States are attempting to reduce spending through the development of value-based payment systems that rely heavily on cost transparency.…

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Surgical techniques and operative management of Distal Clavicle Osteolysis

Surgical techniques and operative management of Distal Clavicle Osteolysis

Surgery - 25 May, 2017

An uncommon condition that affects mostly athletes who perform repetitive overhead activity is distal clavicle osteolysis (DCO). This is a condition that most commonly affects…

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Chronic shoulder pain on younger patients

Surgery - 27 April, 2017

Shoulder pain is a symptom commonly found in primary care, and it can be referred from elsewhere in the body, such as the neck, diaphragm,…

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High quality and cost effective healthcare

Surgery - 20 April, 2017

Nowadays, it is not an easy task to think about the quality of healthcare and cost effectiveness, and this proves to be an even more…

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Tibial diaphyseal fractures in children

Tibial diaphyseal fractures in children

Surgery - 30 March, 2017

Tibial diaphyseal fractures are common among younger patients, and when treated through traditional methods, the results are often positive. Orthopedic doctors should consider several factors…

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Current thoughts on Foot and Ankle endoscopies

Current thoughts on Foot and Ankle endoscopies

Surgery - 3 March, 2017

The future of foot and ankle analysis might reside in the development of promising new endoscopic techniques for tendinopathies – even though studies of a…

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Robotics for Total Hip Arthroplasty

Robotics for Total Hip Arthroplasty

Surgery - 21 February, 2017

Total hip arthroplasty (THA) surgery is one of the most successful surgeries, with over 95% survivorship at 10-years’ follow-up and with positive clinical outcomes. In…

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New procedures for rotator-cuff repair

New procedures for rotator-cuff repair

Surgery - 9 February, 2017

Repairing a rotator-cuff is not always an easy task. It can be tricky, especially for those who have failed prior treatment. So, patients who have…

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