How to Use PRO Data

What is GRIT and how does it relate to patient recovery?

What is GRIT and how does it relate to patient recovery?

GRIT SCALE What if there was a way to better predict which patients will have greater outcomes or a…

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What are Computer Adaptive Tests (CATs)

What are Computer Adaptive Tests (CATs)

What is a CAT? A Computer Adaptive Test (CAT) is a type of assessment in which the questions are…

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Managing Data as an Asset: An interview with the Methodist Sports Medicine’s CEO, Marty Rosenberg

Managing Data as an Asset: An interview with the Methodist Sports Medicine’s CEO, Marty Rosenberg

Data is the most significant asset any organization possesses that helps inform business decisions, strategy and…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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