The wound closed 11 weeks after OxyBand treatments began.
Either the majority of patients do not heal in a few weeks, or we are spending billions of dollars a year on advanced therapeutics that patients don’t need. Which is it? How can we tell?
Because if you become subject to MIPS the following year, you can get extra points for having improved in a category where your performance was not so great.
It is now considered negligent for practitioners to try navigating the treacherous sea of real world practice without a registry to monitor and improve performance. Thanks to Codman, the surgeons had about 100 years head start. We have a lot of catching up to do.
There’s a lot of back and forth about the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), and it’s hard to decide whether it’s good news or bad news.
We ARE missing something here. I look at these photos a lot and I wonder – what is it?
Lymphedema is wildly under-diagnosed, even when it’s clinically obvious.