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Executive Health Management

Perioperative Surgical Home: Better Outcomes, Lower Costs

2015 27 Oct

In its second year of implementation, the Perioperative Surgical Home (PSH) model of care led to improved quality of care and more cost savings for knee or hip replacement patients at the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine. The findings, presented at the ANESTHESIOLOGY ® 2015 annual meeting, show that the PSH is a viable and beneficial... Read more

IMAGING Management

Knee Surgery May Lead to Arthritis, Cartilage Loss

2014 03 Dec

According to researchers, a popular surgery to repair meniscal tears may raise the risk of osteoarthritis and cartilage loss in some patients. The findings, presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), suggest that the decision for surgery requires careful consideration in order to prevent accelerated disease... Read more