April 1998 AAOS Report

Examples of "benchmarking" in orthopaedic practices, clinical areas and practice management are needed by the Academy’s health policy department. "Benchmarking" is a term used when describing how to measure and demonstrate quality and value of a specific practice and/or treatment. "Benchmarking" involves a structured, on-going process that compares results and processes as well as focusing on best results and best practices. Orthopaedists with examples of "benchmarking" can contact AAOS, health policy department, (800) 346-2267.

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