June 2004 Bulletin

Index

AAOS Medical Liability Reform Campaign (in PDF format)
Protecting access to orthopaedic care

Breaking news

Letters from our readers

CMS clarifies billing for SNF patients
How to avoid reimbursement headaches

Medicare five-year review begins soon
AAOS needs your help to ensure adequate reimbursements

The future of orthopaedics
Hospital-based services are squeezed, but opportunities are available

State society achievements, leadership recognized

Orthopaedic educators vital to specialty’s future
Academicians needed to ensure sufficient numbers, adequate treatment

Speaking "medical" presents challenges to patients
Institute of Medicine says 90 million people can’t understand health information

Advice on selecting the correct code
Answers to frequently asked questions

Across the President's Desk
Creating a workable expert witness program

Meet your new Board members
Five join AAOS Board of Directors

Time to stop the cancer within
False and misleading testimony

Expert Witness Program launches new Web site

LFP: Inspiring, cultivating tomorrow’s leaders

A "reawakening" for Iraqi physicians U.S. orthopaedists play key role at historic Iraqi Medical Specialty Forum

Teach, travel, learn
Workshop provides orthopaedists with skills, knowledge to volunteer abroad

NOLC focuses on medical liability, specialty hospitals

Grant-writing workshop helps young researchers

Readers evaluate Orthopaedic Medical Legal Advisor
OMLA "highly regarded" by readership, survey reveals

Course chairmen end 30+ years of service
Longtime chairmen Frederick G. Lippert, III, MD, and James E. Farmer, Jr, EdD, step down from "Course for Orthopaedic Educators"

Diversity Committee attracts attention at SNMA
AAOS members provide diverse introduction to orthopaedics

Patient Safety: Turn problems into pearls that help patients

Patient Information from Your Orthopaedic Connection
Small-incision hip replacement

Practice demographics help patients find you

HIPAA prep for Orthopaedics improved
Security and TCS modules added

In Memoriam

CME calendar through October

Atlas of Amputations and Limb Deficiencies: 3rd edition
Stay on the forefront of progress and treatment

Meetings of Interest

AAOS Practice Management Workshops


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