How to Use PRO Data

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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How to Determine if Patient-Reported Outcome Data will Impact CJR Payments at Your Hospital

How to Determine if Patient-Reported Outcome Data will Impact CJR Payments at Your Hospital

Guest Blog: This blog is published as a collaboration between Jonathan W. Pearce, CPA, MBA, FHFMA, Founding Principal…

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Winning the CJR Game with Patient-Reported Outcome Data

Winning the CJR Game with Patient-Reported Outcome Data

CJR is a game. PRO data will help you win. My dad advised me that if you play, play…

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Articulating Value in Value-Based Payment Opportunities

Articulating Value in Value-Based Payment Opportunities

Collecting and storing PRO data for use in assessing performance, identifying best practices and negotiating…

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