December 2002 Bulletin

Medicare participation
What are your options?

Childhood pedestrian injuries preventable, orthopaedists show
Study finds community interventions work

Oregon orthopaedists build safe, accessible playground
kids enjoy safe play

Breaking news

Letters from our readers

Orthopaedic integration of evidence-based practice
Focus on quality musculoskeletal care

Application of evidence-based practice

Planning a practice retreat
Set strategies, long-term goals

AOA announces talks to absorb AOS
Leadership from both organizations support merger

Capitalizing and financing an ASC
What you need to know

Physician Internet use steadily rising; tools available to AAOS members

Want to learn more about the state legislative scene?

Washington Report
Congress adjourns, fails to address reform

States Report
In brief items

Is a tablet PC in your future?
Technology allows you to make rounds, save time

Is fraud and abuse lurking in your closet?
Be aware of hidden traps beyond coding and billing

Accurately code external causes of injury
Learn E codes

Across the President's Desk
Fostering diversity important to continuing success of orthopaedics

Have you seen the Academy's PSAs?

Bone and Joint Decade leaders meet with National Institutes of Health

Get jazzed for New Orleans
70th AAOS Annual Meeting kicks off Feb. 5, 2003

Last chance to pre-register for Annual Meeting

Guide to 2003 Annual Meeting Technical Exhibits

2003 Annual Meeting listing of exhibitors

Annual Meeting sponsors

Technical Exhibit Hours

Pitch in at the New Orleans playground build!

Academy PSA campaign honored with FREDDIE award

Point of View
PhRMA adopts new code

Support for OREF benefits AAOS

AAOS online course wins award
Academy program garners second place in online CME competition

Patient education CD-ROM debuts
CD-ROM brings high quality patient education resources to your fingertips

"Body Almanac" consumer guide to debut
AAOS to release retail guide to bone and joint health at 2003 Annual Meeting

Orthopaedists "stellar" carrer honored
University of Kentucky names building after D. Kay Clawson, MD

Consider joining the Gladden Society

Patient information from Your Orthopaedic Connection
Achilles tendinitis

Know your CAM provider


In Memoriam

Making of an OLC course, Part II
"Behind the scenes," start-to-finish look at the creation of a surgical skills program

Virtual reality simulator-on track to reality

Industry thanks

CME calendar through April

Meetings of Interest

AAOS Practice Management Workshops

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