PRESS: 56% of Ortho Programs “Unprepared” for Bundled Payments!

A new survey from Function and Outcomes Research for Comparative Effectiveness in Total Joint Replacement (FORCE-TJR) and Wellbe, Inc. has found that more than half of the orthopedic programs in the U.S. are not ready for the onslaught on bundled payments. Less than 10% of programs reported being “fully” prepared. Read more from Orthopedics This […]

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Virtua is First NJ Hospital to Use New Web App for Hip and Knee Replacement

Virtua is the first New Jersey hospital to offer a web-based interactive care plan for hip and knee replacement patients at its Joint Replacement Institute. The program, Wellbe, is an innovative online tool that assists patients step-by-step through customized plans of care, offering educational and communication tools specific to their procedures that explains what to […]

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PRESS: More than half of hospital orthopedic programs unprepared for CMS joint replacement program: 7 takeaways

Of 100 surveyed orthopedic departments in hospitals across the nation, 56 percent expressed concerns of being unprepared for the new Medicare bundled payment model, effective April 1. Function and Outcomes Research for Comparative Effectiveness in Total Joint Replacement and Wellbe conducted the survey. Read more from Becker’s Orthopedic Review.

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