Business of Total Joint Replacement Course

This course is beneficial for administrators in all settings, payors and surgeons who deal with improving quality, cost reduction, standardization of care and risk. Discussion takes place with faculty after each session. The course fee is $350. Register for this course alone or in combination with the AAHKS Annual Meeting by logging in.

Agenda Highlights from 2017

The Business of Total Joint Replacement: Surviving and Thriving

7:30 – 7:40 a.m. Introduction

Session I: Staying Afloat in a Different Payment Paradigm

7:40 – 8:00 a.m. The Health Care Environment, Recent, Current, Projected, Market Variation – What Seems to Be Sticking and What Can We Expect?
8:00 – 8:20 a.m. Orthopaedic Service Line: How Do You Maximize Your Profitability for the Hospital?
8:20 – 8:40 a.m. Bundled Payments: An Overview of CJR in 2017
8:40 – 9:00 a.m. Beyond the Procedure: Maximizing Quality and Controlling Costs after Discharge
9:00 – 9:30 a.m. Discussion

Session II Bundles:  Where Do We Turn After the Low Hanging Fruit?

9:45 – 10:05 a.m. Cultural Transformation: Physician and Hospitals – Collaborator or Competitor?
10:05 – 10:25 a.m. Bundled Payments in Private Practice
10:25 – 10:40 a.m. Bundled Payments: Should I Be in the Bundle if It is Not Mandatory?
10:40 – 11:00 a.m. Bundled Payments: The Hospital’s Perspective
11:00 – 11:30a.m. Discussion

11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Working Lunch

Session III Outpatient Total Joint Arthroplasty – Trend or Fad?

12:00 – 12:20 p.m. Total Joint Arthroplasty in the Ambulatory Surgery Center: Economics and Quality Control
12:20 – 12:40 p.m. The Hospital as Your Partner in an ASC
12:40 – 1:00 p.m. How to Select Patients for Same Day Total Joint Arthroplasty
1:00 – 1:20 p.m. Outpatient Total Joints in a Tertiary Medical Center
1:20 – 2:00 p.m. Discussion

2:20 – 2:30 p.m. Closing Remarks