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New Orthopaedic Video Theater Coming to a Screen Near You

David A. Halsey, MD
AAOS President David A. Halsey, MD, discusses the Academy’s new Orthopaedic Video Theater, a free member benefit that will boast an improved interface and expanded video collection.

Advocacy Council’s John J. McGraw, MD, Appointed to HHS Pain Task Force

Kristen Coultas
AAOS Council on Advocacy member John J. McGraw, MD, was appointed to a 30-member Pain Management Best Practices Inter-Agency Task Force overseen by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). It was established to propose updates to best practices for pain management developed or adopted by federal agencies, as well as to issue recommendations to address identified gaps or inconsistencies.

Answers to Five Common Coding Questions

Margaret Maley, BSN, MS, and Sarah Wiskerchen, MBA, CPC
This article discusses five concerns from surgeons and their staff that are currently “trending.”

A Personal Tale of Opioid Overprescribing

Megan Conti Mica, MD
Megan Conti Mica, MD, awoke to a text message at 11 p.m. on a Monday night alerting her that a former student-athlete patient was assaulted over the weekend and attempted suicide with unused hydrocodone that Dr. Mica had prescribed.

Orthopaedic Surgeon by Day, Rock Star by Night

Kerri Fitzgerald
Lew Schon, MD, FACS, had the opportunity to take the stage with the Foo Fighters … twice, after treating Dave Grohl, frontman of the band the Foo Fighters and former drummer of Nirvana, who broke his ankle while performing.