Dr. Bruce Leslie recently returned from the 2014 AAOS National Orthopaedic Leadership Conference (NOLC) where he met with lawmakers on Capitol Hill to discuss the SGR fix and other issues affecting Medicare patients. Dr. Leslie continues to serve as Chair of the Government Affairs Committee of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand.
Dr. Dan Quinn of Newton Wellesley Orthopedic Associates joins Rob Bradford to talk about the ins and outs when it comes to the knees of Patriots first-round draft pick Dominque Easley. Easley has undergone ACL surgeries on each of his knees and pronounced himself 80 percent ready during his pre-draft workout. Dr. Quinn offers an idea as to what might be realistic expectations for Easley.
The Outpatient Surgery Center (OSC) at Newton-Wellesley Hospital has been named a 2014 recipient of the Press-Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award for patient satisfaction. The award is given to surgery centers reaching the 95th percentile in categories of patient satisfaction, physician engagement, and employee engagement.
New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski tore the ACL and MCL in his knee during a late comeback victory against the Cleveland Browns on December 8. Matthew Messina, D.O. joins Chris Price from WEEI Sports Radio to talk about ACL injuries and how they are treated.
Bruce Leslie, M.D. gave lectures on Health Policy as well as Pursuing Value and Quality in Hand Surgery at the 2013 meeting of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) from October 3rd-5th in San Francisco. The ASSH is the largest international organization representing hand and upper extremity surgeons all over the world. Dr. Leslie serves as the chair of the Government Affairs Committee of the ASSH.