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Hospitals leery of CMS proposal to pay for joint replacements in ASCs (Modern Healthcare)

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http://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20170805/NEWS/170809931

Posted in Healthcare Costs, Joint Replacement

Study finds obese patients don’t need to lose weight before total joint replacement (UMass)

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https://www.umassmed.edu/news/news-archives/2017/07/study-finds-obese-patients-dont-need-to-lose-weight-before-total-joint-replacement/

Posted in Health Information, Joint Replacement, Mobility, Obesity

Decision Aids and Elective Joint Replacement (NEJM)

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http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMp1703432

Posted in Doctor-Patient Relationship, Health Information, Joint Replacement, Patient Centered Care

National Joint Registry study finds disparities in hip or knee joint replacements (NewsMedical.net)

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https://www.news-medical.net/news/20170322/National-Joint-Registry-study-finds-disparities-in-hip-or-knee-joint-replacements-for-ethnic-minorities.aspx

Posted in Disparity, Joint Replacement, Race/Racism

Risks Are High at Low-Volume Hospitals (US News)

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https://www.usnews.com/news/articles/2015/05/18/risks-are-high-at-low-volume-hospitals

Posted in Joint Replacement, Quality of Care, Surgical Outcomes

Do Physicians’ Implicit Views of African Americans Affect Clinical Decision Making (JABFM)

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http://www.jabfm.org/content/27/2/177.full.pdf+html

Posted in Disparity, Doctor-Patient Relationship, Joint Replacement, Osteoarthritis, Quality of Care, Race/Racism

Cost-effectiveness of surgical interventions for the management of osteoarthritis (BMC)

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https://bmcmusculoskeletdisord.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12891-017-1540-2

Posted in Joint Replacement, Osteoarthritis, Quality of Life, Surgical Outcomes

Knee Patients Spending Millions on Wasted Treatments (NBC)

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https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/knee-patients-spending-millions-wasted-treatments-study-finds-n733396

Posted in Healthcare Economics, Joint Pain, Joint Replacement, Quality of Care

Medicare’s Bundled Payment Program for Joint Replacement Promise or Peril (JAMA)

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https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/article-abstract/2553000

Posted in Healthcare Economics, Joint Replacement, Quality of Care

Post-acute discharge setting had weak association with hospital readmission (Healio)

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https://www.healio.com/orthopedics/total-joint-reconstruction/news/online/%7Bc424fd12-adac-4b71-9551-a3f66b3a3fe2%7D/post-acute-discharge-setting-had-weak-association-with-hospital-readmission-rates-after-tja

Posted in Joint Replacement, Surgical Outcomes

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