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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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Robotics vs Navigation in Total Joint Surgery

Robotics vs Navigation in Total Joint Surgery

Total Joint Advancements Come with a Hefty Price Tag Total Hip and Knee Replacement surgery is a well-researched…

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How to Use Patient-Reported Outcomes in Clinic with Your Patients

How to Use Patient-Reported Outcomes in Clinic with Your Patients

A Note From CODE: We are pleased to welcome Leon Scott, MD, (Wash U in St. Louis SOM ’07,…

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Anji Kingman on Her Role As a Clinical Outcomes Facilitator

Anji Kingman on Her Role As a Clinical Outcomes Facilitator

A Note From CODE: We are pleased to welcome Anji Kingman, Clinical Outcomes Facilitator, to the blog. Anji has…

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Paul Bruning on Why Executives Should Care About Patient-Reported Outcomes

Paul Bruning on Why Executives Should Care About Patient-Reported Outcomes

A Note From CODE: We are pleased to welcome Paul Bruning, Executive Director of Orthopedics for Holy Cross Hospital…

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CODE Collects Patient-Reported Outcome Data as a Service. What does that mean?

CODE Collects Patient-Reported Outcome Data as a Service. What does that mean?

Admittedly, here at CODE we had an ah-ha moment last year as it relates to our business model. We…

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VIDEO: Kevin Bozic on How to Prepare Your Practice for Success in Value-Based Health Care

VIDEO: Kevin Bozic on How to Prepare Your Practice for Success in Value-Based Health Care

In his hour long talk and Q&A session, “Preparing Your Practice for Success in the New Era of Value…

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