Miller-Breslow A
New England Baptist Hospital
SurgeryPaymentActuarial scienceRelative valueNeuritisUpper limbFee-for-serviceWristAnterior interosseous nerveQuality (business)ParalysisReimbursementOpt-outIncentiveTreatment planHand functionNonoperative treatmentFull recoverySurgical decompressionBundled paymentsPhysical examinationMedicinePhysical medicine and rehabilitation
Publications 3
In 1992, the use of relative value units to link a particular payments with specific services was initiated to replace traditional fee for service. The system incentivizes volume rather than quality. In 1997, initiatives were formalized to emphasize quality measures. Physicians must participate in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS). Physicians can opt out of MIPS if they participate in an Alternative Payment Model such as Bundled Payments. Reimbursement based on an episode of care r...
#1Miller-Breslow A (New England Baptist Hospital)H-Index: 2
#2Andrew L. Terrono (New England Baptist Hospital)H-Index: 15
Last. Lewis H. Millender (New England Baptist Hospital)H-Index: 28
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Abstract Although the current recommendation for the treatment of spontaneous anterior interosseous nerve paralysis is surgical decompression, there has been recent evidence in the neurologic literature that these lesions are examples of a neuritis. We followed 10 cases of spontaneous partial anterior interosseous nerve paralysis. All patients were seen initially with a typical history of pain. Seven had signs of other nerve involvement either on physical examination or electromyogram analysis. ...
#1Miller-Breslow AH-Index: 2
#2Lewis H. MillenderH-Index: 28
Last. Paul FeldonH-Index: 10
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: The rheumatoid patient with complex involvement or multiple deformities of the hand and wrist can be a challenge to the hand surgeon. A systematic and orderly approach is used to formulate and execute a treatment plan that is realistic and that can result in modest, but significant improvement in overall hand function. The evaluation and treatment philosophy which is described can help turn a complicated and seemingly overwhelming situation into smaller components which can be treated in one o...
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