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Adventist Health St. Helena Expands Patient-Reported Outcomes Program to Include Cardiothoracic Surgery

Adventist Health St. Helena Expands Patient-Reported Outcomes Program to Include Cardiothoracic Surgery

Program Utilizes Outcome Reporting Platform from CODE Technology Full press release…

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How to successfully utilize Patient-Reported Outcome Data By Marty Rosenberg, CEO at Methodist Sports Medicine

How to successfully utilize Patient-Reported Outcome Data By Marty Rosenberg, CEO at Methodist Sports Medicine

Methodist Sports Medicine has distinguished itself as one of the leading orthopedic practices in the United…

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Holy Cross Hospital, a member of Trinity Health, implements CODE Technology’s Patient-Reported Outcomes Platform

Holy Cross Hospital, a member of Trinity Health, implements CODE Technology’s Patient-Reported Outcomes Platform

The program is designed to improve Patient experience + Quality + Care Full press release follows, originally posted on…

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2020 AAOS Data Specification Update

2020 AAOS Data Specification Update

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR) registry programs have an…

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What is the Blue Distinction Program?

What is the Blue Distinction Program?

What is the Blue Distinction Program? Blue Distinction is a program offered by Blue Cross Blue Shield Association…

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What is MAKO?

What is MAKO?

Reproducibility is a critical part of total knee arthroplasty. One option that may optimize this trait is MAKO….

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Oxford Knee and Hip Score

Oxford Knee and Hip Score

The Oxford Knee Score (OKS) is a patient-reported outcome measure (PROM) developed in 1996 to specifically evaluate…

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Paul Bruning on Building Clinical Pathways around MCID & PROs

Paul Bruning on Building Clinical Pathways around MCID & PROs

“Patient Reported Outcomes (PROs) provide essential insights into quality of surgical intervention. Challenges…

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Overview of MD Anderson’s Symptom Inventory (MDASI)

Overview of MD Anderson’s Symptom Inventory (MDASI)

The MD Anderson Symptom Inventory (MDASI) is a multi-symptom patient reported outcome (PRO) that is used to assess the…

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Atrial Fibrillation Effect on QualiTy-of-life Questionnaire (AFEQT)

Atrial Fibrillation Effect on QualiTy-of-life Questionnaire (AFEQT)

The Atrial Fibrillation Effect on QualiTy-of-life Questionnaire (AFEQT) evaluates symptoms, daily activities and…

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Joint Replacement Certification

Joint Replacement Certification

The Joint Replacement Certification is a newer certification offered by the Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program…

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3 Challenges Associated With Using the MCID

3 Challenges Associated With Using the MCID

In our last blog we covered the concept of the Minimum Clinically Important Difference (MCID) as a way to…

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What the Heck is the Minimum Clinically Important Difference (MCID)?!?!

What the Heck is the Minimum Clinically Important Difference (MCID)?!?!

The minimum clinically important difference (MCID) may provide a simple and efficient metric to empower physicians to…

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Japanese Orthopedic Association Back & Neck Questionnaire

Japanese Orthopedic Association Back & Neck Questionnaire

Overview & History The Japanese Orthopaedic Association (JOA) developed the original version of this tool in 1986…

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Visual Analog Scale – PRO Tools

Visual Analog Scale – PRO Tools

Overview/History The Visual Analog Scale (VAS) is one of the four (4) pain measurement scales along side the Numerical…

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AAOS Launches a Shoulder & Elbow Registry

AAOS Launches a Shoulder & Elbow Registry

The American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) launched the Shoulder and Elbow Registry (SER) in October, 2018….

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