Dr. Kenneth Polivy has been named to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) Board of Councilors. Congratulations Dr. Polivy! He will be serving as an advisor on relations between the AAOS and state/regional orthopaedic societies. Learn more about AAOS on their website.
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.