Move Over Fee-For-Service, Here Comes Something Leaner

One of the purposes of the OIC blog is to bring the inner workings of healthcare to the general public’s attention with an obvious slant toward orthopaedics.  Coincidentally, this facet of healthcare has grown into one of its biggest components as a percentage of cost for this country.  In the quest to understand how costs […]

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Do Surgeons Know the Cost of Orthopaedic Trauma Implants?

With all the papers presented at this year’s OTA, one stood out to us:  Paper #87 – “Do Surgeons Know the Cost of Orthopaedic Trauma Implants?” It was presented by one of the several doctors who worked together to discover just how much surgeons know about the cost of the hardware they implant.  These doctors […]

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A Salute to Nurses, the Unsung Heroes of Orthopaedics

In the orthopaedics world, the doctors get a lot of glory. while nurses are the unsung heroes — the hands-on, critical link between health care and patient. At Orthopaedic Implant Company we applaud value, quality and the human element coming together to create excellent clinical care. That is why we like to see recognition go […]

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