‘The End Result’ and other musings from the Annual OTA meeting

The 28th Annual Orthopaedic Trauma Association Meeting was a stage for great thinking and ideas on safety, quality and cost containment. Dr. Robert Probe’s presidential address featured Dr. Ernest Codman’s pursuit of the ‘End Result Card’ – a card devised at the turn of last century to track patients’ demographics, diagnosis, method of treatment and long-term outcome. […]

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Generic Implants Deliver Major Health Care Savings, Quality Outcomes

Annual Orthopeadic Trauma Association Meeting Studies: Generic Implants Deliver Major Health Care Savings, Quality Outcomes No measurable difference in outcomes between generic and conventional implants. OCT 4, 2012–MINNEAPOLIS–Scientific research presented at the 28th Annual Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA) Meeting today shows that generic implants can deliver significant cost savings without sacrificing quality or outcomes. The Reno Orthopaedic Clinic […]

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