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OCOT Trauma Paper Competition

Submission Deadline Extended!

Deadline to submit abstracts extended to Wednesday, April 27 at 5:00 pm.

Provisions in the 2016 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule that will affect surgical practice: An overview

New payment policy and coding and reimbursement changes set forth in the 2016 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) final rule took effect January 1, 2016.

The Calling of Rural Surgery

Large healthcare systems, massive surgery centers - these are the realities for some urban surgeons.

Bill aims to create two-step process to improve Ohio’s trauma system

June 18, 2015

Lawmakers introduced a bill on Tuesday that they say should make Ohio’s trauma system more effective and lower the rate at which the state’s residents die of serious injuries.

Communication and Transparency Keys to Risk Management

June 18, 2015

Atlanta—In the health care industry, communication and transparency both play a large role in maintaining patient safety and ensuring management of clinical risk. In fact, about 70% of adverse events (AEs) can be traced back to gaps in communication.

Ohio lawmakers want to speed up trauma emergency transport

June 18, 2015

Two Ohio legislators are pushing for changes to how emergency workers deal with trauma victims in hopes to improve patient transportation.

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June 18, 2015