Business of Total Joint Replacement Course


This course designed for administrators in all settings, payors and surgeons. The course is beneficial for those who deal with improving quality, cost reduction, standardization of care and risk. Discussion takes place with faculty after each session.

Preliminary Overview of Sessions and Faculty (subject to change)

Session I

  • The Health Care Environment, Recent, Current, Projected, Market Variation – What seems to be sticking and what can we expect? – Kevin J. Bozic, MD, MBA
  • Performance Measurement Program – Thomas P. Vail, MD
  • Cost Reduction Opportunities
  • Orthopaedic Service Line – How Do You Maximize Your Profitability For the Hospital? – Michael E. West

Session II 

  • Bundled Payments: An Overview of CJR – Jay R. Lieberman, MD
  • Standardization vs. Cookbook: Role of Care Pathways – Adolph V. Lombardi, Jr., MD, FACS
  • A Program to Prevent Re-Admissions
  • Beyond the Procedure: Management of Home Health and PT – C. Lowry Barnes, MD
  • Dedicated Units, Teams and Cultural Competencies

Session III 

  • Cultural Transformation – Mark I. Froimson, MD, MBA
  • Bundled Payments in Private Practice – Stephen J. Zabinski, MD
  • Bundled Payments – Top 10 Things You Need to Know – Richard Iorio, MD
  • Bundled Payments: The Hospital’s View