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Value-based Healthcare : Increasing Value by Reducing Implant-related Health Care Costs. / Waldrop, Virginia H.; Laverty, David C.; Bozic, Kevin J.In: Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, Vol. 477, No. 2, 01.02.2019, p. 281-283.
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T1 - Value-based Healthcare
T2 - Increasing Value by Reducing Implant-related Health Care Costs
AU - Waldrop, Virginia H.
AU - Laverty, David C.
AU - Bozic, Kevin J.
N1 - Funding Information: The barriers above are substantial but not insurmountable. Surgeons need to work with communication and public health experts to engage patients and policymakers on the issue and in corporate patient feedback into future messaging. At the same time, more clinical research needs to be done. Retrospective cohort studies [1, 7] comparing generic and branded simple trauma implants like plates and screws have demonstrated equivalent clinical outcomes. A natural next step that wouldhelpovercomebarriersat eachof the levels discussed for generic trauma implants would be a prospective randomized trial comparing the two, ideally funded by grant support, but also potentially by the relevant generic. Copyright: Copyright 2019 Elsevier B.V., All rights reserved.
PY - 2019/2/1
Y1 - 2019/2/1
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U2 - 10.1097/01.blo.0000534683.24250.9c
DO - 10.1097/01.blo.0000534683.24250.9c
M3 - Comment/debate
C2 - 29762154
AN - SCOPUS:85060125462
VL - 477
SP - 281
EP - 283
JO - Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research
JF - Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research
SN - 0009-921X
IS - 2