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Episodes

Impact of Payment Policy Changes

8/27/2020
In this episode, produced in partnership with the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), advocacy leaders from both organizations discuss the payment policy changes that have been proposed by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The agency is reducing all orthopaedic surgical services by approximately 5% and reducing the work relative value units […] The post Impact of Payment Policy Changes first appeared on AAHKS.

Duration:00:36:23

New AAHKS Podcast: Value-Based Care

5/21/2020
AAHKS leaders in the value-based care space discuss their work with CMS and how they address value-based care in their institutions. Topics How value-based care came about Challenges in arthroplasty practice Removal of total hip and total knee arthroplasty from the IPO list Misconceptions Taking perioperative physician workload into account Work AAHKS has done with […] The post New AAHKS Podcast: Value-Based Care first appeared on AAHKS.

Duration:00:36:22

Managing Professional and Personal Stress during COVID-19

5/7/2020
The discussion in this podcast centers around the new normal during the COVID-19 pandemic: changes in patient protocols, family dynamics at home and techniques for relieving stress. Topics COVID-19 new normal Staffing adjustments New operating room protocols Physician’s personal concerns Changes in family dynamics Techniques for relieving stress Dealing with loss and starting back up […] The post Managing Professional and Personal Stress during COVID-19 first appeared on AAHKS.

Duration:00:39:55

The 2020 AAHKS Advocacy Agenda

5/4/2020
Join AAHKS Health Policy Fellow and host, Chad A. Krueger, MD, in a comprehensive look at how AAHKS plays a critical role in advocating for physicians and patients in Washington, D.C. Advocacy Committee Chair and 2019 Presidential Award winner, James I. “Hutch” Huddleston III, MD talks about the history of AAHKS advocacy and the importance […]

Duration:00:41:41

Managing Hip and Knee Patient Care During COVID-19

4/16/2020
American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons President C. Lowry Barnes, MD, AAHKS Patient Education Chair Brett R. Levine, MD and Vice-Chair Benjamin M. Stronach, MD have a candid discussion about the reduction in their practices and how they’re managing patient care during the COVID-19 pandemic. Taking on new roles in a crisis Why elective […]

Duration:00:29:13

Awaiting Hip or Knee Replacement Surgery During COVID-19 and How to Manage Pain at Home

4/16/2020
During the time of the COVID-19 pandemic, elective surgeries around the country have been stopped. If you are waiting for your joint replacement surgery to be rescheduled, there are ways to manage the pain at home. Listen to these surgeon members of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons as they discuss everything you […] The post Awaiting Hip or Knee Replacement Surgery During COVID-19 and How to Manage Pain at Home first appeared on AAHKS.

Duration:00:20:36

Preparing and Submitting Cases for the ABOS Part II Oral Exam

2/5/2020
Part 2 In a continuation of this series, you’ll hear first-hand from three arthroplasty surgeons who provide practical advice on how to prepare and submit cases for the ABOS Part II Oral Exam. Topics include: Familiarizing with online tools Case selection How much time to allot: A lot! Technical tips that save time Image management […] The post Preparing and Submitting Cases for the ABOS Part II Oral Exam first appeared on AAHKS.

Duration:00:38:11

Early Aseptic Reoperation and PJI

11/26/2019
In this discussion centered around the Lawrence D. Dorr Surgical Techniques & Technologies Award-winning paper presented at the 2019 AAHKS Annual Meeting, Ashton H. Goldman, MD and Matthew P. Abdel, MD cover their study, “Aseptic Reoperations Within One Year of Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty Markedly Increase the Risk of Later Periprosthetic Joint Infection.” Topics include: […] The post Early Aseptic Reoperation and PJI first appeared on AAHKS.

Duration:00:13:04

Drinking Water Provides Better Hydration Than IV Fluids

11/26/2019
Jason M. Jennings, MD and Douglas A. Dennis, MD started to look closer at the amount of IV fluids administered to patients in the perioperative period around total knee arthroplasty. They decided to do a study on patient hydration to see if having patients drink more water instead might reduce some of the side effects […] The post Drinking Water Provides Better Hydration Than IV Fluids first appeared on AAHKS.

Duration:00:16:29

Mind/Body Interventions for Arthroplasty

11/26/2019
What is “mindfulness” exactly? And how does it help patients about to undergo hip or knee replacement surgery? Jeremy M. Gilliland, MD answers these questions and provides insight into his study of preoperative behavioral pain management strategies in total joint arthroplasty. Topics include: Defining mindfulness Other interventions: hypnosis and cognitive behavioral therapies Simple methods – […] The post Mind/Body Interventions for Arthroplasty first appeared on AAHKS.

Duration:00:14:26

Use of THC/CBD in Perioperative Period Around Total Knee Arthroplasty

11/26/2019
Robert P. Runner, MD presented a study at the 2019 AAHKS Annual Meeting that examined patient use of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD) products in the period before, during and after total knee replacement surgery. Dr. Runner discusses what he found in users versus non-users and what physicians should be aware of in the preliminary […] The post Use of THC/CBD in Perioperative Period Around Total Knee Arthroplasty first appeared on AAHKS.

Duration:00:13:29

Education Increases Disposal of Opioid Tablets after Hip, Knee Surgery

11/26/2019
In their study presented at the 2019 AAHKS Annual Meeting, Charles P. Hannon, MD and Craig J. Della Valle, MD were surprised to find how many opioid tablets were unused by patients following total joint arthroplasty. They found that by educating patients about disposal before surgery and sending reminders after surgery, more complied. Topics include: […] The post Education Increases Disposal of Opioid Tablets after Hip, Knee Surgery first appeared on AAHKS.

Duration:00:16:57

Arthroplasty Today: How It Started, Where It’s Going

11/26/2019
Listen to Arthroplasty Today Editor-in-Chief, Brian J. McGrory, MD and Deputy Editor, Gregory J. Golladay, MD talk about the idea that generated the open access journal published by AAHKS. They also discuss: Indexing by PubMed Central How to submit and publish to Arthroplasty Today Transfer of selected submissions from the Journal of Arthroplasty The AJRR […] The post Arthroplasty Today: How It Started, Where It's Going first appeared on AAHKS.

Duration:00:18:51

Patient Engagement Platforms and Your Practice

11/5/2019
In this episode, AAHKS Digital Health Committee members discuss patient engagement platforms: How they can be successfully implemented within your practice Some of their risks/benefits What practices should think about when trying to decide on which, if any, program to use What the future may hold for some of these platforms and how the they […] The post Patient Engagement Platforms and Your Practice first appeared on AAHKS.

Duration:00:33:34

Navigating the Collection Process for the ABOS Part II Oral Exam

11/5/2019
Part 1 You’ll hear first-hand from three arthroplasty surgeons who will discuss their personal experience in preparing for the board exam and offer tips for the collection period. Topics include: Concerns about academic vs. private practice type When to ask for help What to document Part 2 Listen to Part 2 of this series, “Preparing […] The post Navigating the Collection Process for the ABOS Part II Oral Exam first appeared on AAHKS.

Duration:00:39:20

AI and Machine Learning in Hip and Knee Arthroplasty

10/23/2019
Discussion Topics I. Overview of AI and Machine Learning A. Definition B. Utilization II. Discussion: 2019 AAHKS Annual Meeting posters focused on digital health A. Automated detection and classification of knee arthroplasty designs using deep learning B. Application of neural networks in determining implant name from total hip arthroplasty radiograph C. Using machine learning to […] The post AI and Machine Learning in Hip and Knee Arthroplasty first appeared on AAHKS.

Duration:00:30:52

Outpatient Total Joint Arthroplasty

10/18/2019
Listen to the dicussion on outpatient total joint arthroplasty to determine if it is right for your practice. Discussion Topics I. Patient Selection II. Ambulatory Surgery Centers III. Multi-modal Pain Protocols IV. Institutional Barriers About the Faculty Moderator: R. Michael Meneghini, MD Panelists: Gregory G. Polkowski, II, MD, MSc Adolph V. Lombardi, Jr., MD, FACS […] The post Outpatient Total Joint Arthroplasty first appeared on AAHKS.

Duration:00:57:08