The A-to-Z Guide to Preoperative Evaluation in Orthopedic Surgery

Streamlining the preoperative evaluation for orthopedic surgery can improve patient experience, streamline communication, and boost surgical outcomes.  The demand for surgery in the U.S. is proliferating, with a 31.5% increase in surgery volume between 2000 and 2020 despite the population only growing by 18%. The preoperative evaluation process is a vital stage in every one […]

Creating Bundled Payments for Orthopedic Treatment

Does your practice offer bundled payments for orthopedic treatment? Understand the pros, cons, and best strategies for success to get started. Over 1,700 hospitals and physician groups joined the voluntary Medicare bundled payment program in 2020, and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has indicated that mandatory programs are coming. So how do […]

9 Tips for Providing a Better Patient Experience in Orthopedic Care

A physician collects feedback from a patient with a broken leg to provide a better patient experience

It has never been more critical for orthopedic practices to work toward ensuring a better patient experience. Orthopedic surgeons today face many challenges, including: An uncertain economy A saturated healthcare industry The advent of non-surgical treatment alternatives Rising implant costs Few insurance-reimbursed therapies Increasing demands and delays with prior authorization by insurance companies To stay […]

How to Assess Surgery Risk in Orthopedic Patients

A doctor assesses the surgery risk of her orthopedic patient

Assessing surgery risk in your orthopedic patients is pivotal to reducing complications and improving health outcomes.  The methods and models we use to assess surgical risk are continuously evolving. Looking to the future, a recent survey found that 58% of orthopedic surgeons at Mass General expect to integrate AI-based risk prediction models into their practice […]

How to Develop a Growth Plan for Your Surgery Practice

A doctor shows an x-ray to her new patient, the result of the growth plan for her surgery practice

When you’re ready to expand your orthopedic business, set out on the right course by developing an effective growth plan for your surgery practice. National health expenditure is projected to reach $6.2 trillion by 2028. The growth potential is there, but to capture a greater share of the market, you need a comprehensive growth plan.  […]

Empower and Engage Your Patients for Better Surgical Outcomes

A physician and a team of healthcare workers discuss improving surgical outcomes in their facility.

Leveraging various patient enablement strategies to improve surgical outcomes in your practice is important for many reasons.  Each year, U.S. patients undergo around 20 million invasive surgeries. While most turn out fine, complications routinely occur.  In fact, certain post-op conditions such as deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism are more common in the U.S. than […]

3 Highly Effective Ways to Speed Up Orthopedic Surgery Recovery in Patients

ERAS ensures a multifaceted aftercare health team is in place for orthopedic surgery recovery.

Increasingly, international health care facilities are adapting their healthcare services to implement Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) principles. Known as ERAS, enhanced recovery after surgery protocols incorporate various health strategies that nurture and accelerate the rate of orthopedic surgery recovery time.  ERAS’s goal is aimed at reducing the stress of surgery on your patients by […]

Our Founding Story Began with Humble Observations on Healthcare

Wellbe’s foundation is rooted in the patient experience

Wellbe’s foundation is rooted in the patient experience. We are a healthcare company that facilitates the sharing of information between providers and patients for successful case outcomes. We leverage technology and industry knowledge to create solutions that lessen the burden on doctors, nurses, and other health administrators by enabling patients to actively participate in their […]