Compared with manual total knee arthroplasty, patients younger than 65 years undergoing robotic arm–assisted total knee arthroplasty experience fewer days in hospital, less utilization of services, and lower average total costs at 90 days.
The authors report the experience of one of the first Southern US communities to develop a comprehensive health care data repository for tracking processes and outcomes of care and identifying areas of greatest need.
To mark the 25th anniversary of The American Journal of Managed Care®, each issue in 2020 will include a special feature: an interview with a thought leader in the world of health care and medicine. The July issue features a conversation with Anthony Fauci, MD, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.
Factors worsening the opioid epidemic during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic provide valuable insight for strategy change where we have historically suffered great loss, bodily and financially.