JULY 2014 – On Thursday, May 1, 2014, myself and over 300 other orthopedic surgeons from around the country traveled to Capitol Hill. Our groups met with U.S. Congressional Representatives as part of the 2014 American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) National Orthopaedic Leadership Conference (NOLC). I was one of two doctors from Maine meeting […]Read more
Questions about sports injuries? What does open communication in healthcare mean to you? How do you protect your child’s health as they grow? Download and listen to leading health experts to answer questions like these that are top of mind for Mainers. Tune in to MMC Radio to listen or download podcasts featuring a variety […]Read more
Bundled payments for care improvement initiative: the next evolution of payment formulations: AAHKS Bundled Payment Task Force.
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act contains a number of provision for improving the delivery of healthcare in the United States, among the most impactful of which may be the call for modifications in the packaging of and payment for care that is bundled into episodes. The move away from fee for service payment […]Read more
A Note from the Editor-in-Chief: We are pleased to present to readers of Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research® the latest Orthopaedic Healthcare Worldwide column. This section explores the political, social, and economic issues associated with delivering musculoskeletal care in the many environments in which our specialty is practiced, both in the United States and around […]Read more
Are you a baby boom athlete? Adam Rana, M.D., from Maine Medical Partners – Orthopedics, offers this good advice for injury prevention for older athletes. Oftentimes I hear from my senior patient population, “Dr. Rana, what are the best ways to maintain or improve my overall musculoskeletal health?”, or “What can I do to slow […]Read more