Keyword: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
A new study emphasizes the importance of doctors educating patients, an effort that leads to better outcomes and greater satisfaction.
New research adds to the growing mound of evidence that shared decision-making can improve patient outcomes and leave them more satisfied with their care experience.
From Kaiser Health News: As Medicare considers paying for knee replacement procedures outside the hospital, doctors debate patient choice and the potential for post-operation complications.
President-elect Donald Trump nominated a doctor-turned-congressman from Georgia as his pick to become the next secretary of Health and Human Services.
From Kaiser Health News: The “reps,” who are in the operating room to answer any technical questions that arise during surgery, also often cultivate close relationships with the doctors, leading to ethical questions about how much influence they wield.