(AUDIO) A new effort by the United States Bone and Joint Initiative will take a close look at how primary care doctors and other clinicians currently collaborate (or not) to treat osteoarthritis patients, with a view toward recommending necessary changes. Here Dr. Kim Templeton, president of the Initiative and professor of orthopedic surgery at the University of Kansas Medical Center looks toward a change in the paradigm.
What does it mean to change the paradigm of osteoarthritis treatment?
What’s prompting this proposed change?
Specifically what might this mean for the management of osteoarthritis in primary care?
|Prepare for a New Paradigm in Osteoarthritis Management|
Prepare for a New Paradigm in Osteoarthritis Management
Chronic Osteoarthritis Management Initiative
United States Bone and Joint Initiative (scroll down to page 5)