Transforming Healthcare to Value: The Orthopaedic Solution
With our nation’s aging population, orthopaedics now accounts for 20 to 30 percent of all healthcare dollars spent in the United States. This has clearly accelerated the motivation to move reimbursement away from a volume based model toward a value-based model. It has also provided the impetus for Cleveland Clinic’s Department of Orthopaedic Surgery to develop its own robust system for accurately measuring outcomes.
Get a Virtual Reality Glimpse of OR Emergency Training
Dr. Doug Johnston spoke about the use of virtual reality to train doctors at MIS2016 on the panel entitled: The First Principles of Elite Performance: Ethos, Fear, and Leveraging VR to Build Stronger Teams. The following article examining the use of tecnology to prepare for emergencies is from ConsultQD.
Novel Convection-Enhanced Delivery Device Earns FDA Clearance
A novel convection-enhanced delivery (CED) device developed under the leadership of Cleveland Clinic neurosurgeon Michael Vogelbaum, MD, PhD, has received FDA 510(k) clearance as a therapeutic delivery device.