Level of Preoperative Preparedness Directly Related to Patient Anxiety, Satisfaction, and Outcomes

The effectiveness of preoperative education and instructions is vital to the overall quality of care. Higher levels of preparedness have proven to have a positive effect on patient outcomes and level of satisfaction. According to one Gallup poll, when patients strongly agreed that “I knew what to expect after surgery,” 72 percent were extremely satisfied […]

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Wellbe Announces Webinar on Meeting the Needs of the Contemporary Orthopedic Patient

OrthoServiceLine.com, a free resource to the orthopedic community sponsored by Wellbe, is hosting a complimentary webinar featuring Kristi Crowe and Allison Heddon from Sg2, titled “Meeting the Needs of the Contemporary Orthopedic Patient.” Today’s consumers are juggling responsibilities like never before, causing them to seek not only effective but efficient service providers. The trend is […]

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Wellbe Announces Webinar on Preparing for Medicare’s Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CCJR) Model

OrthoServiceLine.com, a free resource to the orthopedic community sponsored by Wellbe, is hosting a complimentary webinar featuring Kevin Lieb, Senior Director for MedAssets’ Physician Alignment Solutions, titled “Prepping for CCJR: Lessons Learned in Physician Alignment and Bundled Payments.” With CMS’ recent announcement of its Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CCJR) payment model and its plan […]

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Wellbe Releases Second Annual “Joint Replacement Benchmark Report”

Wellbe, Inc., creator of the Guided CarePath for Total Joint Replacement, today announced the results of the second annual “Joint Replacement Benchmark Report,” a survey of 100 hospital orthopedic departments, benchmarking their practices in total joint replacements for hips and knees. “With the recent announcement by Medicare on the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CCJR) […]

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Wellbe Announces Webinar on the Perioperative Surgical Home (PSH) Model of Care

OrthoServiceLine.com, a free resource to the orthopedic community sponsored by Wellbe, is hosting a complimentary webinar featuring Dr. Mike Schweitzer, Vice President of Healthcare Delivery Transformation at VHA Southeast, titled “Implementation of a Perioperative Surgical Home (PSH).” The PSH is a patient-centered, physician-led system of coordinated care that guides patients through the entire surgical experience. […]

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Wellbe Announces Sponsorship of the 2015 Musculoskeletal Leadership Summit

OrthoServiceLine.com, a leading national resource to the orthopedic community sponsored by Wellbe, today announced that registration is open for 2015 Musculoskeletal Leadership Summit, an intimate, seminar-styled conference designed for business leaders on the forefront of orthopedics and spine. The conference will be held September 10-11, 2015, at the Encore Resort at the Wynn in Las […]

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Butler Health System and Wellbe Awarded HHS Grant for Diabetes Self-Management

The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services has awarded a $200,000 grant to Butler Health System and Madison-based Wellbe as part of the Rural Health Care Services Outreach Grant Program to support diabetes self-management using online patient engagement. The project will serve rural areas of Butler, Venango, Lawrence, and Clarion counties with an innovative […]

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Wellbe Announces Webinar on Joint Commission Certification for Hip and Knee Programs

OrthoServiceLine.com, a free resource to the orthopedic community sponsored by Wellbe, is hosting a complimentary webinar featuring Michelle Rogers, Spine Coordinator and former Joint Coordinator for Methodist Dallas Medical Center, titled “Methodist Dallas Medical Center’s Joint Commission Journey.” Methodist Dallas Medical Center designed their joint replacement program, called The Methodist Joint Academy, around the patient […]

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Wellbe Announces Webinar on Launching Bundled Payment Initiatives

OrthoServiceLine.com, a free resource to the orthopedic community sponsored by Wellbe, is hosting a complimentary webinar featuring Sheldon Hamburger, a Principal of The Aristone Group, titled “90 Days to Bundled Payments: Roadmap and Methodology for Implementing Your Bundled Payments Initiative.” CMS’ recent announcement to “double down” on value-based models including bundled payments demonstrates their commitment […]

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Wellbe CEO, James Dias, to Present at Two Upcoming Bundled Payment Conferences

James Dias, CEO of Wellbe and creator of the cloud-based Guided CarePath™, is presenting at two upcoming bundled payment conferences. The 2015 Healthcare Bundled Payments Congress will bring together the healthcare leaders that are on the front lines of implementing bundled payment programs to share their experiences, along with the challenges and opportunities that bundled […]

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