Video Channel Examines World of Surgeons
Opens Conversations About Quality and Access
In this informal conversation, orthopedic surgeon, Amir Jamali, MD, explains why it took so long for arthroscopic techniques to be applied also to the hip joint. He reviews the special features of the anatomy of the hip and why it makes it much more challenging than the knee and shoulder to work with.
A urologist and orthopedic surgeon consider the implications of a study of surgical quality conducted by a group of bariatric surgeons. They conclude that nobody knows surgical quality better than other surgeons and that, for now, there is no data driven objective substitute for surgeon opinion about quality.
Online Shopping for Surgery
Years ago, if you wanted to buy a book, you went to a bookstore. Not any more. Today, you buy books online. This video demonstrates how you can shop for surgery packages online.
With choice contracting and direct cost rising, patients are being quickly transformed into consumers. The Institute for Healthcare Consumerism helps to shed light on consumer interests as they relate to shopping for surgery.