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Special Outpatient Surgery Edition - Orthopedics - August 2018

Outpatient Surgery Magazine, providing current information on Surgical Services, Surgical Facility Administration, Outpatient Surgery News and Trends, OR Excellence and more.

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2 • O U T PA T I E N T S U R G E R Y M A G A Z I N E • A U G U S T 2 0 1 8 Contents 4 On Point The Changing Landscape of Orthopedics P. Maxwell Courtney, MD 8 Robotic Knee Replacements Ramping Up Now's the time to invest in optimizing implant placement and attracting new patients to your ORs. Daniel Cook | Executive Editor 16 The Inside Scoop on Same-Day Hip Success Plenty of planning and a pushy patient helped me make the move to outpatient ORs. Patrick Toy, MD 24 Stemming the Tide of Infectious Fluid Waste Direct-to-drain options are cost-effective ways to keep your floors dry and your staff safe. Jeannette Sabatini | Associate Editor 30 A Dozen Hot Orthopedic Products A look at some of the attention-grabbers at this year's American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons exhibit hall. Christopher V. Bensen, MD 48 Infection-Free Joint Replacements 7 ways to prevent SSIs from developing in incisions and implants. Daniel Cook | Executive Editor 55 Advances in Orthopedic Anesthesia New ideas are emerging for managing post-op pain and enhancing recoveries. Jim Burger | Contributing Editor 64 Total Support for Total Joints Consultants from top orthopedic manufacturers can guide you to same-day replacement success. Daniel Cook | Executive Editor 73 Keeper of the Bundle Tips for succeeding with orthopedic bundled payment models. Robert P. Raspa, PA-C 79 Position Patients for Surgical Success Surgeons want easy access and maximum expo- sure when working in shoulders, hips and knees. Mike Morsch | Associate Editor 86 Founder of the Famed Rothman Institute Slowing Down (Sort of) After 50 Years in the OR Q&A with Richard H. Rothman, MD, PhD, orthopedic pioneer and healthcare entrepreneur. To Our Readers This year's Manager's Guide to Orthopedics is a must-read from cover to cover if you're interested in outpatient total joints, which continue to generate buzz as surgery's hottest specialty. Flip through the issue to learn about the bene- fits of robotic-assisted surgery, the secrets to same-day hip success, best practices for slashing SSI rates and pack- ing plenty of profit into bundled payments. When you get to the last page, check out the insights of Richard Rothman, MD, a joint replacement pioneer who's seen it all — and can't wait to see what's next. Cover design by Ethan Anderson | Photo provided by the Cleveland Clinic Orthopedics A u g u s t 2 0 1 8 o u t p a t i e n t s u r g e r y . n e t 16

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