During a well-attended symposium on bundled payment initiatives for joint replacement at the 2015 AAOS Annual Meeting, speakers shared enlightening pearls and pitfalls related to Medicare’s Bundled Payments for Care Improvement initiative. 177 more words
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The Wildrose’s guaranteed-wait-times-or-go-elsewhere solution is no solution at all. In fact, it’s just a thinly disguised ideological sop to two-tier medicine that promotes speeded-up health care for the rich on the public dime, rather than equal access for all, regardless of income. 399 more words
Your knees ache. It’s hard to climb the stairs or exercise. The pain in your hip seems to be getting worse. If your doctor says you’re a candidate for joint surgery, you probably have many questions that will determine your decision. 767 more words
Marc Soulière couldn’t take it any more.
The 63-year-old Ottawa man had been dealing with knee problems for a decade, but in the space of a couple of weeks last August, the pain became intolerable. 1,069 more words